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Monday Caps Clips: Bye, Bye Caps

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps head into the break on a high note, Connor McMichael impresses and more.

Washington Capitals v New York Islanders Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • A few leftovers from Saturday’s huge comeback win in Long Island. [Caps, RMNB, StarsandSticks (and again)]
  • After turning a potentially lopsided loss into a thrilling comeback win, the Caps head into the break on a high - and with an eye toward the postseason push. [WaPo]
  • The week in review for the Caps and their Metro pals. [Peerless, Pensburgh, All About the Jersey]
  • Comparing Nicklas Backstrom’s new deal to some contracts signed by players of similar age and/or talent. [THW]
  • Both the Capitals and the Nationals have found that with great success comes a challenge of keeping the band together - because everyone needs to get paid. [WashTimes]
  • Following Alex Ovechkin’s journey from rookie phenom to one of the top 10 goal-scorers in NHL history. [The Score]
  • Previewing the upcoming trade deadline and what each of the Metro teams might have in mind for the big day. [NoVa Caps]
  • From the “holy shit, that’s impressive” file: Prospect Connor McMichael picked up his fifth hat trick of the season (in just 32 games played) in yesterday’s win over Erie. [Knights, Global]
  • Checking in on a few other prospects in the system, including a trio of Bears that is starting to heat up. [NoVa Caps]