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Wednesday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Predators Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps return home to face the slumping Preds,

NHL: DEC 31 Predators at Capitals

Your savory breakfast links:

  • The awesome Sean McIndoe, aka DownGoesBrown, joins the JRR crew to chat Caps and all things NHL. [Rink]
  • Catching up on the Alex Ovechkin calendar with a peek at his historic March production. [Rink]
  • Previews of tonight’s visit with the Preds from Vogs, Peerless, NoVa Caps, FLM, and NBCSW, be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at On the Forecheck for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • They may have a better view, but Alex Ovechkin’s teammates are just like us when it comes to enjoying his pursuit of 700. [NHL]
  • In that pursuit and in everything he does, Alex Ovechkin is incredibly hard to stop... but why? [NBCSW]
  • A few leftovers from Monday night’s win in Montreal. [Caps, AllHabs, RMNB, A Winning Habit, StarsandSticks, EOTP]
  • Catching up with John Carlson on fatherhood, his Norris aspirations and more. [THN]
  • The Caps have a chance to pick up some valuable points in the standings over the next few weeks - if they take advantage of it. [NoVa Caps]
  • News and notes from yesterday’s practice out at Medstar. [Caps video (Reirden, Caps365)]
  • We can quibble about whether Braden Holtby is in fact back on track after one strong outing in Montreal, but if he keeps it up, the Caps do have a solid goalie tandem. [WaPo]
  • The NHL is still very much about the team over individual, but the trend towards personalized goal songs is a nice shift towards allowing personality to shine through. [SPR]
  • Get a peek at Nicklas Backstrom’s off-ice life, including his two adorable munchkins (and one on the way) on the day he officially signed on for five more years. [Caps video]
  • Finally, happy 39th birthday to Roman Tvrdon, happy 34th to Chris Bourque, happy 37th to Tim Gleason, happy 43rd to Jason Doig, happy 56th to Ed Kastelic, happy 31st to Kevin Shattenkirk, and raise a glass in memory of Wayne Stephenson, who would’ve been 75 today.