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Wednesday Caps Clips: Caps Veto Senators; Caps @ Flyers Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps roll over the Sens before heading up to Philly for a date with the Flyers, Carlson continues to defy the odds and more.

Washington Capitals v Philadelphia Flyers Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Talking comebacks, Holtby, the All-Star Game and other topics on a star-studded episode of Japers’ Rink Radio. [Rink]
  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night’s win from us, Vogs, Caps video (Reirden, locker room, recap), NHL, AP, WaPo, Ottawa Citizen, NBCSW (and again), NoVa Caps, RMNB, and Silver Seven Sens.
  • Last night marked the team’s fourth annual Pride Night, with players on both teams using , Pride Tape as a sign of unity with the LGBTQ+ community. [Caps, Caps video, WUSA9]
  • Previews of tonight’s Broad Street battle from Vogs and Peerless, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at Broad Street Hockey for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • John Carlson has been scoring at an insane clip that defies both his position and his age. [Five Thirty-Eight]
  • News and notes from yesterday’s pregame skate. [Caps]
  • Alex Ovechkin is one of many NHL players electing to skip this year’s All-Star Game; the League is not impressed with this growing trend. [ESPN, The Score]
  • Sunday’s comeback was orchestrated with the Caps’ goalie on the bench - so how successful have they been over the course of the season with the empty net? [NoVa Caps]
  • With Ilya Samsonov’s strong start, the Caps have the luxury of a strong one-two punch in net. [WaPo]
  • Grading the Caps’ offseason moves at the halfway point of the campaign. [NoVa Caps]
  • And grading every one of the 31 teams overall at the halfway point. [ESPN]
  • The three biggest surprises so far this season. [Puck Prose]