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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps add a bunch of defensive depth, taking a closer look at the Lundqvist signing and more.

NHL: APR 18 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round - Capitals at Hurricanes Photo by Greg Thompson/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

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  • GM Brian MacLellan went on a little shopping spree yesterday to beef up the team’s depth on the blueline, with a one-year deal for Trevor van Riemsdyk... [Rink, Caps, NHL, WaPo, The Score, NoVa Caps, RMNB]
  • ...for former Kings defenseman Paul LaDue... [Caps, NoVa Caps]
  • ...and bringing Cameron Schilling back into the fold. [Caps, NoVa Caps, RMNB, StarsandSticks]
  • With a new deal for Jonas Siegenthaler and potentially another depth forward needed, the Caps are tight to the cap (as usual)... and a move may be in the future. [NBCSW]
  • And this slew of new blueliners may signal that the trade is going to impact the team’s defensive corps. [NBCSW]
  • Is Henrik Lundqvist a better option than Braden Holtby? [StarsandSticks]
  • Looking at why the Lundqvist deal works... and why it doesn’t. [Sporting News]
  • New defenseman Justin Schultz gives the Caps some flexibility in their top two defensive pairs. [NBCSW]
  • After not receiving a qualifying offer from the Caps, Travis Boyd has headed north, inking a deal with the Maple Leafs. Thanks for everything, Travis! [PPP, Leafs]
  • The Caps are just one of a handful of recent Cup winners who are breaking up their championship cores. [AP]
  • Happy 46th birthday to Jason Arnott, and happy 54th to Shawn Chambers.
  • And finally... one more time, with all the feelings. Thank you, Braden. [Ted’s Take, Puck Prose]