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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Doc Emrick calls it a career, exploring the ongoing fight for inclusion in the NHL, and more.

2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Five Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Best wishes to longtime NBC play-by-play voice Doc Emrick, who has announced his retirement after a 47-year career calling NHL games. [NHL, AP, PHT, NoVa Caps]
  • Many in the hockey world spent the day paying tribute to Doc... but no one’s tribute was better than Lars Eller’s (for obvious reasons):
  • The NHL has spent years proclaiming that “hockey is for everyone”. Black players in the League aren’t so sure that the whitest professional sport really is that inclusive. [538]
  • More on Lundqvist’s first visit to the capital... as a Capital. [NHL]
  • New Capitals blueliner Paul LaDue is eager to prove that he can play in the NHL. [Grand Forks Herald]
  • Finally, happy 42nd birthday to Mike Farrell.