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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Lundqvist will be on a mission in DC, the Caps may not be done winning Metro titles just yet and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • There are plenty of current greats looking to add that elusive championship to their legacy; perhaps one of them could capture that ring this year in DC. [USA Today]
  • That guy (Henrik Lundqvist, in case that wasn’t clear) may be able to help Ilya Samsonov - but make no mistake, he’s not about to just hand over the starting role. [NBCSW]
  • The Caps may not be ready to hang up their Metropolitan Division crown just yet. [NBCSW]
  • The AHL has made plans to align with the NHL’s hopeful January 1 start date, setting the opener for their season for February 5. [AP]
  • Conducting a mock expansion draft for the newest incoming NHL franchise, the Seattle Kraken. [NoVa Caps]
  • Women’s hockey has been on hold since March; now a $1 million commitment from Secret to the PWHPA is helping the players get back on the ice where they belong. [ESPN]
  • Finally, happy 42nd birthday to Chris Corrinet, and happy 61st to Mike Gartner.