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Wednesday Caps Clips: Draft Day, Part 2

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Big news (good and bad) on the Caps’ blueline, recapping Day 1 of the draft, Lundqvist rumors grow and more.

2020 NHL Draft - Round One Photo by Zach Guerette/NHLI via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • The JRR crew preps for this year’s draft and the UFA market in the latest episode. [Rink]
  • The Caps jumped up a couple of spots in last night’s opening round in order to bring Chicoutimi center Hendrix Lapierre into the organization. [Rink, Caps, WaPo, NBCSW, THW, The Score, NoVa Caps, StarsandSticks, RMNB]
  • Get to know the newest Caps’ prospect. [Rink, NoVa Caps]
  • Our resident draft guru takes a look at what may be available for the Caps in Rounds 2-7. [Rink]
  • Hear from GM Brian Maclellan after a busy Tuesday that culminated in a potential steal. [Caps video]
  • Breaking down the entire first round, from Alexis to Wienblatt. [NHL]
  • Tough news for the blueline, as Michal Kempny underwent surgery on his achilles tendon and is out 6-8 months. [WaPo, NBCSW, NoVa Caps, RMNB, StarsandSticks]
  • On a more positive side, the Caps have re-signed Brenden Dillon to a four-year deal. Welcome back, Dilly! [Rink, Caps, NHL, NBCSW, NoVa Caps, StarsandSticks, RMNB, Caps Outsider]
  • Speaking of signings, sh*t’s getting real on the Lundqvist front, kids... [AP, Sporting News, NBCSW, The Score]
  • The NHL has tabbed January 1 as a potential starting date for the 2021 season. [NHL]
  • Finally, happy 71st birthday to Jim Hrycuik, and happy 31st to Cameron Schilling.