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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Big Tuna swims west, Vrana talks about his mother’s fight and more.

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New York Islanders v Washington Capitals - Game Five Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Inspired by his mother’s cancer fight, Jakub Vrana is always looking to bring positivity to people dealing with the disease however he can. [NHL]
  • Fan favorite Liam O’Brien has left the Capitals’ organization after six years, signing on with Avalanche AHL affiliate Colorado Eagles. [Eagles, NoVa Caps, RMNB, Caps Outsider]
  • Handing out 2019-20 season grades for Ilya Samsonov... [S&S]
  • ...and Nic Dowd. [S&S]
  • Ranking the offseason for each of the Eastern Conference on the bizarro-meter. [DGB, full article at the Athletic ($)]
  • Finally, happy 62nd birthday (yesterday) to Al Jensen.