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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: January 1st puck drop for the 2020-2021 season is still the plan.

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2020 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Commissioner Gary Bettman Press Conference Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • In lieu of the NBA announcing yesterday that they have tentatively agreed to begin their next season in December, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly reaffirmed that the league’s goal is still a January 1 puck drop for the 2020-2021 season. [TSN]
  • There are a lot of unknowns about the upcoming NHL season, but what are some of the biggest questions facing the Capitals in particular? [NoVa Caps]
  • If you, like me, are in need of a fun distraction right now, might I suggest reliving some of Tom Wilson’s biggest and best goals? [StarsandSticks]
  • In an interview with a Czech news outlet, Vitek Vanecek said that he is staying positive and is ready to fight for as much ice time with the Caps as he can. [NoVa Caps]
  • Want to take a deep dive into the efficiency of each NHL team’s contracts? Heck yeah you do! [Athletic ($)]
  • Alex Ovechkin, in one of his many recent interviews in Russia, gave his thoughts on the prospect of no checking in the OHL, training, and former Cap Dmitrij Jaskin’s success with Moscow Dynamo. [NoVa Caps]

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