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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: How Tony Granato’s support helped Emily Engel-Natzke carve out a path to the pros, pondering whether Ovechkin can continue to dominate and more.

Washington Capitals v Toronto Maple Leafs Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Emily Engel-Natzke worked closely with Badgers’ coach Tony Granato to prepare herself for a career in the pros - and leaned on him and the Badgers staff during the toughest time in her life. [UWBadgers]
  • At 34 years old, Alex Ovechkin led the NHL in goals; will he still be able to do so at 35 and beyond? [NBCSW]
  • Grading Tom Wilson’s 2019-20 campaign. [S&S]
  • Previewing Team Sweden ahead of the upcoming World Junior Championships. [THW]
  • Former Caps defensive prospect Patrick McNeill, who won two Calder Cups with the Bears, is moving behind the bench of his hometown GOJHL team. [Strathroy Age Dispatch]
  • The new reverse retro jerseys went on sale yesterday, and have immediately become a hot commodity, drawing long lines at Medstar and selling out online. [NoVa Caps, RMNB, S&S]
  • Over the course of Hockey Fights Cancer month, the Caps took time to remember and honor family members, friends, and devoted fans who battled cancer. [NBCSW]
  • Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation is launching its annual “Family-to-Family” Program, supporting deserving local families - and you can pitch in here.
  • Finally, happy birthday to former Cap (and new assistant coach of Vegas’s AHL affiliate) Joel Ward, who turns the big 4-0 today!