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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: 2020-2021 schedules, updates on the goalie situation, prospect news and more.

Washington Capitals v New York Islanders Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • The NHL released the 2020-2021 season schedules yesterday - the Capitals will open their season on January 14th in Buffalo. [Rink, WaPo ($), Vogs (and in video form), NBCSW, NoVa Caps]
  • When Henrik Lundqvist announced last week that he would not be suiting up this season, the Caps’ goaltending picture turned fuzzy. However, according to GM Brian MacLellan it’s starting to clear up. [WaPo ($), NBCSW, NoVa Caps]
  • GMBM also said that the Caps are considering prospect Connor McMichael for their taxi squad this season. [RMNB]
  • Who are the most intriguing Caps to keep an eye on this season? [S+S]
  • Capitals prospect Damien Riat has reportedly been recalled by the team, according to the Tribune de Geneve. [NoVa Caps]
  • The Hurricanes announced yesterday that their 2021 Stadium Series game, scheduled for February 20 at Carter-Finley Stadium, has been postponed. [Canes Country]
  • The Ontario Hockey League, which was scheduled to begin their delayed season on February 4, announced yesterday that they will further delay their start date. [TSN]

Happy Christmas Eve to those of you who celebrate! To get you in the holiday spirit, rewatch the Caps’ excellent video holiday card from last year: