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Sunday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Kovalchuk’s brief return to the NHL comes to an end, looking back at the most memorable moments of 2020 and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • The briefly exciting but ultimately fruitless “Ilya Kovalchuk as a Capital” experiment is at an end, as the forward has signed a two-year deal in the KHL. [NHL, PHT, The Score, ESPN, Sportsnet]
  • With captain Kirby Dach out with a wrist injury, Connor McMichael moved up to wear the A for Team Canada at the World Juniors. [The Score]
  • He then followed that up by scoring the crucial 16th goal in a lopsided win over Germany (and adding two assists earlier in the game). [Sportsnet]
  • Predicting the Caps’ taxi squad for the upcoming season. [S&S]
  • Handing out some end-of-season awards to the Caps. [NoVa Caps]
  • Reflecting back on some of the most memorable NHL moments of a very strange 2020. [NHL]
  • The Caps should look to replace Henrik Lundqvist via free agency or a trade. [THW]
  • Winners and losers of the new divisional alignment. [All About the Jersey]
  • A decade later, looking back at the Caps’ 2010-11 season. [NoVa Caps]