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Friday Caps Clips: Jet Set

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps get blanked in Winnipeg, the stretch run begins with the deadline in the rearview mirror and more.

Washington Capitals v Winnipeg Jets Photo by Darcy Finley/NHLI via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night’s loss from us, Vogs, Caps video (Reirden, locker room, recap), Jets, NHL, AP, Reuters, WaPo, NBCSW (and again), Winnipeg Sun, Free Press, Peerless, RMNB, and NoVa Caps.
  • A look at five rental players who could benefit the most from their short-term stints. [THN]
  • With Ilya Kovalchuk in place, the Caps are using the final 20ish games to find some consistency in their bottom six. [WaPo]
  • There’s a sense of relief among the Caps now that the trade deadline has passed: this is their team. [NBCSW]
  • Are these the best defensive pairing options? Maybe. Maybe not. You be the judge. [RMNB]
  • Earlier this year, a salary cap crunch meant some tough decisions, namely choosing to keep Travis Boyd and send Chandler Stephenson to Vegas. Was it the right choice? [NoVa Caps]
  • What does the future hold for Alex Ovechkin (beyond, hopefully, a few more Stanley Cups)? [NBCSW]
  • If your heart can take reliving it, go back in time and review that infamous clock malfunction in Game 5 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final. [NoVa Caps]
  • During the season, Tom Wilson is focused on hockey - but in the summer, he turns his focus to the beach where his pro volleyball-playing girlfriend gets the spotlight. [WFP]
  • Finally, happy 52nd birthday to Jeff Greenlaw, happy 62nd to Jay Johnston, and happy 24th to Jakub Vrana.