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Tuesday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Kings Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps look to end their home skid against the visiting Kings, updates on the org’s prospect pool and more.

NHL: FEB 11 Kings at Capitals Photo by Mark Goldman/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • It’s a light week but an important one nonetheless; find out all about it in this week’s Snapshots. [Rink]
  • Check in on the month that was for the team’s prospects. [Rink, NoVa Caps]
  • Previews of tonight’s royal rumble against the Kings from Vogs, Peerless, NoVa Caps, NBCSW, OC Register, and FLM, and be sure to check out our SB Nation partners over at Jewels from the Crown for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • A few leftovers from Sunday’s disappointment against Pittsburgh. [Caps, RMNB]
  • Once a defenseman who relied on his physicality, Jonas Siegenthaler feels it’s gone missing from his game - and he aims to get it back. [WaPo]
  • Coach Reirden hasn’t officially fired the starter’s pistol on a competition between his two netminders, but expect to see more of Ilya Samsonov in the coming weeks. [NBCSW]
  • The Caps’ goalie situation is a spicy storyline to watch down the stretch. [ESPN]
  • Is Nick Jensen deserving of the criticism he’s taken this year, or is he just an easy scapegoat? [StarsandSticks]
  • Reviewing every player on the Caps’ roster and how he stacks up against his contract. [NoVa Caps]
  • Key questions facing the Caps as they head into the final stretch of the season. [THW]
  • Happy 76th birthday to Gary Smith, happy 22nd to Beck Malenstyn, happy 34th to Steve Oleksy, and happy 51st to Joe Sacco.
  • And finally, a couple of thrilling comebacks highlight the Caps’ plays of the month: