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Thursday Caps Clips: Time for Another Run

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps are confident in their chances, a couple of big-name goalies get set to hit the open market and more.

Washington Capitals Training Camp Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • The Caps’ 2019-20 season was very much a Jekyll and Hyde campaign. [Rink]
  • Updates from the latest day of training camp. [Caps video (Reirden, Alexeyev, Orlov, Vanecek, Caps365), NoVa Caps]
  • The Caps have an experienced team whose core knows what it takes to win - and they’re confident in their chances to make another run this summer. [WaPo]
  • The road to a second Stanley Cup won’t be easy, though. [THW]
  • Get used to hearing the vague and slightly frustrating phrase, “unfit to play”, to describe any ailment keeping a player out of the lineup - because it’s not going anywhere. [AP]
  • Players and coaches agree that they all share a responsibility to stay in the bubble over the next few months, and not do anything stupid. [ESPN]
  • In league news, sounds like Seattle will officially have a name by lunchtime today! [Seattle Times]
  • Braden Holtby and Robin Lehner will both hit the free-agent market at the end of this season - so what lies ahead for each? [THW]
  • How to build a dynasty. [StarsandSticks]
  • Monumental Sports has launched a campaign to encourage people to vote this November, partnering with non-partisan voting advocacy group When We All Vote. [MSE, DCist]
  • Happy 51st birthday to Andrew Cassels and Dmitri Khristich, and happy 29th to Dmitry Orlov.