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Tuesday Caps Clips: Bubble Boys

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The team settles in to their new life in Toronto, previewing the round-robin tournament and more.

Washington Capitals v New York Rangers Photo by Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images

Your bubbly breakfast links:

  • Dispatches from Day 1 in the bubble. [Caps video (Reirden, Carlson/Ovechkin, Hagelin), NoVa Caps]
  • Good news that we hope will continue: the NHL recorded zero positive COVID cases in the latest round of testing. Keep it up, fellas! [WaPo]
  • The game itself will be familiar, but it’s probably safe to say that these games are going to look like nothing we’ve ever seen before. [NHL]
  • Previewing the Eastern Conference round robin. [NHL, NESN]
  • Breaking down the numbers for the Caps against their round-robin opponents. [Peerless, NBCSW]
  • The Caps’ defense will b the key to their Cup hopes this summer. [THW]
  • How will the loss of Ilya Samsonov impact Braden Holtby’s pending free agency? [NBCSW]
  • Congrats to Garnet Hathaway, who is the Caps’ King Clancy Award nominee for his work in the community. [Caps, NBCSW, Caps Outsider, NoVa Caps, RMNB]
  • And finally, a very important update: PUPPY PLAYOFFS!