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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The coaching search takes a small step forward, reviewing offseason priorities and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • The Caps have received permission to interview former Preds coach Peter Laviolette, and unsurprisingly he’s expected to be one of the contenders to take over in DC. [31 Thoughts, The Score, NBCSW]
  • Comparing Laviolette to another of the presumed candidates for the Caps’ next coach, Gerard Gallant. [NoVa Caps]
  • Breaking down 2019-20 for Nicklas Backstrom (and stay tuned for more on the Caps’ forward later today). [Peerless]
  • A look at how much ice time the Caps’ prospects have gotten during these strange times. [NoVa Caps]
  • As often happens under the current system when a team has a long run of, at minimum, making the postseason, the Caps’ farm system is somewhat anemic. [NBCSW]
  • During this offseason, defense should be a priority for GM Brian MacLellan. [StarsandSticks]
  • If the Caps were to lose Braden Holtby to free agency, what other options might they have to form a tandem with Ilya Samsonov next season? [NoVa Caps]
  • Remembering Mike Green’s time with the Capitals as the blueliner hangs up his skates. [NoVa Caps]