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Thursday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Ovechkin’s season gets the once-over, a surprising possibility for Holtby’s replacement and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Putting yet another mediocre season by the Caps’ captain under the microscope. Just dead weight as usual, amirite? [Rink, RMNB]
  • Peter Laviolette hasn’t officially announced his coaching staff yet, but longtime assistant Kevin McCarthy is likely at the top of the list to join the team. [NoVa Caps]
  • After another lackluster season, the idea of trading Evgeny Kuznetsov has been tossed around by some. Keith Jones thinks that would be a mistake. [NBCSW]
  • Things are bad for the KHL right now, with 200+ players testing positive for or recovering from COVID... which isn’t ideal for the many Caps prospects playing there. [NBCSW]
  • It seems like Marc-Andre Fleury’s time with Vegas is coming to an end... might he wind up taking the spot of rival Braden Holtby? [THW]
  • Looking at some affordable options to upgrade the Caps’ blueline. [StarsandSticks]
  • Finally, happy 32nd birthday to Paul Carey and Karl Alzner.