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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: goalie chatter, free agent chatter and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • With Braden Holtby hitting free agency this offseason, the Capitals are going to need someone to play backup to Ilya Samsonov - here’s the case for choosing a veteran netminder. [NoVa Caps]
  • Speaking of Braden Holtby, where might he end up next season? [The Athletic ($)]
  • The 2018 playoffs version of Evgeny Kuznetsov was an absolute thrill to watch. What does Kuzy need to address this offseason to get back to that level? [StarsandSticks]
  • Another UFA the Capitals need to address: Brenden Dillon. Is he worth resigning? [THW]
  • Capitals’ blueline prospect Alex Alexeyev tallied his first career KHL point on Saturday night. [NoVa Caps]
  • In some divisional news, the Rangers traded Marc Staal to the Red Wings on Saturday. New York sent Staal and a 2021 second round draft pick to Detroit in exchange for future considerations. [NHL]