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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps hold an intrasquad scrimmage, Chara adjusts to his new team and teammates, and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • News and highlights from yesterday’s intrasquad scrimmage, as Team White emerged victorious over Team Red 4-0. [Caps video, WaPo, NBCSW]
  • Hear from coach and players after the scrimmage. [Caps video (Laviolette, Vanecek, Sprong, Eller)]
  • Get the lowdown on all things training camp from Mike Vogel and Taryn Bray. [Caps365]
  • As he joins his first new team in 14 years, defenseman Zdeno Chara is trying to adjust to his new teammates and a new system. [NHL, NBCSW]
  • For fellow Slovakian defenseman Martin Fehervary, the opportunity to learn from a legend like Chara is exciting... even if it costs him a spot in the opening night lineup. [NoVa Caps]
  • Aging but dangerous - yup, that just about sums up this year’s Caps. [Stanley Cup of Chowder]
  • Final predictions for Caps’ goalie Ilya Samsonov. [S&S]
  • Samsonov is one of a number of young, super-talented Russian goalies starting to emerge in the NHL. [NoVa Caps]
  • The keys to the Caps’ success in the upcoming season lie in the power play and goaltending. [THW]
  • What will the 2020-21 season hold for Tom Wilson? [Peerless]
  • Looking at the five players who will be key to a successful campaign for the Caps. [THW]
  • NBC Sports Washington has released their plans for this season’s coverage, including Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin’s 24th season on the call... [NBCSW]
  • ...and a few appearances from lovable former Caps’ coach Bruce Boudreau! [Caps Outsider]
  • As the Caps’ core gets older, the team is in need of some solid defensive prospects. [THW]
  • Finally, check out this pretty passing play and finish by T.J. Oshie and friends at yesterday’s scrimmage: