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Monday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Devils Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps make a few more cuts ahead of tonight’s game in Newark, where they’ll take the ice still looking for their first win of the preseason.

Washington Capitals v New Jersey Devils Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • The big news out of camp yesterday was the absence of Ilya Samsonov, who missed practice with a lower-body injury. [NHL, WaPo, NBCSW]
  • Hear from the coach and a few of the guys after yesterday’s camp. [Caps video (Laviolette, McMichael, Carlson, Caps365)]
  • Connor McMichael and Hendrix Lapierre continue their friendly battle for a potential spot in the opening night lineup. [NHL]
  • The Caps made a few more cuts to the roster ahead of tonight’s game in Newark:
  • A few leftovers from Saturday night’s loss in Philadelphia. [Vogs, S&S]
  • Previews and predictions for the Metropolitan Division in the season ahead. [SI]
  • It could be a tight division battle this year, and every point matters - so how does each team stack up when it comes to that gimmicky extra point in the shootout? [All About the Jersey]
  • The Bears released their training camp roster as they get things rolling today in Hershey. [HBH]
  • When compared to the rest of his contemporaries (and considering his physical style), Alex Ovechkin’s endurance really needs to be appreciated. [NoVa Caps]
  • Finally, happy birthday to Justin Williams, who celebrates the big 4-0 today!