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Monday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Bruins Game Day

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps wrap up their homestand with one more against the Bruins, a couple of injured Caps take the ice and more.

Boston Bruins v Washington Capitals Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Preview of tonight’s rematch against the Bruins from Vogs, NBCSW, SI, and as always be sure to visit our SBN pals over at Stanley Cup of Chowder for the view from Beantown.
  • Vitek Vanecek came into camp battling for a spot as the team’s backup and was thrust into the starting role by chance - but he’s thrived in that role. [WaPo]
  • Also off to a great start? Nicklas Backstrom, who has racked up 13 points so far and sits fourth in the league in scoring. [NoVa Caps]
  • The Caps have been getting outshot on a fairly regular basis since the start of the season, but the coach isn’t concerned about it... yet. [NBCSW]
  • Despite the injuries and despite the COVID protocol absences, the Caps’ new guys are getting the job done. [THW]
  • A few leftovers from Saturday’s OT win. [Caps, RMNB, S&S]
  • News and notes from yesterday’s practice, which featured non-contact appearances from Lars Eller and Brian Pinho. [NoVa Caps]
  • The current team’s roster construction is reminiscent of the team that won the Cup. [THW]
  • Wrapping up another week of hockey for the Caps and their division opponents. [Peerless, All About the Jersey]