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Thursday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Penguins Game Day

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps look to shake off yet another OT loss when they host Game 6 of 8 against the Pens, the power play is making a comeback and more.

Pittsburgh Penguins v Washington Capitals Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of tonight’s rematch from Vogs, and as always be sure to visit our SB Nation partners over at Pensburgh for the other side of the rivalry.
  • Usually one of the best power plays in the league, the Caps struggled with the extra man last season - but some small tweaks are already paying off this year. [WaPo]
  • Justin Schultz answers some burning questions from season ticketholders. [Caps video]
  • With Ilya Samsonov nearing a return, the Caps’ goaltending situation gets a little murkier. [THW]
  • Checking in with the team after yesterday’s optional skate. [Caps video (Laviolette, Hagelin, Wilson)]
  • A few leftovers from Tuesday’s OT loss. [Caps, RMNB, S&S]
  • Where do the Caps fall on the latest Sweet 16 ranking after a somewhat uneven week? [NHL]
  • The Caps have some of the very best jerseys in the league (the reverse retro notwithstanding). [S&S]
  • There has been a lot of turnover on the Caps’ roster since last season - so how are those far flung 2019-20 Caps doing? [THW]
  • Finally, happy 50th birthday to Byron Dafoe, happy 70th to Andre Peloffy, and happy 35th to Jeff Schultz.