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Monday Caps Clips: A Boo-tiful Win

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps wrap things up on the road with a big win in Philly, Nick Jensen gets on the scoresheet and more.

Washington Capitals v Philadelphia Flyers Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • For the first time in almost a year, the Caps played a game in front of actual fans - and welcomed them back by beating the hometown team. Bring on the boos! [NBCSW]
  • Meanwhile Ilya Samsonov rebounded from a bit of a leaky goal early on to turn in his strongest performance in a long time, stopping 36 shots. [NBCSW]
  • Hear from the coach and some of the players after yesterday’s pregame skate. [Caps video (Laviolette, Ovechkin, Eller/Oshie)
  • The Capitals were confused and/or skeptical about the League’s ruling that put Wilson on the sidelines for seven games. [NBCSW, WashTimes]
  • The Caps’ power play has had its ups and downs, but mostly downs on the road - is it as bad as it seems? [S&S]
  • Looking back at the past week in Caps’ and East Division action. [Peerless, All About the Jersey]
  • Finally, happy 53rd birthday to Rob Zettler, happy 45th to Chris Clark, happy 58th to Mike Lalor, happy 50th to Rob Pearson, and happy 60th to Larry Murphy (woop woop).