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Thursday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: More season recaps, shaking out the situation in net and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Wrapping up the 2020-21 season for the Caps’ very own honey badger, T.J. Oshie. [Rink, RMNB]
  • Sorting out the situation in net for the Caps going forward, with both Ilya Samsonov and Vitek Vanecek potentially staking a claim at the #1 job. [WHN]
  • Of course, if Samsonov is to be the Caps’ starter, the pending RFA is going to need a new deal. What might his next contract look like? [NBCSW]
  • Filling out a report card for veteran backup-backup turned surprise eventual starter Craig Anderson. [S&S]
  • As usual, the Caps are one of a handful of cap-strapped teams who may need to make a trade before next season to stay compliant. [BR]
  • If the NHL actually goes forward with allowing players to participate in the 2022 Olympics, which of the American Caps might be Beijing-bound? [NoVa Caps]
  • Finally, happy 56th birthday to Alain Raymond.