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Monday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: TvR’s potential impact next season, more player and prospect reviews, cap space information and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • A post-trade deadline 2021 report card for Anthony Mantha. [S+S]
  • A 2021 season review for one of Washington’s top prospects, Alex Alexeyev. [NoVa Caps]
  • Although he has only spent one year with the organization, defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk has the potential to make a big difference for the Washington Capitals next season. [WHN]
  • With all of the buzz surrounding potentially moving Evgeny Kuznetsov this offseason, take a look at a few teams who might be interested in the Russian center. [S+S]
  • In an interview with a Swedish news outlet, Nicklas Backstrom discussed his hip injury and finishing his professional career with Brynäs IF. [NoVa Caps]
  • The cap overage penalty that Washington incurred for the 2021-2022 season due to bonuses for Zdeno Chara and Ilya Samsonov is not big, but it could still impact this offseason. [Athletic ($)]
  • Michal Kempny spent the weekend helping clean up Honodín, his Czech hometown, after a massive tornado devastated the southern region of the Czech Republic last Thursday. [RMNB]
  • This Caps’ season had plenty of highlights, but which three reigned supreme? [S+S]
  • Finally, happy 54th birthday to Patrice Lefebvre!