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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Lots of chatter about the upcoming expansion draft, with a smidge of discussion about preseason hockey.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • The Caps have released their 2021 preseason schedule, with two games apiece against the Bruins, Devils and Flyers heading your way this fall. [Caps]
  • What is the worst-case scenario for the Caps in next week’s expansion draft? [NBCSW]
  • It took the NHL a very long time (and introduced some epically horrible new teams) but with Vegas, it seems they finally got the expansion draft process right. [CP]
  • That Vegas draft was an educational experience for all involved - and both the Kraken and the rest of the league would do well to learn the lessons from it. [PHT]
  • Finally, happy 55th birthday to Mikhail Tatarinov - and hey, speaking of the expansion draft, happy 30th birthday to Nate Schmidt.