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Thursday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: the case for Kuzy, Vanecek’s 2021-2022 potential and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • There were plenty of trade rumors surrounding Evgeny Kuznetsov when this offseason began, but there is a solid case for why the Washington Capitals should hold onto him. [NoVa Caps]
  • Vitek Vanecek has the potential to avoid a sophomore slump and put together a very solid second year in the NHL. [S+S]
  • Alex Ovechkin is no stranger to scoring goals — how many do you think he’ll tally this season? [NBCSW]
  • Make sure you participate in Dom Luszczyszyn’s 2021 fan survey on confidence in each team’s front office. [Athletic]
  • In women’s hockey news, both the US and Canada grabbed victories in their IIHF Women’s World Championship exhibition games today. [Sportsnet]
  • Finally, happy 56th birthday to David Jensen!