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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: what AntMan has yet to show the Caps, a blueline in flux and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • The Washington Capitals only got Anthony Mantha for 14 games during the 2021 season so there is still a lot of his play that remains to be seen, but his ceiling in DC is high. [WHN]
  • The left side of the Caps’ blueline remains in flux and the coaching staff has plenty of options for defensive pairings. [Athletic ($)]
  • Ilya Samsonov conducted a training session for youth goalies in his hometown of Magnitogorsk, Russia yesterday. [NoVa Caps]
  • While the Caps’ veterans are unlikely to avoid a drop-off, there are plenty of ways to keep it from impacting the team too much as a whole. [NBCSW]
  • Washington does not have the deepest prospect pool in the league, but there are certainly other prospects worth watching this year other than Connor McMichael. [S+S]
  • Free agent signings are not always a slam dunk, and every team in the league has at least one real stinker during the cap era. [Bleacher Report]
  • Former Rangers’ GM Jeff Gorton spoke on the incident between Tom Wilson and Artemi Panarin last season and everything that followed. [NoVa Caps]
  • Finally, happy 60th birthday to Dave Tippett!