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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: potential free agent targets, prospect updates and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • The Washington Capitals have limited cap space to work with, but there are still free agent options to look at. [NBCSW]
  • Team Sweden is holding an Olympic preparatory meeting next week, and current Caps Nicklas Backstrom and Carl Hagelin plus former Cap Andre Burakovsky will be in attendance. [NoVa Caps]
  • Speaking of former Caps, center Travis Boyd signed a one-year deal with the Arizona Coyotes yesterday — congrats, Boyd! [Coyotes]
  • Preseason hockey is alive and well in Europe, and Capitals’ 2021 fifth round draft pick Haakon Hanelt tallied one goal and two assists in the Under 20 Summer Challenge tournament. [NoVa Caps]
  • Finally, happy 45th birthday to Jeff Friesen, 58th birthday to Mike Siltala, and 63rd birthday to Howard Walker!