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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: rookie camp attendees, the latest Top 25 Under 25 installment, players who can make or break the team and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Numbers 10 through 6 in our Washington Capitals Top 25 Under 25 are out, so check it out to see who cracked the top ten. [Rink]
  • If you frequent the Rink’s comment sections, make sure you’re up to date on the new commenting system rolling out today. [Rink]
  • The roster for this weekend’s Rookie Camp at MedStar was released yesterday, featuring both new and familiar faces. [Caps, WHN, NBCSW, NoVa Caps, S+S]
  • Which players can make or break the Caps this season? Hint: it’s pretty much exactly who you think. [S+S]
  • Another look at Caps who appear destined to make their countries’ olympic rosters come January. [NBCSW]
  • The South Carolina Stingrays, Washington’s ECHL affiliate, signed goaltender Cedrick Andree to a contract for the 2021-2022 season yesterday. [PHN]
  • Where do the Capitals stand in Bleacher Report’s latest NHL power rankings? [Bleacher Report]
  • The New Jersey Devils made some offseason upgrades, but is the Metro Division rival up to par? [NBCSW]
  • Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Jack Egers, a former Capital who passed away last Friday; Egers scored the first game-winning goal in franchise history. [WaPo]
  • Happy 32nd birthday to Stanley Cup champion Braden Holtby, and happy 27th birthday to Anthony Mantha!

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