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Friday Caps Clips: Happy Birthday, Ovi!

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: the Caps on national TV broadcasts, all Ovi all the time, training camp prep and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • ESPN and Turner Sports released their national NHL broadcast schedules for the 2021-2022 season yesterday, and the Washington Capitals will appear 13 times across their networks. [Capitals, WHN, NoVa Caps, RMNB]
  • Take a closer look at the undrafted free agents attending the Caps’ development camp this weekend. [NoVa Caps]
  • Previewing the 2021-2022 Capitals all the way from San Jose with our SB Nation pals Fear the Fin. [Fear the Fin]
  • What might a pre-training camp lineup look like for the Capitals? [NoVa Caps]
  • Martin Fehervary: young gun and potential x-factor. [S+S]
  • Check out the coverage of Alex Ovechkin at the 2021 NHL Media Tour from this week, including sneak peaks of content to be released throughout the season. [NoVa Caps]
  • One example of said content: a joint interview with Ovi and Sidney Crosby. [ESPN]
  • Kick off your weekend with a happy throwback and re-live Sergei Fedorov’s Game 7 magic of April 28, 2009. [S+S]
  • The Capitals sent five players to Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics; how many will they send this time around? [Athletic ($)]
  • The NHL salary cap will reportedly go up by $1 million for the 2022-2023 season. [NoVa Caps]
  • Next up in NBCSW’s Metro Division preview: Barry Trotz’s New York Islanders. [NBCSW]
  • Finally, happy 36th birthday to the one and only Alex Ovechkin! We hope you enjoy a big plate of chicken parm today, Ovi!