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Wednesday Caps Clips: Welcome Back!

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The boys are back for the start of training camp, the Caps’ rookie camp provides a glimpse into the future, previewing player performances and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • The boys are back, the schedule and roster is set, and for the first time in over a year, training camp is open to the public! [Caps, S&S]
  • Previewing the season ahead for T.J. Oshie... [Peerless]
  • ...and exploring whether Nick Jensen is ready to take the next step this season. [S&S]
  • There could be an opening for Martin Fehervary on the Caps’ blueline... but Hershey coach Scott Allen says whether he makes the leap to the NHL is up to him. [NBCSW]
  • Fellow defensive prospect Aliaksei Protas spent time in the KHL last season - and that time playing against men has helped him grow. [NBCSW, RMNB]
  • 2020 draft pick Bear Hughes is making the most of his unorthodox path to the NHL. [WHN]
  • This weekend’s rookie camp provides a sneak peek - and hopefully a positive one - into the future of the Caps. [THW]
  • Mic’d up rookie? Fun. Mic’d up rookie who sings? Delightful.
  • Three reasons to get excited for the preseason. [S&S]
  • Nothing Caps-specific but lots of hockey goodness as 32 (!) Thoughts returns, and that’s worth celebrating. [Sportsnet]
  • Breaking down the Metro Division centers. [Canes Country]
  • One question facing each team as training camps open around the NHL. [Sportsnet]
  • Finally, happy 62nd birthday to Harvie Pocza.