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Saturday Caps Clips: Hail, Caesars?

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps take the leap into jersey sponsorship, the lines get a shuffle on Day 2 of camp, TVR should get a bigger role this year and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Three questions facing the Caps ahead of this upcoming season. [Rink]
  • Hear from the coach and some more of the Caps after Day 2 of training camp. [Caps video (Lavi, Vanecek, Samsonov, Kempny, Dowd)]
  • Day 2 featured some new-look forward lines - partly out of necessity, with Backstrom still ailing, and partly just to see what they’ve got. [WHN, RMNB, NoVa Caps (and pics)]
  • Both the coach and the GM seem pretty set on giving Trevor van Riemsdyk a bigger role this season. [NBCSW]
  • Previewing the season ahead for Dmitry Orlov. [S&S]
  • NBC Sports Washington has rolled out their regional TV schedule for the 2021-22 Caps, with four preseason and 69 regular season games headed to NBCSW. [Caps]
  • That thing everyone has been afraid of (or doesn’t care about at all) has happened - the Caps became the first NHL team to sell ad space on their jersey. [Caps, WaPo, NBCSW, ESPN, PHT, USA Today]
  • Three reasons why Evgeny Kuznetsov is going to break out this season. [S&S]
  • Finally, happy 44th birthday to Alexandre Volchkov.