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Sunday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Bruins Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps get their first taste of preseason action against the last team they faced in the postseason

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Boston Bruins v Washington Capitals - Game Five Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of this evening’s preseason bout against the Bruins, including lineups from both sides. [Caps, NBCSW, 98.5 The Hub]
  • Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom are part of an aging core that the team’s brass is betting - and hoping - can still lead them to contention. [WaPo]
  • Michal Kempny will be among those dressing for today’s game, and it hopefully marks the culmination of two long years battling back from injury. [NBCSW, The Athletic ($)]
  • Pics from Day 3 of training camp. [NoVA Caps]
  • The Caps remain confident in their young goaltending duo of Ilya Samsonov and Vitek Vanecek. [WDVM]
  • Previewing the season ahead for Conor Sheary... [Peerless]
  • ...and Daniel Sprong. [S&S]
  • Ranking each of the divisions heading into the 2021-22 season. [The Score]
  • Happy 41st birthday to Brooks “Batya” Orpik.
  • And finally, the best news: