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Saturday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Debating numbers to retire, the NHL is headed back to the Olympics and more.

Ice Hockey - Winter Olympics Day 12 - Finland v Russia Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • 8, 19... and then who? Debating which current Caps’ numbers (if any) could head to the rafters in the coming years. [Rink]
  • The NHL is headed back to the Olympics - for now, at least - as the League and NHLPA reached an agreement to send the players to Beijing this February. [NHL]
  • Former Caps’ coach Todd Reirden will be joining his Pittsburgh boss Mike Sullivan behind the bench for Team USA. [The Score, NBCSW]
  • Taking a look at a handful of head coaches who might be feeling the heat this season. [NoVa Caps]
  • With the loss of some of their big-bodied defenders, how will the Caps defend their net front? [NBCSW]
  • Making a case for the Caps - and every team, really - to mandate vaccines for their players. [S&S]