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Tuesday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Jets Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The slumping Caps look for a spark (and their missing offense) against the visiting Jets, the Black Hockey History tour returns to the DC area and more.

NHL: FEB 25 Jets at Capitals Photo by Mark Goldman/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • What does the week ahead hold for the Caps? Nothing easy, unfortunately... [Rink]
  • Previews of tonight’s flight against the Jets from Vogs, Jets, AP, Winnipeg Free Press, NoVa Caps, and feel free to fly on by our SB Nation pals over at Arctic Ice Hockey for the Winnipeg way of life.
  • The Caps seem to have left their offense in 2021 - and to fix it, they’re going to have to start wreaking some havoc in front of the opponent’s net. [NBCSW, THW]
  • At the other end of the rink, things have been... not great. Could it be time to go shopping for a new goalie? [S&S]
  • After missing the first part of the season with an injury, and later stretches due to COVID and other illness, Nicklas Backstrom is finally getting back into a rhythm. [WHN]
  • A few leftovers from Sunday’s loss to Vancouver, and the split weekend. [RMNB, THW]
  • The NHL’s Black Hockey History Tour is back in the area, and the Caps will be hosting it at two rinks this weekend. Check it out! [Caps]
  • See where the Caps stand on a series of different power rankings. [PHT, NBC Edge, The Score]
  • Finally, happy 30th birthday to Pheonix Copley, and raise a glass to the memory of Pete Laframboise, who would have been 72 today.