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Sunday Caps Clips: Victory!

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Laviolette shuffles the lines and the Caps pick up their first win, a new forward is reportedly joining the squad and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night’s win (!!!) from us, Vogs, Caps video (Laviolette, Mantha, Oshie, Kuemper, Sheary, recap), NHL, AP, WaPo, NBCSW, Gazette, Journal de Montreal, WHN, RMNB, NoVa Caps (and again), and EOTP.
  • Talking all things Caps, from the goalie overhaul to a certain #8 and all that goes with him, in a sit-down chat with Brian MacLellan. [Athletic ($)]
  • After a sluggish 0-2 start to the season, Peter Laviolette did some line shuffling on his top-nine forwards. [NBCSW, WHN]
  • So much of the Caps’ success - or failure - could rest on the shoulders of Evgeny Kuznetsov. [S&S]
  • Kuznetsov and a number of the team’s other high-flying talent have been somewhat subdued to start the season, so they need others to pitch in. [NBCSW]
  • After having his 2021-22 season shortened by injury, Anthony Mantha is hoping he can stay healthy this year - and get to 30 goals. Yes, please. [Journal de Montreal]
  • The Caps have reportedly added to their forward depth, inking former Ducks forward Sonny Milano to a one-year deal. [The Score, WHN]
  • Happy 55th birthday to Joe Murphy, happy 37th to Jay Beagle, and raise a glass to the memory of Steve Atkinson, who would have been 74 today.
  • Finally, please bask in the glory of the Caps’ new postgame ritual (with an assist from the Arlington County Fire Department):