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Saturday Caps Clips: Kuz-hats-off

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps salvage two points on the road as they take down the Canucks in OT, tossing around more trade chatter,

Washington Capitals v Vancouver Canucks Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night’s overtime win from us, Caps video (Laviolette, Kuznetsov/Eller, recap), NHL, AP, CP, Sportsnet, WaPo, NBCSW, Vancouver Sun, NoVa Caps, WHN, RMNB, and Nucks Misconduct.
  • Bruce Boudreau was hoping Alex Ovechkin would get #767 in Edmonton, for good reason - the Caps’ captain relishes scoring on his old coach (and has done it often). [NBCSW]
  • Polar opposites, but together they are the greatest duo to ever take the ice in DC. [WaPo]
  • One half of that phenomenal duo hit 1000 career points earlier this week, and there’s no better way to describe his path to that milestone than quiet excellence. [NBCSW]
  • Last weekend’s PWHPA showcase at Medstar was a great sign for the growth of women’s hockey in general and in the DC area - but there’s still work to be done. [WHN]
  • As the trade deadline draws ever closer, the Caps are supposedly in the running for a couple of Western Conference forwards... [NoVa Caps, WHN]
  • ...and the Marc-Andre Fleury-to-DC discussion continues, although it probably wouldn’t make sense from the Caps’ side of things. [S&S]
  • Should we be concerned about a steady decline in possession stats for the Caps? [NoVa Caps]
  • Finally, happy 54th birthday to Tyler Larter, and happy 45th to Brent Johnson!