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Saturday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Season reviews, a look at next year’s salary cap and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Wrapping up the season for another surprise rookie in Aliaksei Protas. [Rink, RMNB]
  • Taking a look back at the year, and a look ahead at the future, for prospect Brent Johnson. [NoVa Caps]
  • The salary cap is going up a whole $1 million next season... so what does that mean for the eternally cap-strapped Caps? [NBCSW]
  • Nicklas Backstrom is trying to remain optimistic about his lingering hip injury. Same, babes... same. [NoVa Caps]
  • Get the read on the Caps’ fandom and how we’re all feeling about things these days. [The Athletic ($)]
  • Taking a look at one of the potential targets for the Caps in the upcoming 2022 draft. [WHN]
  • Caps’ announcer Wes Johnson is hoping to “unleash the funding!” to help fight Alzheimers during a virtual Voiceapalooza - going on now! [WTOP]
  • Finally, happy 58th birthday to Bob Rouse!