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Monday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: checking in with Backy, updates on a few prospects and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • In an exclusive interview with SportExpressen, Nicklas Backstrom opened up about the pain his hip was causing him and how much better he feels after surgery. [WHN, NoVa Caps, RMNB]
  • Washington Capitals prospect Oskar Magnusson won bronze with Team Sweden at the IIJF World Juniors this weekend — see how he fared throughout the tournament. [WHN, NoVa Caps, RMNB, S+S]
  • Alex Ovechkin was on the ice with Washington prospect Bogdan Trineyev for Dynamo Moscow’s fan event this weekend. [NoVa Caps, RMNB]
  • Speaking of the Great 8, see where he landed on NHL Network’s list of the top 20 wingers in the league. [NHL]
  • Alexander Suzdalev, the Caps’ third round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft, has signed with the Regina Pats of the WHL. [NoVa Caps]
  • While we wait for the season to start, make sure you know everything you need to know about the Capitals’ November schedule. [S+S]
  • Caps’ prospect Martin Hugo Has joined former Caps Vitek Vanecek and Jakub Vrana on the ice in their native Czechia to celebrate HC Letci Letnany’s 20th anniversary. [NoVa Caps, RMNB]
  • If you’re in need of a hockey fix, how about some hockey movies? [S+S]
  • Finally, happy 58th birthday to Dean Evason!