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Sunday Caps Clips - Capitals vs. Blue Jackets Game 2 Game Day

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Columbus has confidence, the Caps have resolve as we prep for Game 2.

Columbus Blue Jackets v Washington Capitals - Game One Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • ... but Blue Jackets forward Alex Wennberg is most likely out, with “YouTube sensationSonny Milano taking his spot. [Jackets Extra]
  • Point - The Caps have a sense of urgency but not overreaction to their Game 1 loss. [NHL, WaPo]
  • Counterpoint - Pedal to the metal, Jackets! [NHL, 1st Ohio Battery]
  • Quiet, you with the “Here we go again!!!!!” taeks. You know who you are... [Caps Outsider]
  • ... looking at you, Jeremy Roenick. [WaPo]
  • Mistakes were made. [THW]
  • The Hershey Bears are closing out their season this week, and they honored the Humboldt Broncos before puck drop on Saturday. [
  • Congrats to Caps prospect Garrett Pilon, who had an assist as his Everett Silvertips completed a 4-1 series win over the Portland Winterhawks to secure a berth in the WHL Western Conference final. They face off against the Tri-City Americans on Friday. [WHL]
  • Finally, happy 60th birthday to Keith Acton, and happy 41st to Brian Pothier.
  • One more - “Stay in school and get the degree, man.” Al Iafrate reflects on the value of the college degree he never got. [Boston Globe]