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Friday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Devils Game Day

Oct 25, 2023; Newark, New Jersey, USA; Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) skates with the puck against New Jersey Devils left wing Erik Haula (56) during the third period at Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: John Jones-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews and other important info for tonight’s matchup between the Washington Capitals and New Jersey Devils from Vogs and AP.
  • A few leftovers from Wednesday’s OT loss to the Panthers from us, THN, NoVa Caps, RMNB (and again), and S+S.
  • Anthony Mantha will miss this weekend’s road trip after being struck in the head by a puck on Wednesday. [THN, RMNB]
  • The Capitals placed Trevor van Riemsdyk on IR and loaned Michael Sgarbossa back to the Hershey Bears yesterday. [Caps, THN, NoVa Caps, RMNB]
  • With Sgarbossa heading back to Hershey and Mantha not making the road trip, the Caps have a few potential call-up options for this weekend. [THN]
  • The Capitals’ penalty kill was struggling at the beginning of the season, but they’ve certainly picked things up lately. [WaPo ($)]
  • Dylan Strome is leading the team in goals, but he is also due to start piling on the assists. [PBM]
  • Hendrix Lapierre is making a great case for himself while Nic Dowd is out of the lineup. [NoVa Caps]
  • Finally, happy 67th birthday to Greg Carroll!

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