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Friday Caps Clips: Leaf Well Enough Alone

Mar 28, 2024; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Maple Leafs forward John Tavares (91) knocks the puck away from Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin (8) during the second period at Scotiabank Arena. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Recaps and other assorted musings from last night’s loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs from us (QuickCap, Morning After), Vogs, WaPo ($), NHL, AP, FLM, Caps video (recap, Coach Carbery, Oshie, Dowd, Carlson), THN, NoVa Caps, RMNB, and The Athletic ($).
  • A few updates from yesterday’s morning skate. [Vogs, Rinkside Update with Malenstyn, THN, RMNB]
  • The Washington Capitals have kept their foot on the gas since the trade deadline, and there have been a few keys to their game. [NoVa Caps]
  • John Carlson is set to play his 1,000th NHL game this Saturday, and he says there is a sense of pride that comes with reaching that milestone with one team. [NHL]
  • When the Caps have to play three-on-three overtime, Hendrix Lapierre has become invaluable. [RMNB]
  • Caps prospect Haakon Hanelt is set to make the transition to pro hockey in North America after signing a PTO with the Hershey Bears. [Bears, THN, RMNB]
  • Happy 67th birthday to Eddy Godin, and raise a glass to Hartland Monahan, who would have turned 73 today.
  • Finally, wishing the happiest of birthdays to Stanley Cup champion Tom Wilson, who turns the big 3-0 today!

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