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Friday Caps Clips

Oct 29, 2022; Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Washington Capitals goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) celebrates with goaltender Charlie Lindgren (79) after a shutout win against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast links:

  • The Washington Capitals announced their 2024 preseason schedule yesterday. [Caps, THN, Nova Caps, RMNB, S+S]
  • The Hershey Bears evened the Calder Cup Final series in Coachella Valley last night with a 3-2 victory fueled by their top line. [Bears, RMNB]
  • With the addition of Pierre-Luc Dubois, the Capitals’ situation at center has gotten a bit more complicated. [THN, RMNB]
  • Wednesday’s trade is one of high risk, high reward—here are some pros and cons. [S+S]
  • Speaking of PLD, he will continue to wear number 80 with the Capitals to honor his late friend and teammate Matiss Kivlenieks. [RMNB]
  • After trading Darcy Kuemper to LA, there are rumors that the Caps are discussing a contract extension for Charlie Lindgren. [LWOS]
  • Take a look at the statistically worst value contracts for every Eastern Conference team for the 2023-2024 season. [Athletic ($)]
  • In former Cap news, the Golden Knights are reportedly not re-signing Anthony Mantha this summer. [RDS, RMNB]
  • Looking at another possible free agency target for the Capitals: Jake Guentzel. [THW]
  • Finally, happy 74th birthday to Ron Low, and raise a glass to Denis Dupéré, who would have turned 76 today.

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