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Saturday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Blue Jackets Game Day

Photo courtesy of Washington Capitals

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previewing tonight’s matchup with the Columbus Blue Jackets with Vogs, and don’t forget to follow along with FHF pals over at The Cannon for coverage from behind enemy lines.
  • A few leftovers from Thursday’s loss to the Islanders from us, Isles, NoVa Caps, RMNB, and S+S.
  • Updates from yesterday’s practice, including adjusted lines and a change in goal. [THN, RMNB (and again)]
  • Beck Malenstyn has yet to find the scoresheet this season, but he’s doing everything right so far. [NoVa Caps]
  • The Washington Capitals are having trouble scoring goals—why? [THN]
  • Take a closer look at how new head coach Spencer Carbery is using young blueliners Martin Fehervary and Rasmus Sandin. [PBM]
  • TJ Oshie’s decision to wear a neck guard in Thursday’s game meant a last-minute gear scramble. [THN]
  • The Hershey Bears lost a heartbreaker to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins yesterday, with the Baby Pens scoring with less than a second to go in regulation. [Bears, NoVa Caps, RMNB]
  • Monumental Sports & Entertainment have reportedly asked DC for $600 million in public funding for a major renovation to Capital One Arena. [WaPo ($)]
  • The Athletic’s latest NHL power rankings are here, and the Washington Capitals are exactly where you’d expect them to be. [Athletic ($)]
  • Finally, happy 45th birthday to Rick Berry!

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