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Sunday Caps Clips: Chucky Champ

Nov 4, 2023; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Capitals players celebrate after their game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Recaps and other assorted musings from last night’s win over the Columbus Blue Jackets from Vogs, WaPo ($), NHL, AP, Caps video (recap, Coach Carbery, Lindgren, Milano, Carlson), FLM, THN (and again), WHN (and again), NoVa Caps, and RMNB.
  • A few updates from yesterday’s morning skate. [Vogs, RMNB]
  • Speaking of yesterday’s morning skate, Max Pacioretty hit the ice again for just the second time since his Achilles injury in January. [NHL, THN, RMNB]
  • TJ Oshie is fully aware of the impact his choice to wear neck protection can have. [WaPo ($)]
  • With last night’s win, the Washington Capitals have now won 1,000 home games. [Caps, RMNB]
  • Oshie is very proud of growing up in Warroad and is making a point to always learn more about his Ojibwe heritage. [THN]
  • The Hershey Bears won their fifth straight home game last night with a victory over the Bridgeport Islanders. [Bears, NoVa Caps, RMNB]
  • Take a look at the last month for the six Capitals prospects currently playing with their Canadian major junior hockey league teams. [NoVa Caps]
  • One month into the season, what is each team’s biggest concern? [Athletic ($)]
  • No, you aren’t imagining things–penalty shots are up across the league this season. [RMNB]
  • Finally, happy 52nd birthday to Sergei Berezin and 60th birthday to Brian Curran!

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