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Thursday Caps Clips

Apr 28, 2024; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Capitals center Hendrix Lapierre (29) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the New York Rangers in the second period in game four of the first round of the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Newest Cap Pierre-Luc Dubois met with the media for the first time yesterday since being traded to DC a week ago to talk about his new squad. [Caps video, NHL, Monumental, AP]
  • The NHL entry draft is this weekend – get the lowdown on all things Caps with the team’s official draft guide. [Caps]
  • The Caps should draft center Michael Hage with pick #17… [S&S]
  • …or should they go for OHL forward Jett Luchanko? [THW]
  • But they do perhaps need to restock the goaltending cupboard (although they really should not use a first-round pick on a goalie please no). [S&S]
  • And, y’know, maybe pick up a few blueliners as well. [NoVa Caps]
  • Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman says it’s going to be a very active next week for the Caps, so…what does that mean? [THN]
  • The NHL has announced a set of new rules for the upcoming season. [NHL]
  • Top surprises and disappointments of the 2023-24 season for the Caps. [NoVa Caps]
  • Get one last look at the Hershey Bears’ Game 6 Calder Cup-winning victory with these great photos. [NoVa Caps]
  • Happy 40th birthday to D.J. King!
  • Finally, sad news yesterday as Sergei Berezin, veteran of seven NHL seasons (including nine with the Caps in his final season) passed away at the age of 52. RIP. [NHL]

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