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Thursday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Flyers Game Day

Jan 11, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Washington Capitals center Nic Dowd (26) closes in on Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart (79) during the third period at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of tonight’s throwdown with the Flyers from Vogs, AP, and FLM, and be sure to swing by our FHF pals over at Broad Street Hockey for the view from behind enemy lines.
  • All the news and updates from yesterday’s huge press conference unveiling a $2B plan that would, among other things, build a new arena complex for the Capitals and Wizards. [WaPo, NHL, NBC4, DCist, AP, AEDP]
  • Yeah, this move would (will?) be pretty devastating for the District. [WaPo, NBC4]
  • Opinion: Moving out of DC is abandoning a community. [Caps Outsider]
  • So if this move happens, what happens next with a partly abandoned Capital One Arena? [WaPo]
  • 29-year-old Charlie Lindgren took a bit of time, but the late bloomer is coming into his own (and then some). [WaPo]
  • Updates from yesterday’s practice, which included 100% more Max Pacioretty (!!!). [Caps video (Carbery, Caps365), THN]
  • Practice also featured guest coach Cassie Turner, who was wrapping up her two-day stint with the team. [NHL]
  • The team’s second line of Aliaksei Protas, Connor McMichael, and Anthony Mantha is really clicking right now. [NoVa Caps]
  • Coach Carbery thinks his captain is ready to bust out of the slump that has held him goalless for ten games. Yes, please. [THN]
  • The best player on the Washington Capitals is….Tom Wilson? [S&S]
  • Get to know a little more about netminder Darcy Kuemper. [Northern Virginia Mag]
  • Finally, happy 62nd birthday to Peter Sundström, and happy 57th to Bill Ranford!

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