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Thursday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Red Wings Game Day

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews from tonight’s preseason throwdown against the Wings from Vogs, and be sure to swing by our FHF pals over at Winging it in Motown for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • Some of the big guns hit the ice tonight:
  • Get all the updates from yesterday at camp. [Caps video (Caps365, Carbery, Johansen, Aktell)
  • As expected, the news on Joel Edmundson is not good, with the defenseman set to be sidelined for 4-6 weeks with a broken hand. [WaPo, NHL, Reuters]
  • Reunited with Spencer Carbery, Connor McMichael is looking to finally crack the NHL lineup for good. [WaPo]
  • So far, the news on Nicklas Backstrom has been all positive – and the Caps need him to be more like himself this season. [AP]
  • Parsing some of the quotes to come out of camp so far, from Backstrom’s status to McMichael’s future. [Pokechecked by Murphy]
  • What can Rasmus Sandin do to level up this season? [S&S]
  • The Caps are getting their first look at Hardy Haman Aktell, who signed with the Caps as a free agent back in April. [RMNB]
  • Garrett Roe was one of Monday’s first round of cuts – but for the veteran forward, it’s enough just being back in the U.S. and close to family as they heal from a recent loss. [Caps]
  • Fabulous Chia pet aside, Sonny Milano is poised to have a strong year. [S&S]
  • Finally, happy 70th birthday to Doug Gibson!

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