Washington Capitals Evening News Links – Friday, 9/15/2017

Fallout from the Ovechkin statement, day one of training camp, preliminary lines and pairs, media day at Kettler, Holtby and Bowey previews and much more in tonight’s Capitals links:Β 

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πŸ‘‰ Opportunity Knocks as Caps Camp Commences. (Mike Vogel)

πŸ‘‰ Capitals defensemen preview: Amid much turnover, who will be John Carlson’s partner? (Washington Post)

πŸ‘‰ Backstrom talks fellow Swede Djoos, missing 2018 Olympics. (CSNMA)

Caps senior vice president & general manager Brian MacLellan talks to the media on the first day of 2017 (NHL)

πŸ‘‰ Statement from Alex Ovechkin on 2018 Winter Olympics (NoVa Caps)

πŸ‘‰ On Ovechkin, the Olympics, and Closing the Door. (Japers Rink)

πŸ‘‰ Alex Ovechkin meets with the media (Video) (NHL)

πŸ‘‰ Oshie talks summer losing teammates, signing extension. (CSNMA)

πŸ‘‰ An early reaction to the Washington Capitals Training Camp roster. (NoVa Caps)

πŸ‘‰ The 25 Most Important Players for the Caps: No. 1 Braden Holtby. (CSNMA)

πŸ‘‰ Washington Capitals 2017-2018 Previews — Defensemen: Madison Bowey. (Peerless Prognosticator)

πŸ‘‰ Contracts to Watch on the Capitals. (Hockey News and Opinion)

πŸ‘‰ Hobbs describes how training camps get easier with team. (CSNMA)

πŸ‘‰ Capitals’ Goalie Prospect Ilya Samsonov Goes Head-to-Head with Rangers’ Goalie Prospect Igor Shestyorkin in KHL Action. (NoVa Caps)

πŸ‘‰ Caps camp is underwayβ€”and here’s how they’re lined up. (CSNMA)

πŸ‘‰ All of the morning links from Japers Rink.

πŸ‘‰ And finally, 2017-2018 Washington Capitals Hype Video. (NoVa Caps)

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

πŸ‘‰ Ovechkin gave up his Olympic dream, we should too. (The Score)

πŸ‘‰ 10 players under pressure to prove their worth this season. (Sportsnet)

πŸ‘‰ Burning camp questions for each Canadian franchise. (TSN)

πŸ‘‰ Rumor Rundown: Avs, Knights, Wings, More. (Hockey Writers)

πŸ‘‰ Calgary arena deal appears further from reality than ever. (Sportsnet)

πŸ‘‰ Puck Lists: Ranking the NHL players’ proposed rule changes. (Yahoo Sports)

πŸ‘‰ Brooks Laich hopes he can make it in Hollywood like his wife, Julianne Hough, as he tries to make the Kings. (LA Times)

πŸ‘‰ New Canadien Karl Alzner looks for chemistry with Jeff Petry. (Sportsnet)

 

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About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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