Washington Capitals Evening News: Roster Cuts and a Breather

Thursday was an off day for the Caps, more roster cuts at camp, Alex Ovechkin and eliminating penalties, projecting the opening night lineup after the first week of camp, training camp schedule for Friday and more in this evening’s Capitals Links.Β 

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πŸ‘‰ Caps Overcome Canadiens, 4-2. (Mike Vogel/Caps)

πŸ‘‰ Capitals coach Barry Trotz wants to see Alex Ovechkin eliminate slashing penalties. (Washington Post)

πŸ‘‰ A running list of roster cuts. (Washington Post)

πŸ‘‰ Projecting the Capitals opening night lineup through week 1 of training camp. (NoVa Caps)

πŸ‘‰ Whoops! Caps prospect jumps on wrong bench. (Washington Post)

πŸ‘‰ Stats from the Capitals 4-2 preseason victory over the Montreal Canadiens (NoVa Caps)

πŸ‘‰ A look at a rare occurrence for the 2016-17 squad. (Japers Rink)

πŸ‘‰ Young, established NHL players are resorting to camp tryouts. (AP)

πŸ‘‰ Projecting the Caps’ roster after the first week of training camp. (CSNMA)

πŸ‘‰ Postgame Notebook: Caps 4, Habs 2. (Mike Vogel/Caps)

πŸ‘‰ Capitals beat Canadiens 4-2 in 2nd preseason tune-up. (NoVa Caps)

πŸ‘‰ Washington Capitals 2017-2018 Previews — Defensemen: Matt Niskanen. (Peerless Progosticator)

πŸ‘‰ How Taylor Chorney Embodies β€˜The Ultimate Teammate’. (Hockey Writers)

πŸ‘‰ Jakub Vrana steps up in first preseason game. (NoVa Caps)

πŸ‘‰ Caps’ Vrana hoping to earn spot with Ovechkin, Kuznetsov. (Yahoo Sports)

πŸ‘‰ Is Alex Ovechkin about to switch equipment brandsβ€”again? (CSNMA)

πŸ‘‰ Thumbs up, thumbs down: Jakub Vrana looks every bit the NHLer. (CSNMA)

πŸ‘‰ Why T.J. Oshie is the heart and soul of the Capitals. (NoVa Caps)

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

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

πŸ‘‰ 31 Thoughts: Would teams want tougher policing on LTIR? (Sportsnet)

πŸ‘‰ Eddie Olczyk attends Blackhawks practice. (Chicago Tribune)

πŸ‘‰ Why NHLers hate analytics. (TSN)

πŸ‘‰ Eyeing 10 training camp developments. (TSN)

πŸ‘‰ Enraged Daley likens penalty-filled game to ‘special teams practice. (The Score)

πŸ‘‰ Vegas Golden Knights Players Finding Familiarity in Their Brand New Settings. (Sports Illustrated)

πŸ‘‰ NHL’s crackdown on slashing could leave slower defencemen behind. (Sportsnet)

πŸ‘‰ How defensemen became the NHL’s most valuable asset. (ESPN)

πŸ‘‰ Messier doesn’t see faceoff crackdown being an issue in regular season. (The Score)

πŸ‘‰ Team USA won’t include NHL draft-eligible prospects at 2018 Olympics. (NBC Sports)

πŸ‘‰ China Games big first step for NHL. (NHL.com)

πŸ‘‰ The NHL Is Not Allowing Players to Compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Here’s What to Know. (Time)

 

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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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