Washington Capitals Evening News Links: Dancin’ ‘Round the Milbury Tush and Devils Went Down to D.C.

Final home game of the preseason for the Capitals tonight, the Devils went down to D.C., the new top pair of Niskanen and Orlov, the “Big Cheese” and addresses anthems, the new-look power play, More Milbury madness and much more in this evening’s Capitals links: 

CAPITALS

👉 Caps Entertain Devils on Wednesday in last home exhibition game. (Mike Vogel/Capitals)

👉 Preseason Preview #7: Devils at Washington. (AllBoutTheJersey)

👉 Game notes and rosters for tonight’s Devils @ Capitals game. (Capitals)

👉 Defenseman Aaron Ness gets long-awaited audition beside John Carlson. (Washington Post)

👉 John Carlson is trying not to think about his contract…but he is. (CSNMA)

👉 Capitals report for Wednesday, September 27th. (John Walton and Mike Vogel)

👉 The Metropolitan Division’s Top 10 Right Wings: 2017-18. (Japers Rink)

👉 Head Coach Barry Trotz speaks with the media prior to tonight’s Devils-Caps game. (Capitals)

👉 A look at Evgeny Kuznetsov’s first four seasons. (Japers Rink)

😤 NBC’s Mike Milbury to Fill-in for Eddie Olczyk. (NoVa Caps)

👉 In offseason of change, Dmitry Orlov and Matt Niskanen give Capitals stability (Washington Post)

👉 2017-2018 Season Preview: Washington Capitals (The Hockey News)

👉 Inside the 2017-18 Capitals: Expectations fall, but still Stanley Cup contender. (Sporting News)

👉 2017-18 team-by-team NHL season outlook: Previewing the Washington Capitals. (CBS Sports)

👉 Worlds collide: Brooks Laich scores OT winner off of Nate Schmidt turnover. (CSNMA)

👉 Trotz on national anthem: ‘We’re honoring the flag’. (Washington Times)

👉 Capitals Faceoff Podcast: Projecting the opening roster after another round of cuts. (CSNMA)

👉 Bowey, Djoos in the mix for Capitals defense. (Washington Times)

👉 Ice Chips: Kuznetsov on the power play? (TSN)

👉 TJ Oshie’s playoff hangover won’t be cured until next year. (CSNMA)

👉 Sharks’ Joel Ward ‘wouldn’t say no’ to kneeling during national anthem. (NBC Sports)

👉 All of the morning links from Japers Rink are here.

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

💰 Contract situations to watch in 2017-18. (NHL)

🏒 The definitive ranking of the NHL’s top 23 centres over three seasons. (Sportsnet)

🐧 Report: Penguins to visit White House Oct. 10, mayor won’t join team. (The Score)

🌊 The preseason picks for the Atlantic Division. (NoVa Caps)

🏰 Photos: Vegas Golden Knights play first pre-season game at home. (Sportsnet)

🥁 Previews, predictions for all 31 NHL teams. (ESPN)

🐺 P.K. Subban says he’ll ‘never’ protest during national anthem. (Yahoo Sports)

👏 NHL offers online access to 100 years of player, team, game stats. (NHL)

👮 NHL Adopts Rule Changes for 2017-18 Season. (Scouting the Refs)

✈️ The hoc-key to morale. (Altus Airforce Base)

 

FAN PIC OF THE DAY

 

CAPITALS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Capturing some headshots for the season. #HBH #DefendTheDen

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It's GAMEDAY! #CapsDevils #ALLCAPS

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Photos from last night’s “Cocktails with the Capitals” event:

Thanks @monsportsnet for a fun event! #cocktailswiththecaps #dc #capitals #unionmarketdc

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now I just need to go to my first caps game #CocktailsWithTheCaps 🏒

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🏒🥂 #washingtoncapitals #caps #onatuesday #monumentalsports @jakubvranaa @richelleashleyy

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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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