Washington Capitals’ Evening News Links: Packing Up Training Camp

Wrapping up training camp, last preseason game in St. Louis, roster cuts in Hershey, the passing of a great, down to the wire with final roster battles, Samsonov is starting to sizzle and much more in this evening’s Capitals links: 

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👉 Two-Man Advantage: John Walton and Mike Vogel (Capitals)

👉 Caps Comeback Downs Blues, 4-3. (Mike Vogel/Capitals)

👉 Capitals’ Tom Wilson could again face suspension after boarding major. (Washington Post)

👉 Blues Coach Mike Yeo calls Tom Wilson’s hit on Sunday ‘predatory’. (CSNMA)

👉 Capitals’ offensive struggles in preseason are ‘disturbing,’ says Coach Barry Trotz. (Washington Post)

👉 Capitals beat the Blues 4-3, end preseason on a high note. (NoVa Caps)

👉 Tom Wilson ejected after ‘predatory hit’ in Capitals’ preseason finale. (NBC)

👉 Final cuts coming soon, Capitals’ forward competition is ‘jammed up’. (Washington Post)

👉 Trotz on Capitals’ struggles: Last year’s finish ‘took a piece of us’. (Sportsnet)

👉 What we learned from the Capitals’ preseason. (CSNMA)

👉 Hershey Bears reduce roster by 10 players. (Hershey Bears)

👉 Hershey Bears current roster as it sits after today’s cuts. (Hershey Bears)

👉 Capitals Goalie Prospect Ilya Samsonov is heating up. (NoVa Caps)

👉 Washington Capitals Focus On Youth As Key Veterans Depart. (On Tap Magazine)

👉 Capitals Alumni Profile: Bobby Carpenter. (NoVa Caps)

👉 Oddsmakers name Ovechkin the favorite for the ‘Rocket’ Richard Trophy. (CSNMA)

👉 Sunday Caps clips from Japers Rink. (Here).

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

👉 Stars announcer Dave Strader dies at age 62. (NBC Sports)

👉 For ‘The Voice’ Dave Strader, return to the booth amid cancer fight is the ‘best medicine ever’ (Sports Illustrated)

👉 Brandon Pirri, P.A. Parenteau released from tryout contracts. (NBC Sports)

👉 Olympics could be hot topic in next round of NHL CBA talks. (USA Today)

👉  2017-18 NHL Preview: Central Division. (Yahoo Sports)

👉 New York Islanders’ arena saga takes another turn with Belmont bid — but is it the right fit? (ESPN)

👉 1987 Canada Cup: The best hockey the world has ever seen. (Spectator)

 

CAPITALS FAN PHOTO OF THE DAY

 

CAPITALS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

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#Ovechkin 🏒

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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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