Happy Monday everybody. Here’s today’s news and links about the Washington Capitals and from around the NHL!
- For new head coach Barry Trotz, all signs pointed him to the Capitals. (Washington Post)
- The Capitals supported teammate Tyson Strachan and his charity at Nationals Park. (Washington Post)
- General Manager Brian MacLellan wants to make prospect development a priority (CSN Washington)
- Adam Oates told the media that Mikhail Grabovski asked not to participate in a shootout against the Maple Leafs, but that’s not completely true. (RMNB)
Around the NHL
- The Los Angeles Kings won game seven in overtime 5-4 over the Chicago Blackhawks to make it to the Stanley Cup. Congratulations to both teams, this was an epic series. Possibly the best playoff series I’ve ever seen. (Fansided, Too Many Men On The Site, Rink Royalty, Blackhawk Up)
- Congratulations to former Washington Capitals coach Bob Woods. He’ll be leaving his job with the Anaheim Ducks to become the General Manager and head coach of the WHL’s Saskatoon Blades! (Pucks of a Feather)