Happy Thursday everybody! Today’s news about the Washington Capitals and from around the NHL!
- 16 years ago yesterday, the Capitals made it to the Stanley Cup. (Washington Post, Stars and Sticks)
- Getting to know a potential coaching candidate for the Capitals, Claude Noel. (CSN Washington)
- If you want an awesome Joel Ward bobblehead, donate blood! (RMNB)
- Tom Wilson‘s final report card (CSN Washington)
- Brian MacLellan‘s biggest challenge will be rebuilding the defense (Japers Rink)
- Should the Washington Capitals sign KHL defenseman Andrei Zubarev? (RMNB)
Around the NHL
- The Florida Panthers are interested in former Washington Capitals head coach Ron Wilson. (Sportsnet)
- NHL logos get Simpson-ized and they are as awesome as you think they’d be. (Fansided, Huffington Post)
- A look at several buyout candidates (Sportsnet)
- The Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 in overtime to take a 1-0 lead in the Stanley Cup Finals. Should be an incredible series. (Rink Royalty, Blueline Station)
Washington Capitals Birthdays
- Today we have three. Happy 54th birthday to former Capitals forward Andre Hidi, happy 49th birthday to former Capitals forward Alfie Turcotte, and happy 30th birthday to former Capitals forward Jakub Klepis.