Mar 6, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) squirts the water bottle during the second period against the Boston Bruins at TD Banknorth Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals Clicks: Predictions, Rod Langway

Happy Saturday Everyone.  Hope your weekend has had a great start to it.  Here are your daily links for the Washington Capitals.

The Washington Capitals are coming off a busy summer from what was a disappointing season where they did not make the playoffs for the first time since 2007.  They had no real direction either but with the changes made to the roster and behind the bench, there is new hope for the Caps. Here are 5 bold predictions for this upcoming season.  [The Hockey Writers]

The Peerless Prognosticator has continued with the All Franchise Alphabet team.  They look at the franchise team that would be consistent of players with the last name beginning with an O.  These players include; Left Wing: Oskar Osala, Center: Adam Oates, Right Wing: Alex Ovechkin, Defense: Steve Oleksy, Defense: Dmitry Orlov, Goaltender: Maxime Ouellet. [Peerless Prognosticator]

Rob Langway was a Norris Trophy winner for the Capitals back in 1983 and 1984 as well as a Hall of Fame inductee in 2002.  A signed hockey puck with the inscriptions of the Norris Trophy years as well as his induction into the hall of fame is up for auction at NHL Auctions.  []

George McPhee maybe landing on his feet soon.  It was announced that McPhee is being considered as a candidate for the Director of Player Safety position, one that was all but locked up by Claude Loiselle.  After a late change, McPhee finds himself in the middle of a decision by the league as to who to put into the director position.  There are a couple of other candidates that are possibilities, but all are within the current NHL brain-trust.  McPhee is the only one looking in from the outside.  [Yahoo Sports]

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