Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: a postseason postmortem, the big impact of Big Zee, the next prospect to make the jump and more.
Your savory breakfast links:
- J.P. and Adam take on a Caps-Bruins postmortem, and what comes next, in the latest episode of Japers’ Rink Radio. [Rink]
- Zdeno Chara might have only spent one season in Washington, but he left his mark. [Rink]
- Oh Evgeny Kuznetsov, what are the Washington Capitals going to do with you? [WaPo ($)]
- The Capitals’ health was waning during the playoffs, and so was their effort. [NBCSW]
- The Capitals might be looking to upgrade at center this offseason, and there are certainly opportunities to do so. [NoVa Caps]
- Coach Peter Laviolette is confident that the Caps have what it takes to win next year. [NBCSW]
- Defenseman Martin Fehervary is slated to start next season with the big club, and so far is the only prospect confirmed to do so. [RMNB]
- What letter grade does Peter Laviolette’s first season in Washington deserve? [S+S]
- Finally, happy 66th birthday to Doug Hicks, 53rd birthday to Jim Hrivnak, 69th birthday to Jack Lynch, and 48th birthday to Pat Peake!