Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Lots of chatter about the upcoming expansion draft, with a smidge of discussion about preseason hockey.
Your savory breakfast links:
- The Caps have released their 2021 preseason schedule, with two games apiece against the Bruins, Devils and Flyers heading your way this fall. [Caps]
- What is the worst-case scenario for the Caps in next week’s expansion draft? [NBCSW]
- It took the NHL a very long time (and introduced some epically horrible new teams) but with Vegas, it seems they finally got the expansion draft process right. [CP]
- That Vegas draft was an educational experience for all involved – and both the Kraken and the rest of the league would do well to learn the lessons from it. [PHT]
- Finally, happy 55th birthday to Mikhail Tatarinov – and hey, speaking of the expansion draft, happy 30th birthday to Nate Schmidt.