Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: reviewing one half of Hershey’s goalie tandem, last-minute protected list predictions and more.
Your savory breakfast links:
- A season review for Hershey goalie newcomer Zach Fucale. [NoVa Caps]
- Former Cap Richard Panik is back in the Metropolitan Division after the Detroit Red Wings sent him and their 2021 second rounder to the New York Islanders for LHD Nick Leddy. [NHL, NoVa Caps, Lighthouse Hockey, Winging It In Motown]
- NHL teams’ protected lists for the Seattle expansion draft are due at 3pm today, so here are predictions for what the Caps’ list might look like. [WHN, S+S]
- Alex Ovechkin is apparently one public dissertation defense away from a PhD in teaching, because of course he is. [NoVa Caps]
- The Washington Capitals have a pretty solid prospect pipeline in the Canadian Hockey League. [CHL]
- There have been 13 expansion drafts in NHL history, but which 20 players make the cut for an expansion draft all-time team? [NHL]