Daily Washington capitals news and notes: a bit of prospect news, Ovi’s teammates on his return, a former Cap up for a big award and more.
Your savory breakfast links:
- Washington Capitals prospect Damien Riat confirmed yesterday that he will return to North America to play with the Hershey Bears next season. [NoVa Caps]
- The Caps elected not to offer contracts to defenseman Sebastian Walfridsson and forward Kristian Røykås Marthinsen, two of their 2017 draft selections. [RMNB]
- While there might be some clickbait-y musings out there that question whether or not Alex Ovechkin will return to DC, his teammates do not doubt they will see him at MedStar come next season. [NBCSW]
- Former Capital and Stanley Cup Champion Philipp Grubauer is one of this season’s three Vezina Trophy finalists — congrats, Grubi! [NHL]
- The Caps had a handful of standout players this season, including these three studs. [S+S]
- The 2021 NHL Draft Lottery is set for 7pm tonight, with the Sabres in possession of the best odds for the first overall pick. [NHL]
Happy Pride Month, Caps fans!