Saturday Caps Clips: Jose Theodore - Still Gaining Acceptance

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Don't forget to tune in for the debut of Japers' Rink Radio at 10:00 Eastern this morning. Break a leg, Pepper.
  • Jose Theodore may just be good enough after all. Who knew? (I mean, besides anyone paying even the slightest bit of attention.) [The Hockey News]
  • Who's got Hart? [Puck Daddy]
  • Bruce Boudreau's scoreboard watching. [WaPo]
  • Ed Frankovic's 30 Thoughts. Nice. [EFB]
  • A look at the trio who sit atop the League in goal-scoring. [NHL.com, FanHouse]
  • A rundown of some of history's more memorable 50-goal seasons, including one from you-know-who (with a little extra thrown in for good measure). [ESPN]
  • Noted hockey expert Kevin Smith on why he'd rather his Devils face the Pens than the Caps in the playoffs: "Washington has a little more blood-lust in their eye about the whole thing.... If I'm going to face down my death I want it to be quick and painless and not brutal and savage." [NHL.com]
  • Manny Legace and Jim Rutherford seem to think that Alex Ovechkin may have run afoul of the League's new rule on headshots when the Caps' captain bumped the 'Canes netminder on Thursday night. Good one. [Canes Now]
  • Might Ted Leonsis's purchase of the Wizards have significant ramifications with respect to the NHL's salary cap? [Forbes]
  • The players' votes are in and they've voted overwhelmingly for AO as the League's best player. They also have him as the third-dirtiest guy in the League, which is just insanity. [the CAPS lock, TSN]
  • If I had a nickel for every article of clothing featured in this post that I'd be willing to be seen wearing in public, I'd have five cents. Maybe ten. [D.C. Sports Bog]
  • The Caps and overtimes: not the best of friends. [RtR]
  • Boyd Gordon takes a lot more than he gives when it comes to hitting. [BtN]
  • Finally, per the HHoF, on this date back in 1992, "Kelly Miller had two goals and two assists for the first four point game of his eight year NHL career, to lead the Capitals to a 4-3 win over the Canadiens in Washington. Mike Ridley also contributed with a goal and three assists."
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