Your savory breakfast links:
- This week on Japers' Rink Radio: Damien Cox. Not to be missed.
- Plenty of coverage of Alexander Semin's contract extension. [George McPhee on NHL Live! (audio), NHL.com (Masisak), Puck Daddy, DCEX (McNally), CSN Washington (Raby), CI/WaPo, RMNB, KOL, HotH, Puck 'N Hockey, Business Insider]
- $6.7 million buys a lot of McNuggets. [KOL]
- The All-Star break comes at a good time for the Caps. [CI]
- The Caps are confident in their defense-first
and offense-neverapproach. [DCEx (McNally)
- The Matt Hendricks new media junket rolls on. [TFP, ABC Newspapers]
- Should've gone with Team Ovi vs. Team Hockey Haunches, NHL. [SI (Farber)]
- Dmitri Orlov is the best NHL-drafted blueliner in Russia (which may not be saying all that much). [HF]
- Andrew Glass tells his side of the story after being dismissed from the BU hockey team. [Boston Hockey Blog]
- Evgeny Kuznetsov is a KHL All-Star, where he'll be a teammate of Sergei Fedorov's (and Jaromir Jagr's). [KHL]
- Speaking of All-Stars, check out coverage of the JWHL All-Stars who will out at Kettler this weekend. [Rink Rebel]
Finally, happy 45th birthday to Michal Pivonka.