Hail and possibly farewell, Nicklas Lidstrom. His Detroit Red Wings may have given up seven goals to the Washington Capitals, but Lids was only on ice for one of them. Photo courtesy Clydeorama.
Your savory breakfast links:
- Recaps and other assorted musings on last night's win from us, Caps365 video (Boudreau, Caps players, Babcock, Red Wings players), Vogs, Capitals Voice, NHL.com, WashTimes (Whyno: gamer, blog), CI (Carrera: gamer, blog), CSN Washington (Gormley: gamer, blog), DCEx (McNally: gamer, blog), Puck Daddy (Wyshynski) 106.7 The Fan (Kerstein), Peerless, Frankovic, SB Nation DC (Prada), OFB, PHT, Eye on Hockey (Stubits) Backhand Shelf, DSP, RMNB, RLS (#fancystats), RtR, Capital Spirit, Caps Basketball, and Clydeorama (pics).
- The Detroit media weighs in. [Detroit Free Press (St. James, and again, and again), Detroit News (Kulfan), Winging it in Motown]
- Hail and very possibly farewell, Nicklas Lidstrom. [CW (Whyno), Caps365 video (Caps players salute), Detroit Free Press]
- Killer instinct is killer. [KOL (Albers)]
- Caps' keys to victory: Puck possession and flu shots. Not necessarily in that order. [Dump'n'Chase, @aogonevskiy]
- Some VIPs stopped by the game. [Caps Outsider]
- The Hershey Bears remain winless at Giant Center after losing to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3-1. [SHoE]
- Maybe, just maybe Michal Neuvirth will be able to return to active duty this week. Jay Beagle, not so much. [DSP]
- "Good morning, good afternoon, and good night Detroit!" [Caps OT]