Monday Caps Clips: Octover

VANCOUVER, CANADA - OCTOBER 29: Keith Ballard #4 of the Vancouver Canucks connects with a hip check on Mathieu Perreault #85 of the Washington Capitals during the first period in NHL action on October 29, 2011 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Sunday was a travel day for the team, which gave the Caps commentariat a chance to look back at a very good month with a rather awkward ending.  [Dump'n'Chase, CI (Carrera), Peerless, Frankovic, Smoke Degrees]
    • Penalty kill struggles. [CW (Whyno)]
    • Defensive breakdowns. [WashTimes (Whyno)]
    • Goalie-go-round. [WashTimes (Whyno), CSNW (Gormley)]
    • Line juggling. [WashTimes (Whyno), CSNW (Gormley)]
    • That third period, yo. [CI (Carrera)]
  • Five great goals. [CSNW (video)]
  • A Bear on a roller coaster. Read what you will into Braden Holtby's clever new lid. [RMNB]
  • The Hershey Bears finished their October schedule 6-2-2-0 with a 3-2 victory over the Binghamton Senators. [Patriot-News (Leone, with some great quotes from coach Mark French), SHoE, Caps Outsider]
  • If you've been waiting for some pics of the South Carolina Stingrays in action, it's your lucky day. The Rays finished their first month 5-2-0-0. [Caps in Pictures (warmups, game)]
  • Here's a bit of a behind-the-scenes look at Alex Ovechkin at Madame Tussaud's on the day of his statue's unveiling. [SportsNet.ca (video)]
  • Michael Garnett is the Canadian goaltender for Traktor Chelyabinsk and teammate of Evgeny Kuznetsov.  He has written a very interesting article about the Soviet-era living quarters in which most of the team are required to reside, and some of the realities of life in the KHL.  [HotIce.ru]
  • A reminder - bidding ends tomorrow for the autographed game-worn jerseys with special Loko patch from the Capitals and Penguins way back on 13 October. [ShopNHL]
  • Finally, happy Halloween and happy 28th birthday to Steve Eminger, happy 39th birthday to Mel Angelstad, and happy 56th birthday to Claude Noel.

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