Your savory breakfast links:
- Recaps and other assorted musings on yesterday's loss from us, Caps365 video (Boudreau, players), Vogs, NHL.com (Lozo: gamer, blog; Masisak: article, article), WashTimes (Whyno: gamer, blog, blog; Daly: column), WaPo (El-Bashir: blog, gamer; Carrera: blog; Hamilton: column), DCEx (McNally: gamer, blog), CSN Washington (O'Halloran, O'Halloran), NBC4 Washington, ESPN (Burnside), 106.7 The Fan (Kerstein), Puck Daddy, PHT, THN, Frankovic, Peerless, SB Nation DC, RMNB , RLS, Caps Outsider, KOL, CRtC, Caps Degenerate, Hockey Mom, OFB, Puckhead and Sick Unbelievable, and for the view from the other side, Ranger Rants, Blue Notes ($), Blueshirts Blog, Scotty Hockey and Blueshirt Banter.
- The CSN Washington talking heads on the late second period no-goal. [CSN Washington (video)]
- We've never been big Chris Rooney fans, but certainly take no joy in seeing his season end this way. [PHT]
- If you're likely to be entertained by Eric Fehr and Sean Collins tossing a baseball back and forth, have I got a video clip for you. [NHL.com]
- A look at the fans. [Capitals News Network]
- On the "F" word (not that one, the other one) and hockey. [Puck Buddys (language NSFW)]
- I think we can consider Braden Holtby a Dmitry Orlov fan. [Patriot-News (Leone)]
- Prospect playoff updates (thanks, Emily):
Caleb Herbert went 0-0-0, minus-1 in three games as the Sioux City Musketeers fell 2-1 to Sioux Falls in a best-of-three and his season is done. Caleb is scheduled to play for (defending national champion) Minnesota-Duluth next season.
Cody Eakin finally knows which team his Kootenay Ice will face for the WHL Eastern Conference championship. They'll play the Medicine Hat Tigers beginning April 22.
Brett Flemming and the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors will face the Niagara Ice Dogs for the OHL Eastern Conference championship beginning April 19.
- Stan Galiev and the St. John Sea Dogs will play host to Samuel Carrier and the Lewiston MAINEiacs for the QMJHL semifinals. Game dates still TBD.
- Caleb Herbert went 0-0-0, minus-1 in three games as the Sioux City Musketeers fell 2-1 to Sioux Falls in a best-of-three and his season is done. Caleb is scheduled to play for (defending national champion) Minnesota-Duluth next season.
- Finally, happy 33rd birthday to Boyd Kane and happy 34th to Sebastien Charpentier.