Tuesday Caps Clips

TAMPA, FL - MAY 04: Washington Capitals general manager George McPhee arrives for his team's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the St Pete Times Forum on May 4, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Your savory breakfast links:

  • "This was already an exceedingly good team, and its brilliant general manager just made it one hell of a lot better." [Puck Daddy]
  • A closer look at Tomas Vokoun and the man whose spot on the roster he's taking... [CBC]
  • ... and thoughts on what it means for the man (men?) with whom he'll share the cage. [CRtC, DCEx]
  • The new netminder gives an interview back home which Google brilliantly translates (pay particular attention to the Ovechkin/Neuvirth question). [iSport.cz via Google Translate]
  • The Captain is happy to be back in the United States of America in North America on this side of the Atlantic. [Puck Daddy]
  • Jeff Schultz participated in a "dramatic reading" of the Declaration of Independence yesterday. Didn't see that one coming. [RMNB]
  • The Caps have signed depth defenseman Danny Richmond to hopefully never play in Washington. [CI]
  • Good news on good causes: the Dave Fay Memorial Hockey Game is locked and loaded for July 23. [Peerless]
  • Finally, happy 33rd birthday to Chris Hajt, happy 35th to Dwayne Zinger, and happy 50th to Todd Bidner.

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