Saturday Caps Clips

Your savory Saturday brunch links:

  • Something Ovi this way comes... [Bauer Hockey, Hockey Gear HQ]
  • ...though a quick glance at Ovechkin on the ice at Kettler yesterday would have made his choice perfectly clear.  In other news, Ovechkin was on the ice at Kettler yesterday. [CI (Carrera)]
  • And now we know he'll be getting his swoosh on as well. ahahaha!!!  [@Ovi8, SB Nation DC, RtR]
  • Nicklas Backstrom changed up his trainer and his approach to the new season this summer. [CI (Carrera)]
  • When normally soft-spoken Mike Green speaks out, people take notice. [PHT]
  • Is that Air Hamrlik flying under the radar this season? [ESPN (Burnside)]
  • Jeff Halpern says the window isn't closing, but he also says it about ten times in this interview. [CSN Washington (video)]
  • Evgeny Kuznetsov scored his first goal since his injury and subsequent surgery in Team Russia's 11-4 drubbing of Team Finland at the Four Nations Tournament. [LiveSport.ru, Russian Hockey Federation (pic)]
  • GM George McPhee did well by his team this summer... [NHL.com (Compton)]
  • ...and the Caps are now "the team to beat in the East."  [THN]
  • All this excellence must be paid for, however.  Introducing "Dynamic Pricing" for single-game tickets... [WashCaps (FAQ, dynamic pricing grid)]
  • ...and the ticket office has its own Twitter feed. [@CapitalsTix]
  • As North America prepares to observe the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks, TSN has assembled some reflections from the sporting world.  Bruce Boudreau will tell his story on September 9. [TSN]
  • For all your security access control needs, Force 3 and John Carlson have got you covered. [FanShot]
  • Karl Alzner, Matt Hendricks, and the "brotherhood of the hybrid pants". [mediachameleon]
  • Just do it. [CBS Washington]
  • Finally, happy 36th birthday to Cristobal Huet, happy 52nd to Greg Theberge, and happy 65th to Gerry Meehan.

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