WINNIPEG, CANADA - MARCH 16: Mark Stuart #5 of the Winnipeg Jets collides with Marcus Johansson #90 of the Washington Capitals in NHL action at the MTS Centre on March 16, 2012 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)
Your savory breakfast links:
- Recaps and other assorted musings on last night's loss from us, Caps365 video (Hunter, Caps players), Vogs, NHL.com, WaPo (gamer, blog), WashTimes (gamer, blog, blog), SB Nation DC, Frankovic, Peerless, RMNB, RtR, Capitals Outsider, hockey hourly, Arctic Ice Hockey and Illegal Curve.
- A look at the race for eighth. [PHT]
- Is it me, or does Dale like scratching the old guys? [CSNW]
- If it's 3:00 in Tombstone, I want Matt Hendricks on my side. [RMNB]
- Know what makes a mediocre power play even worse? Minimal opportunities. [Sick, Unbelievable]
- Alex Ovechkin's girlfriend speaks... and says nothing. [Alex Ovetjkin]
- It's a win for the Bears. [Patriot-News, Capitals Outsider]
- A former Caps great (okay, that's over-selling) says Evgeny Kuznetsov should cross the pond to continue his career. [RMNB]
- Philipp Grubauer missed last night's game down at ECHL South Carolina with a lingering hand injury. [Post and Courier]
- If it's Sunday, it's Meet the Press... and then probably Caps/Hawks later on. [WaPo]
- Welcome back, Sid. [CSNW]
- Finally, happy 17th of March to Dick Patrick, Patrick McNeill, Patrick Koudys, Patrick Wey, Patrik Augusta, Patrick Boileau, Pat Elynuik, Patrice Lefebvre, Craig Patrick, Pat Peake, Pat Ribble and Pat Riggin.