BUFFALO NY - JANUARY 05: Dmitri Orlov #9 of Russia and Cody Eakin #21 of Canada collide in the air during the 2011 IIHF World U20 Championship Gold medal game between Canada and Russia on January 5 2011 in Buffalo New York. ussia won 5-3 to take the gold medal. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
● Ross Mahoney checks in from the scouting combine in Toronto and says ... not much. [NHL.com]
○ Our SBN partner Minny Wild blog invited us to wink like GMGM for a day few hours. With the 11th pick in the 2012 NHL (Mock) Entry Draft, Japers' Rink selects ... [Hockey Wilderness]
● Counting down the top-ten defensemen in Caps history. Some room will need to be made on this list, someday. Hopefully soon. [THW]
● Wishing fair winds and following seas for Tarik El-Bashir, who is leaving both the Caps beat and the WashingtonPost to report on the Redskins for CSN Washington. Thanks for everything, Tarik. [Mr. Irrelevant, DC Sports Bog]
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