UNIONDALE NY - JANUARY 20: Jay Beagle #83 of the Washington Capitals skates for the puck against Travis Hamonic #36 of the New York Islanders on January 20 2011 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale New York. (Photo by Lou Capozzola/Getty Images)
Your savory breakfast links:
● It's T-minus 8 days until Edmonton (yes, again) goes to the podium in Trois Rivieres to kick off the first round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft ...
○ ... in which the Caps own selections number 11 and 16. Here's a few interesting players to have been picked at those positions ... [Puckhead]
○ ... and we will soon learn if the Caps will choose to choose a player in this year's second round or wait 'til 2013 ... [Dump 'n' Chase]
● Of course all these new prospects will be expecting to report to a head coach. What coaching qualities are the Caps looking for? [CSNW]
● The day in year-end reviews:
● The ratings for the Caps' playoff games this year were pretty boffo. [PHT]
● From the Caps on Holiday files, Nats Enquirer]dropped in on Nats-Jays at Rogers Centre and pledged his allegiance to DC ... [
● Finally, happy 25th birthday to Recker.