WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 01: John Erskine #4 of the Washington Capitals and Arron Asham #45 of the Pittsburgh Penguins fight during the first period at Verizon Center on December 1, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Your savory breakfast links:
● George McPhee's summer work is far from done. [Peerless]
● ... including, interestingly enough, Rick Tocchet as a character witness. [CSNW]
● On Friday night, the Caps landed their middle man. [Dump n' Chase]
● The day in year-end reviews:
● Speaking of Semin, does he have an NHL future? [Hockey Indpendent]
● The fantasy implications of the Puck Daddy]trade... [
● ... and more on the reality of the trade from the Dallas side of things. [Fox Sports Southwest]
● Happy 32nd birthday to John Erskine.
● Finally, here's to a speedy recovery for our own Emily, who busted her knee yesterday and gets it fixed today. We know she'll be back in no time, though - she's tough; she's a hockey blogger.