Thursday Caps Clips

WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 26: Mike Knuble #22 and Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals warm up before the game against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Verizon Center on November 26 2010 in Washington DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Your savory breakfast links:

● Hey, did you know that there are two better fantasy hockey options than Alex Ovechkin... at left wing... in Pennsylvania? Alrighty then. [NHL.com]

● Of course, the Caps are relatively stacked on the port side as compared to the starboard. [NHL.com]

● And here's another take on the Caps' wingers, which also points to a lack of scoring depth. [Puck Daddy]

Brooks Laich is now your longest-tenured professional athlete in D.C. (and has four teammates in the top-ten). Of course, this town is known for its transience. [DC Sports Bog]

● The Bears will have an influx of locked-out NHL fans, a killer new logo and Hall of Fame to celebrate their 75th year. [Patriot-News, Nosebleeds, Icethetics]

● As the CBA uncertainty lingers, Mike Knuble waits... and waits... and waits. [WashTimes (full transcript here)]

● It sounds as if the Caps are well on their way to winning the hearts and minds of their new ECHL affiliate's fans. [Reading Eagle]

● Finally, the latest in the labor war. [Puck Daddy]

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