BOSTON, MA - APRIL 21: Troy Brouwer #20 of the Washington Capitals celebrates his game winning powerplay goal at 18:33 against Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 21, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Capitals defeated the Bruins 4-3. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Your savory breakfast links:
● Keeping the band together: Troy Brouwer inks a 3-year, $11 million contract extension. [Rink, Capitals, Dump 'n' Chase, NHL.com, WaPo (and again), WashTimes (and again), CSNW (and again), 106.7 The Fan (audio), SB Nation DC, PHT, Sporting News, Eye on Hockey, Puckhead, Capitals Outsider, Caps Across The Pond]
If When the League drops the hammer and locks out on Saturday, here's some employment possibilities for hockey folk. [Caps B-Ball]
● Will locked-out fans stay locked out when hockey comes back? [HockeyShopped]
● Happy 36th birthday to Jose Theodore.