Friday Caps Clips

Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Mathieu Perreault and Roman Hamrlik are doing the charity skate tour thing in Canada, physical is getting Alex Ovechkin and the lockout has officially claimed the entire preseason.

Your savory breakfast links:

● The dominos begin to fall as the League announces the cancellation of the entire preseason. [NHL.com, WaPo, WashTimes, DCEx, CSNW, NBC4]

○ NHL players union boss Donald Fehr was in Montreal recently and Roman Hamrlik shared some of his thoughts. [Globe and Mail]

● Goalie duels: Either netminders at twenty paces with their best blocker saves, or preseason consideration of which men will be splitting time in the AHL gates this season. [The Goalie Guild]

● Part III of The Ballad of Adam Oates, in which we learn that Kettler > Piney Orchard. [CSNW]

● The Mathieu Perreault Experience got underway as Team Montreal faced off against Team Quebec for a series of exhibition matches in La Belle Province. MattyP was teammates with Hamrlik on Team Quebec. [La Presse, Canoe.ca, RDS, TVA Sports (all links en Francais), @patrickcaisse (pic)]

● Early voting is underway in Iowa. Here's a guy voting the Jason Arnott - Brian Fahey ticket. [DC Sports Bog]

Alex Ovechkin's season in the K has gotten off to a good start as he's already a PPG player. But maybe Dynamo should think about bringing over Matt Hendricks or John Erskine as well. [SB Nation DC, Alex Ovetjkin]

● Oft-injured 2008 Caps draft pick Greg Burke is ready to start his senior year at UNH. He's got the bubble wrap on order. [Seacoast Online]

● Whereas a very healthy Filip Forsberg is lighting it up in Leksand. [RMNB]

● And, yeah. Check out the moves on Evgeny Kuznetsov. [Puck Daddy]

● Finally, happy 59th birthday to Doug Gibson.

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