Tuesday Caps Clips

May 5, 2012; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) talks with Capitals center Marcus Johansson (90) during a stoppage in play against the New York Rangers during the third period in game four in the Eastern Conference semifinals of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center. The Capitals won 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-US PRESSWIRE

Your savory breakfast links:

● As CBA negotiations go off the rails, public and media opinion seems firmly behind the players... which unfortunately won't do a whole lot of good, but it makes for some nice pixels. [THW, Gazette, Denver Post]

● It won't stop the fans from joining together to let their voice be heard, either. Add yours! [Caps Basketball]

● Fans might not be able to intimidate the NHL and NHLPA to play nice... but maybe Alex Ovechkin's new look will. I know I'm a little scared... [@ovi8]

● An alphabetic look at the best in hockey continues, with a couple of Caps' reps bringing the 'O'. [NHL.com]

Mike Ribeiro: center, father, backup goaltender. Nice of Ribeiro's old pal Jose Theodore to loan him his DC-themed lid. [RMNB, h/t to RMNB reader Matt for noticing the mask]

● Weighing in on the Hershey Bears' new look (and trimmed-down mascot) as they head into their 75th season. [SHOE]

● Who is this Braden Holtby character everyone's chattering about lately? [Peerless, SportRantz, Pipeline Show]

● More on Holtby, along with a bevy of other future hopefuls working to return the once overflowing prospect pool to its former glory. [Last Word on Sports]

● An assortment of Caps who could be viewed as 'untouchable'. Spoiler: Brooks Laich is, Ovechkin is not. Discuss. [RantSports]

Marcus Johansson has high expectations for himself and his team coming into this season. [HockeyRamblings]

● For some reason, Ovechkin's been spending an awfully big chunk of his summer watching tennis matches. Weird, right? [Alex Ovetjkin]

● Former Cap (*sigh*) Jeff Halpern stopped in and made some memories for the members (and parents) of the Cool Cats, a hockey team for special needs kids. [CSNW]

● 2012-13 projections for the Caps and some of their key players heading into the season. [ESPN ($)]

● Players continue to optimistically trickle back to the District for pre-training camp workouts, the latest of which is new Cap Wojtek Wolski. [@WojtekWolski86]

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