Your savory breakfast links:
- Relive the end of the Bears' season and other fun topics in the weekend Clips. [Rink]
- Alex Ovechkin, All-Star, and Lady Byng candidate Marcus Johansson. [CSNW, and again]
- A is for Alzner, and also for Average. Karl's season, by the tens. [Peerless]
- From the Japers' Wayback Machine, what a difference a year makes. Or does it? [NHL.com]
- Why the Bears came up short this year (and no, it's not as simple as modeling after their parent club). [THW]
- Happy 47th birthday to Miika Elomo, happy 44th birthday to Stew Malgunas and happy 57th birthday to Mark Lofthouse.
- Finally, The Rink extends hearty congratulations to our SB Nation brethren at Washington Wizards basketblog Bullets Forever, who have toiled through so many seasons of mediocrity. Congrats on recapping this first playoff victory, and may you recap many more. Cheers! [Bullets Forever]