Your savory breakfast links:
- Recaps and other assorted musings on last night's game from us, Vogs, NHL.com (Masisak), WaPo (Carrera: blog, gamer), DC Examiner (McNally), Caps365 video (Boudreau), CSN Washington (Beninati), Frankovic, Peerless, RMNB, OFB, SB Nation DC, TBD (Chamberlain), Inside Hockey, RLS, Caps Snaps (pics), Clydeorama (pics), and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
- At least Braden Holtby and the Hershey Teddy Bears had a better time of it last night. [Leone, video highlights, @RinkRebel (pics), SHoE (and don't miss the pictures) ]
- The NHL Board of Governors will meet next week. One item on the list is the salary cap, which may be headed up. [TSN, ProHockeyTalk]
- Alex Ovechkin vs. Alexander Semin - is it better to be lucky or good? Right now we'll take either. [CI²]
- Grading the Scott Hannan / Tomas Fleischmann trade. [Real GM Hockey]
- The "Hockey Diaries" crew tagged along to the British Embassy with the
cast of Reno 911Men of Movember. [mediachameleon]
- Oh hai there just-in-time-for-holiday-gift-giving excerpt from "The Ovechkin Project". [Toronto Star]
- Winter Classic wine? Winter Classic wine. [Calvert-Woodley Wines & Spirits]
- Hockey's Future has the lowdown on the Caps' prospects playing in the CHL. [HF]
- Finally, congratulations to Yevgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitri Orlov, and Stanislav Galiev, who have all been invited to Team Russia's WJC camp. [Russian Hockey Federation, NHL.com (Morreale)]
- The time for the Capitals' open skate at the Sculpture Garden Rink today has been modified to accommodate the team's practice schedule:
- 10:30am Slapshot arrives and free hot chocolate is served.
- 11:00am Skillz demonstration with Peter Bondra and Craig Laughlin.
- 12:00pm Karl Alzner, Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson and Marcus Johansson will skate with the public.