Your savory breakfast links:
● George McPhee's summer work is far from done. [Peerless]
● The latest (non-) news on the coaching search... [CSNW, 106.7 The Fan, NBC4 Washington]
● ... including, interestingly enough, Rick Tocchet as a character witness. [CSNW]
● On Friday night, the Caps landed their middle man. [Dump n' Chase]
● Draft leftovers a-plenty. [Puck Daddy, SI.com, HomerMcFanboy, Capitals Outsider, NBC4 Washington, DSP, THW, Copper & Blue]
● Alex Ovechkin is ready to do CBA battle. [TSN, WashTimes, PHT]
● The day in year-end reviews:
○ Alexander Semin. [CSNW]
● Speaking of Semin, does he have an NHL future? [Hockey Indpendent]
● The fantasy implications of the Ribeiro trade... [Puck Daddy]
● ... and more on the reality of the trade from the Dallas side of things. [Fox Sports Southwest]
● Happy 32nd birthday to John Erskine.
● Finally, here's to a speedy recovery for our own Emily, who busted her knee yesterday and gets it fixed today. We know she'll be back in no time, though - she's tough; she's a hockey blogger.