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Your savory breakfast links:

● Notes and assorted whatnot from yesterday out at Kettler, where it was Day Two of Development Camp:

○ In general. [Caps365 video (Development Camp Report, Kolzig, Wey, Anderson, Barber, Rissling), WaPo, Capitals Outsider, DSP (pics), RMNB (pics)]

○ Lest we forget, it's Development Camp for the new bench boss, too. [WashTimes]

Olaf Kolzig on the labor sitch. [WashTimes, DCEx, 106.7 The Fan, Frankovic]

Stas Galiev is living the dream. [CSNW, WaPo, NBC4 Washington]

Filip Forsberg forecasts a fabulous future. [DCEx]

○ Chatting up Thomas Di Pauli. [Dump 'n Chase]

Garrett Haar has turned some heads. [WashTimes, WaPo]

Max Iafrate tries to do something his old man never had any trouble doing: get noticed. [WashTimes]

○ Someday we'll find it, the Hershey connection, the Capitals, Jaynen Rissling and me. [Patriot-News]

○ Did you know that the Caps have former Wenatchee Wild captain Adam McKenzie in Camp? You do now. [NAHL.com]

○ Programming note: Saturday's camp-ending scrimmage will be broadcast live on Capitals.com. [Capitals Voice]

● The day in Alexander Semin news, non-news and opinion. [SB Nation, WTOP, Last Word On Sports]

● Bidding adieu to Jeff Halpern. [DCEx, WashTimes]

● We all have the same wish that maybe someday Alex Ovechkin can help grant, but it's not like this. Excuse me, there's something in my eye... [SB Nation DC]

● Step 1: Turn on this video. Step 2: Look at these pictures (here and here). Step 3: Get psyched.

● The boss gets a green light to apply to light new lights. [Ted's Take]

● Good luck to now-former Caps assistant coach Jim Johnson who will now hold that same job for the San Jose Sharks. [CSNBA, WaPo, WashTimes, CSNW]

● Happy 56th birthday to Jorgen Pettersson, happy 46th birthday to Bob Joyce, and a nod to the memory of Gaetan Duchesne, who would have turned 50 today.

● And finally, eleven years ago today the Caps sent Kris Beech, center Michal Sivek, defenseman Ross Lupaschuk and future considerations to the Pittsburgh Penguins for defenseman Frantisek Kucera and a throw-in right wing.

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