Your savory breakfast links:
- Recaps and other assorted musings on last night's shootout loss from us, Vogs, Monumental video (Oates, Brouwer, Carlson, Alzner, Neuvirth), Voice calls (Brouwer, Carlson, Ward), NHL.com, WaPo (and again), Puckhead, F Street Faithful, and RMNB. For the Yotes, Arizona Republic and Five For Howling.
- Previews of tonight's visit to the Pepsi Center from Vogs, NHL.com and Peerless, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at Mile High Hockey for the other side of tonight's match-up.
- News and notes from pregame:
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- A welcome fast start (and a shiny new K) have Jason Chimera all smiles. [WaPo]
- The news was better from further down the Caps' org as the Hershey Bears finally prevailed in the tenth round of a shootout with Bridgeport... [Patriot-News (and again), SHoE (and again), HockeyFights]
- ...and Stanislav Galiev had a shorthanded goal and an assist as Brandon Anderson backstopped the Reading Royals to a 2-0 victory over the Wheeling Nailers. [ECHL]
- 2013 first-rounder Andre Burakovsky recorded his first OHL hat trick on Andre Burakovsky Poster Night and in front of his family, as his parents made the trip from Sweden to see him play. [GoErie.com]
- Finally, Braden Holtbobbles are apparently a pretty big deal. [Caps Outsider]