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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Preview of tonight's preseason battle with Buffalo from Vogs (list of Caps players who might play via @adamvingan), and be sure to check out our SB Nation partners over at Die By The Blade for more from the other side of tonight's match-up.
  • All the news that's Fehr to print from yesterday. [RinkWaPoExpress]
  • News and notes from yesterday out at Kettler:
    • In general (including injury updates on Mike Green, Dmitry Orlov, Tom Wilson and Jay Beagle). [Monumental video (Trotz), WaPoCSNW]
    • Andre Burakovsky is "playing like an NHL player," but hasn't made the team... yet. [WaPoCSNW]
    • Brooks Laich on his (latest) injury scare and other matters. [Monumental (video)]
    • The Caps are becoming shot-blocking fools. [CSNW]
    • Connor Carrick knows he's on the chopping block, but he'll be back. [CSNW]
    • Meanwhile, Chris Brown is trying to wedge himself into the lineup (and doing a good job of it). [CSNW (video)]
  • More previews of and predictions for the team's 2014-15 season. [GrantlandSportsNetwork]
  • Alex Ovechkin and a guy who appears to be a baseball player for what appears to be a semi-local baseball team grace the regional cover of this week's issue of what appears to be a sports-focused periodical (which you can see at the bottom of this post). [DC Sports BogRMNB]
  • Speaking of the captain, he's a Hart Trophy candidate because duh. [THN]
  • Also, he's going to score a bunch of points. [Globe and Mail]
  • Evgeny Kuznetsov - boom... [ESPN]
  • ... or bust? [The Loser Point]
  • Olie Kolzig did a radio hit with Hockey This Morning yesterday. [Sirius XM (audio)]
  • Former Cap Mike Ridley's son Matt has signed with the South Carolina Stingrays, which is probably only marginally more pride-enducing than when the elder Rids posed for this pic. [RMNB]
  • News and notes from up the road at Bears camp. [Patriot-News and again and again]
  • Finally, happy 37th birthday to Yogi Svejkovsky.