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Monday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The parade of possibilities for assistant coach, pondering an offer sheet for Pernell, debunking the Ovi meme-of-the-day, and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • The Caps and their new GM and head coach haven't yet announced if they will be seeking new assistant coaches, but here are some possible candidates:
    • Lane Lambert. [CSNW]
    • Dave Farrish. [CSNW]
    • Peter Horachek. [CSNW]
    • Rob Zettler. [CSNW]
  • Are the Caps a P.K. Subban away from Lord Stanley's Cup? Because an offer sheet could be all kinds of expensive. [THW]
  • And then there's The Goalie Question. [CSNW]
  • Related: Martin Brodeur might be looking at free agency. [USA Today]
  • Get yourself an Armchair GM shirt from CapGeek, an extra-large coffee from Tim Hortons, and prepare to Choose Your Own Adventure. [Caps Circle (Part 1, Part 2)]
  • Calgary @ Caps - the first of Ten Games That Mattered. The game showcased the entire season in microcosm. [Peerless]
  • "...a recipe for problems in Washington."  The Puck Stops Here is unimpressed with GM Brian MacLellan's promotion. [Kukla]
  • Is coach killeя now? Assessing the Alex Ovechkin narrative du jour. [DSP]
  • It was a banner day for the world champion sons of Novokuznetsk, Sergei Bobrovsky and Dmitry Orlov. Kuzbass pride FTW. [Sports Portal Novokuznetsk]
  • The article's from a few weeks ago,  but Andre Burakovsky chatted up his hometown press after wrapping up his season in Erie. In a nutshell, he had a great time playing North American hockey,  the scouts told him he might make the team out of camp,  and oh yeah, he's rehabbing a separated shoulder.  [Hockey Sverige]
  • Happy 52nd birthday to Brian Tutt and Flyers' assistant coach John Paddock hits the big 6-0.