Your savory breakfast links:
- Previews of tonight's shinny with Winni from Vogs (plus game notes), NHL.com, S&S and Peerless, and check out our SB Nation buddies at Arctic Ice Hockey for the other side of tonight's match-up.
- With number one goalie Ondrej Pavelec on the shelf indefinitely after an unfortunate encounter with Shane Doan, the Winni have called up their prize tendy prospect and Odessa Jackalopes alum Connor Hellebuyck will join Michael Hutchinson in the WinniNets. By all accounts, he's pretty good. [SI.com, THW]
- Forward Alex Burmistrov returned to the Jets after two years in the KHL and is finally getting some traction playing the NHL game. [Sun Media]
- A few leftovers from Monday's win:
- At the twenty-game mark, let's see how the team stacks up compared to the first twenty games of 2014-2015... [Peerless]
- Forbes Magazine issued its annual NHL valuation issue, and the Caps ranked favorably in several categories:
- Nicklas Backstrom does not appear on this list and I demand a recount. [Golf Digest]
- When opportunity knocks
Brooks Orpik off the roster for a few games, be ready. Nate Schmidt was. [WaPo, S&S]
- Finally, happy 24th birthday to Philipp Grubauer.