Your savory breakfast links:
- Recaps and other assorted musings on last night's shutout loss from us, Vogs, NHL.com, AP, WaPo, CSNMA (gamer, rewind), NoVa Caps and RMNB, and from the home side, Arizona Republic and Five for Howling.
- Nicklas Backstrom did not play for a second game. [CBS Sports]
Tom Poti is doing just fine post-NHL, and thanks for asking. [Worcester Telegram]
- Finally, happy 33rd birthday to Joey Crabb V.v.V, and a shout out to Bernie Parent on his 71st birthday.