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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Team Russia takes bronze at Worlds, catch up with the latest episode of Japers' Rink Radio, looking at possible offseason moves and more.

Russia v USA - 2016 IIHF World Championship Ice Hockey: Bronze Medal Game Photo by Anna Sergeeva/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Enjoy the second episode of Japers' Rink Radio with host Adam Stringham and a visit by special guest Pat Holden featuring discussion of the season reviews of Karl Alzner, Nicklas Backstrom, Jay Beagle, Andre Burakovsky, and John Carlson. [Rink]
  • Team Russia outlasted Team USA to claim bronze at the 2016 World Championships. [IIHF, RMNB, CSNMA]
  • Aw, hugs for Matt Hendricks in the handshake line. [RMNB]
  • The Team Russia brass had hoped for better than bronze in their home tournament, and it was obvious to everyone that Alex Ovechkin was quite subdued this time 'round. [Lenta.ru, IIHF.ru]
  • "Not every year is to win." [Sportbox]
  • Peter Bondra and Sergei Fedorov were inducted into the IIHF Hall of Fame. [IIHF, hnonline.sk (with video of Bondra's golden goal in 2002), RMNB]
  • The season in review for:
  • Marcus Johansson. [Peerless, Stars and Sticks]
  • Nicklas Backstrom. [Stars and Sticks]
  • These Hawksbloggers are taking a look at the Chicago blueline... and wondering if Dmitry Orlov might be a fit there. [Blackhawks Up]
  • Should the Caps consider a trade for Cody Eakin? [Stars and Sticks]
  • Finally, happy 60th birthday to Tom Rowe.