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George McPhee takes a desk job, a former adult actress takes a liking to DC Sports, Ovechkin takes a run at a Cup and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Welp. The top news of the day is the introduction of former Caps GM George McPhee as the new GM of the as-yet unnamed Las Vegas expansion franchise:
  • Lessons learned (or not) post-Caps... [Puck Daddy, SI]
  • ... and what his knowledge of his former team may mean to the Caps come expansion draft time and beyond. [CSNMA]
  • Closer to home, the Caps will be playing smarter, faster next season. [WaPo]
  • Crystal ballin’ the Caps’ forward lines. [THW]
  • The early power rankings say the Caps are still good. [ESPN]
  • Introducing Mia Khalifa, repping the DMV the best way she knows how - by being a former adult actress and social media’ing her love of DC sprots. [WaPo, UpRoxx]
  • The Russian bank that hired Alex Ovechkin to be their Euro Cup spokesman has released a clever new video game featuring the Gr8 which somehow mashes up Tecmo Bowl and Super Mario Brothers to excellent effect. [Open Bank]
  • Finally, best wishes to Chuck Gormley, whose five-year Caps beat at CSN Mid Atlantic has come to an end. [@ChuckGormleyCSN]