Your savory breakfast links:
- Marcus Johansson and the Caps reached a deal and avoided arbitration with 3 minutes to go as they agreed on a 3-year, $13.75m contract. [Rink, Caps Today, WaPo, CSNMA, RMNB, PHT]
- Johansson is happy with his deal and happy to be back with the Caps. [NHL.com, Monumental (audio)]
- The parties met in the middle. [Puck Daddy, Aftonbladet, THN]
- Alan May approves... [CSNMA (video)]
- ... though others may not. [NoVa Caps]
Dearest Abigail,— Zach Jachowicz (@MKECapsFan32) July 20, 2016
I write great pleasure that I will remain in Washington for the next 3 years.
-General Johansson pic.twitter.com/gTmwCXJ0Ky
- In other Johansen news, Ryan Johansen, big brother of the Caps’ 2016 first-rounder Lucas Johansen, got all choked up talking about the experience of watching his little brother on Draft Day. D’awww. [TSN (audio)]
- Congrats to Evgeny Kuznetsov, named the NHL’s Number One breakout player in the 2015-16 season. There’s a lot of good players on that list. [NHL.com, RMNB]
- Coulda had Getzlaf. (Don’t actually click on these links) [CSNMA, RMNB]
- As America counts down to another presidential election, Peerless starts counting down the most Presidential Caps. Yvon Labre and Adam Oates, your motorcades await. [Peerless, and again]
- Finally, happy 35th birthday to Timo Helbling.