Your savory breakfast links:
- Previews of tonight's battle with the Bruins from Vogs, Peerless and FiCP, and be sure to visit our SB Nation pals over at Stanley Cup of Chowder for the other side of tonight's matchup.
- Brett Connolly has elevated his game after spending some time on the bench. [WaPo]
- What a difference a month makes. The November loss in Denver provided a benchmark, and the victory over the Avs on Tuesday measured up admirably. [NBCSW, WaPo, THW]
- A tale of two cities. Two capital cities whose hockey teams seem to be heading in opposite directions. [USA Today]
- Today in “Trade Mike Green.” No, really. [THW]
- Former Caps tendy Don Beaupre is the proud papa of the Minnesota Wild’s emergency backup goalie Connor Beaupre, who will rock his father’s righteous throwback pads when and if duty calls. [Minny Hockey Mag]
- If you were just thinking “Gee, I’ve been looking forever for a nice long discussion of international hockey transfer agreements, especially the part about Alex Ovechkin and the lockout”, today is your lucky day. [Lake Law Group]
- Finally, happy 56th birthday to Peter Sundstrom and happy 51st to Bill Ranford.