Your savory breakfast links:
- The League closed yet another Olympic loophole, confirming that AHLers with NHL contracts would also not be allowed to go to South Korea in February. [AP, CSNMA]
- Nonetheless, Alex Ovechkin remains hopeful (although sounds less certain) that he will be able to represent his country at the Olympics. [WaPo, CSNMA]
- Might the Caps be a potential landing spot for free-agent defenseman Will Butcher? [FRS]
- Finally, happy 67th birthday to Greg Polis, and happy 61st to Gary Rissling.