Your savory breakfast links:
.@Capitals goalie @Holts170 joined @JamisonCoyle, @EJHradek_NHL and @LindsayBHockey on #NHLTonight to preview the season. pic.twitter.com/yc8JFdYMr9— NHL Network (@NHLNetwork) September 7, 2017
- Alex Ovechkin was the honored guest at the groundbreaking ceremony for a new mega-sport complex in Springfield... [Caps Outsider, RMNB, NoVa Caps]
- ... where he took a few minutes to reflect on the changes in DC since he first arrived here, 12 (!) years ago. [AP]
- “It's not a question of who dethrones Connor McDavid. It's a question of how many points McDavid finishes ahead of second place.” But here’s a list of Art Ross hopefuls anyway. [THN]
- Someone give Daniel Winnik a job, already. [THW]
- Season previews for...
- ... John Carlson... [CSNMA]
- ... Evgeny Kuznetsov... [Peerless]
- ... and the Metropolitan Division. [NoVa Caps]
- The cancelled rookie tournament means that Garrett Pilon will get in a game or two this weekend with the Kamloops Blazers... [CFJCToday]
- ... and Damien Riat got to have a shot stopped by Cristobal Huet back home in Switzerland. [swissinfo]
- Oh hai there Lars Eller!
Lars back home in The District this morning #IsItOctoberYet pic.twitter.com/6AhMjkB0wf— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) September 7, 2017
- Finally, happy 39th birthday to Olympics-bound Team Germany head coach Marco Sturm.
- One more:
Thank you to everyone who has been reaching out to us. We made it safely out of FL and are northbound for Hershey! #prayforFL— Dustin Gazley (@DustinGazley_10) September 7, 2017