Your savory breakfast links:
- “[O]nce more we take a minute to pause and appreciate what we’re witnessing: true history being made. It really never gets old.” [Rink]
- Unselfishvechkin. [NBCSW]
5⃣ Congrats to @ovi8 on snagging a milestone assist in last night's @Capitals win! pic.twitter.com/yDRpyGQa7B— NHLPA (@NHLPA) January 26, 2018
- Statistically speaking, the Caps’ victory over the Panthers was encouraging... [WaPo]
- ... even if the team is still waiting for its young forwards to step up. [WaPo]
- Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Barry Trotz, and the Caps’ equipment crew are in sunny and warm Tampa Bay for NHL All-Star Weekend. [Schedule, Rosters (CBS Sports)]
- Tonight’s offering is the All-Star Skills Competition. This year it looks like the NHL is taking the “Skills” portion very, very seriously. We will know sometime today which players are tasked with which skill category. [Sportsnet, which also features a pretty great video about the first All-Star Game]
#Caps goalie Braden Holtby is on the side of a building in downtown Tampa... pic.twitter.com/AABAIcGJ5f— Tarik El-Bashir⌨️ (@TarikNBCS) January 27, 2018
- Related - The Lig’s advertisements for its various premium productions are usually quite lame, but I rather like their beach-themed All-Star ads. [RMNB, @Capitals]
- There’s work to be done after the All-Star break. [NBCSW
- Finally, happy 63rd birthday to Brian Engblom.
- One more - Hey everybody, gifting suite!
Braden Holtby #CAPS visiting the NHL players Gifting Suite at the All-Star Game in Tampa pic.twitter.com/5DG9hEwafJ— blk. water (@blkbeverages) January 26, 2018