Your savory breakfast links:
- Recaps and other assorted musings on last night’s OT loss from us, Vogs, Caps video (Reirden, locker room, recap), NHL, AP, WaPo, NBCSW, NoVa Caps (and again), RMNB, Caps Outsider, Post-Dispatch, and The Cannon.
- Scary moment in the second when Braden Holtby took a stick to the face and had to leave the game. [Caps video, PHT, NBCSW, NoVa Caps]
- The trade deadline is just about six weeks away, but GM Brian MacLellan doesn’t see any glaring needs in the Caps’ lineup. [NHL]
- Thoughts on whether or not that’s the right approach. [NoVa Caps]
- Congratulations to Ilya Samsonov, who picked up his first career AHL shutout with the Bears’ 3-0 win over Lehigh Valley. [NoVa Caps]
- The Caps are dead last in faceoffs... but why? [WaPo, RMNB]