Your savory breakfast links:
- Recaps and other assorted musings on last night’s win from us, Vogs, Caps video (Reirden, locker room, recap), NHL, AP, WaPo, NBCSW, TB Times, Peerless, NoVa Caps, RMNB, and Raw Charge.
- The Caps and Bolts share a common history of great expectations followed by playoff disappointment; Tampa likely hopes their story has as good an ending as the Caps did. [NBCSW]
- Santa! I know him! [Caps Outsider]
- A few leftovers from Friday’s win in Newark. [Caps, NJ.com, RMNB, StarsandSticks]
- Alex Ovechkin is once again headed to the All-Star Game, having been selected as the Metro Division team’s captain for the third consecutive year. [Caps, NHL, Yahoo]
- The Caps and Braden Holtby have reportedly decided to keep focus on hockey for now, with plans to start contract negotiations after the season wraps. [NBCSW, The Score]