Your savory breakfast links:
- Previews of tonight’s battle with the Blue Jackets from Vogs, Peerless, NoVa Caps, Reuters, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at The Cannon for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
- A couple of Hall of Fame defensemen are pretty impressed with what John Carlson has accomplished - and is on pace to accomplish - this season. [NHL]
- News and notes from yesterday’s practice, including a very welcome update about Nicklas Backstrom. [Caps video (Caps365, Reirden, locker room), NHL, WaPo, NBCSW, WashTimes]