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, WashTimes, Frankovic, Peerless, NoVa Caps (and again), RMNB, FiCP and the Ottawa Sun.
- Before the game, the inimitable Representative John Lewis and Willie O’Ree collaborated on the ceremonial puck drop for Black History in Hockey Night. [Caps, video]
- Longtime playoff pain in the rear Carl Hagelin is now on the side of right and good - and everyone’s overjoyed. [WaPo]
- Hagelin and fellow newbie Nick Jensen bring an element of grit to a Caps team looking to defend their Cup title. [FiCP]
- According to their GM, this Caps’ squad is a little bit better than last year’s. Which seems like a promising place to start. [NBCSW]
- For some reason, the Caps have struggled this year when their opponent has pulled the goalie. [WaPo]
- Handing out some Trade Deadline Day report cards. [ESPN, THN, THW]
- Finally, happy 63rd birthday to Mike Kaszycki.