Your savory breakfast links:
- Recaps and other assorted musings on last night’s loss from us, Vogs, Caps video (Reirden, locker room, recap), NHL, AP, WaPo, NBCSW, Twin Cities, Star Tribune (and again), NoVa Caps (and again), FiCP, RMNB, and Pucker Up Sports.
- As the lone goal-scorer against Minnesota, Brett Connolly remains en fuego. [Caps Outsider]
- After suffering a leg injury against the Lightning, looks like Michal Kempny is out “indefinitely”, bringing Christian Djoos back into the lineup. [Rink, Caps, WaPo, NBCSW, WashTimes, Reuters]
- It’s official: Braden Holtby is respectfully declining the White House invitation for Monday’s visit. [Caps video, WaPo, NBCSW, FTW, ESPN, The Score, Yahoo! Canada, USA Today]
- ‘Tis the season for scoreboard watching, so check out what to keep an eye on - and who to root for - this weekend. [NBCSW]
- The Caps are good! ...maybe. People believe in them!! ...sort of but possibly not. It matters... not at all. [Yahoo!]
- Happy 26th birthday to Dmitrij Jaskin, happy 31st to Michal Neuvirth, happy 43rd to Nolan Baumgartner, and happy 61st to Bengt-Ake Gustafsson.
- Finally, our deepest condolences to Craig Laughlin and the entire Laughlin family on the loss of Craig’s mother, lovingly known as Grandma Locker by her fellow Caps fans. RIP.