Your savory breakfast links:
- Best wishes to longtime NBC play-by-play voice Doc Emrick, who has announced his retirement after a 47-year career calling NHL games. [NHL, AP, PHT, NoVa Caps]
- Many in the hockey world spent the day paying tribute to Doc... but no one’s tribute was better than Lars Eller’s (for obvious reasons):
- The NHL has spent years proclaiming that “hockey is for everyone”. Black players in the League aren’t so sure that the whitest professional sport really is that inclusive. 
- More on Lundqvist’s first visit to the capital... as a Capital. [NHL]
- New Capitals blueliner Paul LaDue is eager to prove that he can play in the NHL. [Grand Forks Herald]
- Finally, happy 42nd birthday to Mike Farrell.