Your savory breakfast links:
- There are plenty of current greats looking to add that elusive championship to their legacy; perhaps one of them could capture that ring this year in DC. [USA Today]
- That guy (Henrik Lundqvist, in case that wasn’t clear) may be able to help Ilya Samsonov - but make no mistake, he’s not about to just hand over the starting role. [NBCSW]
- The Caps may not be ready to hang up their Metropolitan Division crown just yet. [NBCSW]
- The AHL has made plans to align with the NHL’s hopeful January 1 start date, setting the opener for their season for February 5. [AP]
- Conducting a mock expansion draft for the newest incoming NHL franchise, the Seattle Kraken. [NoVa Caps]
- Women’s hockey has been on hold since March; now a $1 million commitment from Secret to the PWHPA is helping the players get back on the ice where they belong. [ESPN]
- Finally, happy 42nd birthday to Chris Corrinet, and happy 61st to Mike Gartner.