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 (and again), Ottawa Citizen (and again), Peerless, NoVa Caps, RMNB, and Silver Seven.
- Stop us if you’ve heard this one - Alex Ovechkin has climbed another spot on the all-time goal-scoring list, tying and then passing Mark Messier for #8. [NHL, Caps Video, NBCSW, ESPN, Sporting News]
- Of course, he wasn’t the only one to make history last night; John Carlson had a little something to say about a franchise record:
John Carlson has set the franchise record for the most assists in franchise history by a defenseman. pic.twitter.com/PMpG7uOZ4s— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) February 1, 2020
- Oh, and:
Ilya Samsonov became the third rookie goaltender in NHL history to earn a win in 11-plus consecutive decisions, joining Ross Brooks (14-0-0 in 1973-74) and George Hainsworth (11-0-0 in 1926-27). #NHLStats pic.twitter.com/920Nssoyi8— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) February 1, 2020