Your savory breakfast links:
- Recaps of yesterday’s ugly round-robin loss from us, Vogs, Caps video (recap, Reirden, Dowd/Jensen), NHL, AP, NBC Sports, WaPo, NBCSW (and again), WashTimes, NoVa Caps (and again), RMNB, and Broad Street Hockey.
- The league announced yesterday that Phase 2 of the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery will take place at 6pm ET on Monday, August 10. [NHL]
- Take a peek inside the bubble as Robert Thomas helps demonstrate what the testing protocols are like and who the real bubble MVPs are (hint: it’s the medical professionals). [NHL]
- In case you missed any of yesterday’s games, here’s a recap of what happened across the league: the Canucks took a 2-1 series lead over the Wild, the Golden Knights beat the Blues in a high-scoring round-robin game, the Blue Jackets shocked the Maple Leafs with a massive comeback OT victory to take a 2-1 series lead, and the Flames sent the Jets packing with a decisive shutout victory to close out the series.
- Finally, a highlight from one of the only valid Capitals yesterday: