Your savory breakfast links:
- Previews and other important information for tonight’s matchup against the Tampa Bay Lightning from Vogs and Peerless, and don’t forget to check in with our SB Nation pals Raw Charge for coverage from behind enemy lines tonight.
- Notes from yesterday’s practice, including injury and lineup updates. [Caps video (Coach Laviolette, Alex Ovechkin, Tom Wilson), WHN, RMNB, S+S]
- Evgeny Kuznetsov took the phrase “let the haters be your motivators” to heart this offseason. [WaPo ($)]
- Catch up on all of the Washington Capitals Halloween content from their costume party on Saturday night! [Caps]
- Checking in on the Caps defensemen through the first eight games of the season. [NoVa Caps]
- A look at rookies Connor McMichael and Hendrix Lapierre through the lens of possession metrics. [NoVa Caps]
- Is it too early to look at players who might not return next season? [S+S]
- The Hershey Bears beat the Cleveland Monsters 4-3 in OT yesterday, and Axel Jonsson-Fjallby stayed hot with the game-winner. [NoVa Caps]
- Finally, happy 30th birthday to Daniel Carr, 75th birthday to Bill Lesuk, and 64th birthday to Brent Tremblay!