Your savory breakfast links:
- Previews of today’s afternoon battle in Pittsburgh from Vogs, Peerless, and NoVa Caps, and be sure to check out our SB Nation partners over at Pensburgh for the other side of this two-game series.
- T.J. Oshie, Jakub Vrana, Justin Schulz and Evgeny Kuznetsov are all back in action - which means for the first time in weeks, the Caps will have a full, healthy roster. [NHL, NBCSW, S&S]
- Check in with the coach and some of his full-strength squad after yesterday’s practice. [Caps video (Laviolette, Dillon, Kuznetsov, Schultz)]
- Zdeno Chara is so respected and highly regarded that his influence on his Caps’ teammates extends well beyond his play on the ice. [WaPo]
- The first six games of the season were vastly different from the second set of six - here’s a look at what changed. [NoVa Caps]
- Finally, happy birthday to Valentine’s Day babies Viktor Kozlov, who turns 46 today, and Calle Johansson, 54.