Your savory breakfast links:
- Are the Caps any good? That’s the question that our usual bunch of sunny optimists try to answer on the latest episode of JRR. [Rink]
- Digging into the stats and some recurring trends that lie beneath for both the Caps and the NHL. [Rink]
- Recaps and other assorted musings on last night’s loss from us, Vogs, Caps video (Laviolette, Wilson/Kuznetsov, Sheary/Panik, recap), NHL, AP, PHT, WaPo, NBCSW, Peerless, NoVa Caps, RMNB, and Pensburgh.
- Breaking down the breakdown that led to the overtime winner. [RMNB]
- The final rescheduled game (for now) has been, well, rescheduled. [Caps]
- News and notes from yesterday’s pregame skate, where the forward lines got a big shake-up. [Caps video (Laviolette, Backstrom, Dillon, Rinkside Update/Orlov), NoVa Caps]
- How good has Vitek Vanecek been - and what does that mean for Ilya Samsonov? (We have our own thoughts.) [NBCSW]
- Finally, happy 63rd birthday to Tim Coulis, and happy 35th to reigning Battle of the Blades champ Wojtek Wolski.