Your savory breakfast links:
- Updates from yesterday’s practice, which was missing Alex Ovechkin (lower-body injury) and T.J. Oshie (personal day). [Caps video (Laviolette, Jensen, Carlson, Dowd), NHL, NBCSW, Reuters, NoVa Caps]
- This year’s draft lottery will look a little different than past years, and expect more changes to take effect next summer as well. [NHL, NBCSW]
- What is Alex Ovechkin’s goal ceiling this season? [S&S]
- The trade deadline is just a few weeks away, but with the Caps’ salary cap situation it may be tough for Brian MacLellan to make any significant moves. [NBCSW]
- Every year it seems some random, mediocre team has the Caps’ number... and this year it’s the Rangers. But it’s okay, because they only play them 7 billion more times. [THW]
- Finally, happy 66th birthday to Doug Jarvis.