Your savory breakfast links:
- There were plenty of trade rumors surrounding Evgeny Kuznetsov when this offseason began, but there is a solid case for why the Washington Capitals should hold onto him. [NoVa Caps]
- Vitek Vanecek has the potential to avoid a sophomore slump and put together a very solid second year in the NHL. [S+S]
- Alex Ovechkin is no stranger to scoring goals — how many do you think he’ll tally this season? [NBCSW]
- Make sure you participate in Dom Luszczyszyn’s 2021 fan survey on confidence in each team’s front office. [Athletic]
- In women’s hockey news, both the US and Canada grabbed victories in their IIHF Women’s World Championship exhibition games today. [Sportsnet]
- Finally, happy 56th birthday to David Jensen!