The iceman cometh, Ovechkin cuts a ribbon, Tom Wilson is ready, Brooks L.A.ich, T.J. and Braden take New York and more in tonight’s evening links:
- Ice, Ice, baby! The Caps will install the ice surface at Capital One Arena (Formerly Verizon Center) this Tuesday, September 12th. More here.
- Hurricane Irma shuts down Caps Prospect Tournament (Vogs)
- Alex Ovechkin participated in the official groundbreaking for a new sports facility in Springfield, Virginia this morning. (NoVa Caps)
- Capitals’ Tom Wilson still feels the love in Toronto (PuckDaddy)
- Will Brooks Laich be changing tires outside Staples Center in Los Angelas? (CSNMA)
- Washington Capitals 2017-2018 Previews — Forwards: Lars Eller (Peerless Prognosticator).
- The Metropolitan Division’s Top 10 Goalies: 2017-12018 (Japers Rink)
- The 25 Most Important Players for the Caps: No. 9 John Carlson (CSNMA)
- Braden Holtby on NHL Tonight (Video)
- Tom Wilson on Getting Back to Work (CSNMA)
- Bears Training Camp details still being finalized, but sounds like players will need to arrive by Sept. 24 w/first day on the ice Sept 25. (Zack Fisch)
- All of the morning links from Japers Rink.
Around The League
- Florida hockey team evacuating players, staff out of Hurricane Irma’s path. (Miami Herald)
- The new (modified) video review rule comes with a steep penalty for failed attempts. (NoVa Caps).
- Should coaches alter their review strategy due to new offside challenge rule? A look at the numbers. (Hockey-Graphs)
- Report: NHL trade deadline set for Feb. 26 (The Score)
- Ranking Stanley Cup contenders for 2017-18 NHL season (PuckDaddy)
- George Parros to head NHL’s Department of Player Safety (Sportsnet)
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