For our Morning Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of news and opinion from Alexandria, Virginia and around the area. Here are some news items that caught our eye.

Washington Capitals

These Washington Capitals are built differently than past versions. What you think is happening is probably really happening. [Washington Post]

Alexandria, Virginia resident is good luck charm for the Capitals. Addy Flint, T.J. Oshie, and the Washington Capitals have a special bond. [NHL]

Ron Weber, the former voice of the Capitals, will join the current Capitals radio team for game 4. [Caps Outsider]

Alexandria, Virginia Area News

We’ll have several sunny, rain-free days — today included — and humidity levels are mostly low. [Capital Weather Gang]

For only the second time in its 92-year history, the Stotesbury Cup Regatta in Philadelphia had to leave town. The T.C. Williams Crew Team went with it, and returned to Alexandria with medals. [Alexandria Gazette]

A new study found dockless bike users mirror a more diverse crowd, from economic to gender and race, when compared to members of Capital Bikeshare. [Dr. Gridlock]

Where is the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Some musings from a local author. [Jaybird’s Jottings]

On going to the polls in Alexandria, Virginia. [Port City Publius]