Thursday links: David Backes had to have been created in a lab edition

Thursday is here. I can see the weekend and it looks awesome.

Blues news

  • The really enjoyable feature on David Backes makes him seem almost too good to be true. He's smart, well-spoken, humble, loyal (he married his freaking kindergarten girlfriend), handsome and patriotic. It's official: The Inglorious David Backes is awesome. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
  • If you don't think the Blues need some bodies to score goals, here's a handy list to show you how wrong you are. [STLtoday]
  • It's out there: The Blues are shopping Carlo Colaiacovo, Keith Tkachuk and Paul Kariya. Maybe. [TSN]
  • Jeremy Rutherford is chatting. Hit him up. [STLtoday]

Hockey news

  • Lots of talks about trades, but remember, the league goes into a trade freeze for the Olympic games. [From the Rink]
  • Kari Lehotonen's trade to Dallas my have been broken by Marc Crawford's son, Dylan. [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • Lehtonen says his back is in good shape, no mention about the rest of his body. [ESPN]
  • The fine folks at PPP get a mailbag with their beat writer. Jeremy Rutherford, Norm Sanders (anyone else who covers the team) ... you guys up for a chat? [PPP]
  • Joe Corvo is back from a nasty cut on his calf. [Canes County]
  • Jeff Carter is on call in case Ryan Getzlaf can't suit up for Team Canada. [TSN]
  • Peter Forsberg is coming back to play for a stacked Team Sweden. They're my dark horse to win gold this year. [CTV]
  • Good news: The Capitals won't be on a winning streak when Alex Ovechkin and the boys take on the Blues and The Boyes. [TSN]
  • Rumor is Wayne Gretzky will light the Olympic Cauldron. I think the honor should go to a great Canadian: Dan Aykroyd (why yes I'm watching Ghostbusters right now). [CTV]
  • John Buccigross writes about Brendan Burke. A great, albeit sad, read. [ESPN]
  • Wednesday's results. [Yahoo! Sports]

  • Thursday has some games. [Yahoo! Sports]

Other links

  • I find this site far more entertaining than I should. [They Took His Job!]
  • Ever wonder what it would be like if Jesus, Captain Kirk and Vincent Van Gogh were roommates? Wonder no more. [Jesus, Kirk and Vinny]
  • Typing the stuff that goes on the TV screen is a tough job. But like any job, you'll get made fun of if you do it wrong. [Manofest]

Videos

I initially wondered if this one-joke video would make me laugh. It did. Hopefully you find it funny as well.


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