Tuesday Links: Mike Rupp Meets Dick Assman Edition

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 1: Brad Richards #19 of the New York Rangers smells a really bad fart during practice for the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park on January 1, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

For being the hero in yesterday's Winter Classic, Mike Rupp got the privilege to meet Canadian celebrity Dick Assman this morning. Truly a sight to behold.

Blues News

NHL/Hockey News Mostly Winter Classic News

  • The Rangers won a wild Winter Classic, coming back from a 2-0 deficit to win 3-2. [WSJ]
  • Weather conditions and game atmosphere were perfect for the Winter Classic, a welcome change from last year's warm and rainy affair. [NHL]
  • ESPN's Classic wrap-up. [ESPN]
  • Brayden Schenn scored his first career goal at the Winter Classic, but it was disappointing that his team couldn't hold on for a win. [Puck Daddy]
  • Mike Rupp, who never scores, ended up netting 2 and becoming an unlikely hero. [Puck Daddy]
  • I thought the penalties and the penalty shot at the end were a bunch of horseshit. John Totorella agrees, commenting that the refs must have been in cahoots with NBC to get a dramatic ending. [NY Daily News]
  • The LA Times is not impressed with this year's Classic. [LA Times]
  • Pluses and minuses from around the league. [LA Times]
  • Carolina's boy wonder, Jeff Skinner, is skating and close to returning from the IR. [LFP]
  • The Avalanche beat the Kings in the shootout, making them 7-0 in the shitty gimmick this season. [SJ Mercury]
  • The Flames suck ass if they play suck-ass teams. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Repeat offender Raffi Torres charged a dude and only got 2 games. What a fucking joke. [CBC]

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