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Wednesday Links: Searching for goals and finding nothing but disappointment edition

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Judging by my Facebook friends, this week seems just about over for most people. Most people can eat a bag of dicks. I work every day this week plus Saturday. But hey, at least the Blues play tonight.

Blues news

  • The Blues take on the Dalls Stars tonight. Will Carlo Colaiacovo and Steve Ott exchange pleasantries? [CBS Sports]
  • The Blues are last in the league in goals. In other news, the lede of this article is pretty damn weak. You can do better, JR. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
  • One of the reasons the Blues offense is so awful? The power play is worst in the league. [Belleville News-Democrat]
  • Yoda and Louie: A match made in heaven. [Blues]
  • Jori Lehterä is playing well. [Blues]

Hockey news

  • Here are today's games. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • Here are last night's result. Montreal won 5-3. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • Should've gotten to this yesterday: The Florida Panthers unveiled a new third jersey. As has been said by everyone (including Hildy and myself in the GDT) it looks like the Blues third and the Penguins third mated. Thoughts? [Puck Daddy]
  • Rick DiPietro is nearing a return, opens mouth. [Lighthouse Hockey]
  • Hat tip to Mirtle at From the Rink: A quiz. I got 69, or the 92nd percentile. [sporcle]
  • I haven't seen much of hockey this year thanks to this whole greedy TV deal, but is television trying to show less violence? [Stanley Cup of Chowder]
  • Daniel Briere is suspended two games. [ESPN]
  • Marian Hossa will return today. [ESPN]
  • Get used to hearing this story a lot: Brendan Burke, son of Maple Leafs GM Brain Burke, is openly gay and pursuing a career in the NHL. [ESPN]
  • Miikka Kiprusoff won't play for Finland unless he's starting. Fact: Before I read this, I had no idea there were that many Fins in net in the NHL. [CTV Olympics]
  • Vesa Toskala is on the IR. [TSN]
  • Pascal Leclaire will be out with a fractured cheekbone. [TSN]
  • Someone new wants to buy the Coyotes. [TSN]

Other links

  • What do you get when you replace booze with cats? Boozecats, of course. [Boozecats]
  • Well this is absolutely terrifying. [Craig's List]
  • Like TV intros? Go here. [TV Intros]
  • Speaking of TV themes, what if Neil Young sang the "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" theme? Wonder no more. [Warming Glow]

Video

If you don't like this, please leave quietly. (Thanks to Blue Monday and "Jason" for sending me this.)

That's all for me. GDT later. gametimelinks(at)gmail.com