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Tuesday Links: Who is R.J. Umberger and how did he score three goals edition

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In my mind, the Blues should never lose to the Blue Jackets. Ever.

Blues news

  • Some dude named R.J. Umberger, whose name I can't hear without thinking of the Pink Panther saying Hamburger thanks to Brad Lee, scored a hat trick. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
  • The Blues didn't win last night, but they did injure someone. [Associated Press]
  • Killa Cam Janssen is not a fan of linesman breaking up fights. [Vancouver Sun]
  • The Blues explain why Jonas Junland, and not Alex Pietrangelo got the call with Carlo Colaiacovo on the shelf. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
  • Speaking of Pietrangelo, there is a good chance he's going to play in the World Juniors. [CBC]
  • While the Blues are still not playing like they did last year, they have been playing better since Dave Checketts went off. [Belleville News-Democrat]
  • Andy Murray is on the hot seat. [Fanhouse]

Hockey news

  • Lots of action on Monday. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • Just four games for Tuesday. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • Ketih Ballard: Moron. Don't hit you own goalie with a baseball swing. [Puck Daddy]
  • Alex Ovechkin is, yet again, involved in a questionable play. Does he become the new Chris Pronger — the star who still gets disciplined? [Puck Daddy]
  • The Hockey Commissioners' Association will host the Ice Breaker Tournament in Oct. 2010. [Sports Illustrated]
  • Long live Jean-Sebatian Giguere. [Anaheim Calling]
  • A look at the Brian Burke Era after year No. 1. [TSN]

Other links

  • From NatetheGreat.: Hungry? Here's where you should go eat. [Consumerist]
  • It's Christmas Flash Games! [FHM]
  • Finally, Poor College Student comes through with the eBay find of the day month: A Blues Frankenjersey. I remember seeing this in stores. Ghastly. [eBay]


Cam Janssen likes to fight. D.J. King, when he's not hurt likes to fight. What happens when they fight each other?