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Thursday links: Wondering if hoping for another home win is just being greedy edition

Blues take on the Wild tonight, that gives the Note back-to-back games against teams with stupid names.

Blues news

  • Blues vs the Minnesota Wilds tonight at home. Will we witness a winning streak? [CBS Sports]
  • Let's get physical: The Blues get tough under new head coach Davis Payne. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
  • First time I've heard this confirmed, but Jonathon Toews threw up twice after fighting David Backes. Also, David Perron is testing out a tinted visor and Happy Meal Andy McDonald is expected back tonight. [STLtoday]
  • Brad Winchester is trying to upgrade his status from useless to serviceable. [Belleville News-Democrat]
  • From ML comes this story. David Backes: American Hero. [The Common Room]
  • Alex Pietrangelo will be expected to perform for the Barrie Colts. [St. Catharines Standard]
  • Nikolay Lemtyugov, a Blues prospect, was traded by his KHL team. [Russian Hockey Fans]

Hockey news

  • Wednesday's results. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • Lots of action on a Thursday night. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • The salary cap creates parity. [ESPN]
  • Thirty one reasons why Curtis Joseph is a bad ass. [Toronto Sun]
  • Teemu Selanne broke his face, just three games into his return from a broken hand. [ESPN]
  • Sidney Crosby already has 30 goals this year. For a non-goal scorer, that's pretty good. [ESPN]
  • SB Nation looks at how the NHL can grow in the new decade. Usual stuff: TV, no head shots, etc. [SB Nation]
  • Anaheim Ducks: The Movie. [Battle of California]

Other links

  • A site devoted to telling people what to do in case you're murdered. If I'm murdered, please reference "Ghostbusters" in every links post. Oh and, find the killer. [If Murdered ...]
  • For some reason, I don't think this guy is going to find this woman. [Craig's List]


So I'm tapped out on videos. I've got nothing. The email is a dried up. When this happens, I usually just go to YouTube and search for St. Louis Blues vids. I found this. I think we all now know that Louie is played by a white guy.

That's it for me. My mind is FRIED. Good night and I'll see you all in the morning. gametimelinks(at)