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Wednesday links: Making the playoff push is tough when the Blues don't play

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The only way the Blues are going to make the playoffs is if they win games. They can't win unless they play. This mini-break is not helping things.

Blues news

Hockey news

  • Here are your updated playoff chances. [Sports Club Stats]
  • Tuesday's games. Games we wanted: Calgary over Detroit (just on principal), Florida over Minnesota and Columbus over the Ducks. Results: Calgary over Detroit, Florida over Minny, and Columbus over the Ducks. Three-for-three. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • Wednesday's games. Games we want: Buffalo over Dallas. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • The Carolina Hurricanes the foundation for a good defense. So do the Blues. They also have Eric Staal and Cam Ward. The Blues ... well not so much. [Canes Country]
  • Things I learned reading this article: 1) Vyacheslav Kozlov is still playing and 2) He's had a crazy life. [Die by the Blade]
  • Barry Trotz has 400 wins for the Predators. [On the Forecheck]
  • The Coyotes are only going to lose $20 this season. [Phoenix Business Journal]
  • The Wall Street Journal asks if a goalie can be a superstar. Martin Brodeur, Curtis Joseph, Patrick Roy, Ed Belfour, Roberto Luongo, etc. should answer that question. [WSJ.com]
  • The NHL is finally going to do something about head shots. [TSN]
  • Will Jerry Moyes go away? The NHL is suing the former owner of the Coyotes. [TSN]
  • Marc Savard is not feeling well, his return is unknown. [ESPN]

Other links

  • A guide on how to act in an earthquake. If you laugh at this, we'll probably be friends. [Holy Taco]
  • People on dating sites should choose flattering pics, not creepy. [Uncoached]
  • From NatetheGreat: What will you do for $5? His suggestion is to pay someone from Detroit to fuck up the city even more — they could use the money. [Fiverr]

Videos

King d-man Matt Greene has no connection to the Blues — besides being a former member of the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux like TJ Oshie — but this video made me laugh. It starts slow, You can skip the first minute and just enjoy a funny dude.

From J-Mill: Rock Band, Canada style.