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Wednesday links: Entering deadline day riding a win streak is nice edition

Blues win again. I could get used to this.

Blues news

  • Blues win, 5-2, thanks to the newly-shorn TJ Oshie. I got my haircut Tuesday and had a great day at work. I recommend it for all. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
  • With the deadline coming, the Blues are talking but nothing is going down ... yet. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
  • Davis Payne was happy with the Olympics, mostly because his players kicked ass and his native land won. [Belleville News-Democrat]
  • Who says St. Louis isn't a hockey town? [MissouriNet]

Hockey news

  • Tuesday's fullish slate of results. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • Wednesday's schedule. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • Standings: Blues three back, still in 12th. []
  • Hate Twitter but still want the inside scoop on the deadline? BAM. (stick tap to Icion). [NHL]
  • When Rick DiPietro signed his massive deal a few years back, I was vehemently against it's length. My friend, NatetheGreat, thought it was a steal. I win. [ESPN]
  • Ryan Miller is very popular in the States. He received a (deserved) standing O from the Pittsburgh crowd. [ESPN]
  • After Sidney Crosby threw of his gloves and went full retard in celebration, his gear is now missing. [TSN]
  • Ray Emery's wonky hip will keep him out for the rest of the season. [TSN]
  • Marek Zidlicky is getting paid. [TSN]
  • The Ottawa Senators, always crafty, turned the second round pick acquired in the Dany Heatley deal for Andy Sutton. [TSN]
  • Traded Poni. Alexei Ponikarovsky is going to the Penguins. From the basement to the penthouse. [TSN]

Other links

  • If athletes are known for one thing, its badass celebrations. [Complex]
  • Legos, is their anything they can't do? [Unreality]
  • Hybrid monsters are the stuff of nightmares. And they are awesome. [Uproxx]


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