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Wednesday Links: The Power Play Esses the Dee Edition

Blues News

  • The power-play sucks. Get it going or something. [P-D]
  • An update on the most caring individual on the Blues roster. [Blues]
  • Make all the Freese "ice" puns all you want now. The World Series MVP will be at DrinkScotch this Friday to drop the puck. [Twitter]

NHL/Hockey News

  • Last night's game to watch: Caps rally past the Ducks 5-4 in OT. [Washington Examiner]
  • Edmonton's Andy Sutton really got hit with the Shanahammer, receiving a 5-game suspension after targeting the head of Gabriel Landeskog. [Puck Daddy]
  • I've expressed my man-love for John Tortorella before with his previous comments on Sean Avery, but I really want to get a beer with him now after his latest comments on Joe Thornton. [Puck Daddy]
  • Speaking of Sean Avery... he's baaaAAAaaack. [New York Daily News]
  • After starting the season on a winning streak, the Red Wings are free-falling. Last night's loss to the Minnesota Wildz summed up why they can't get one back in the win column. [The Detroit News]
  • Jeff Skinner and Chad LaRose tag-teamed the Lightning to get a huge win last night. [Charlotte Observer]
  • Orlando is getting an ECHL team, joining San Francisco in the 2012 expansion class. [Miami Herald]
  • Raging Visors. [Washington Times]

Other Stuff

Wednesday Video

I know why the power play sucks. The dance has lost its luster. Effective this Friday, the following is the new power play song and dance:

That is the dumbest shit I've ever seen.

Thanks for being cool about a link-less Tuesday. I woke up at 7 AM to write them up, but I was called into the police station to give my account of a game I officiated Saturday night that, despite my best efforts of penalizing everything, ended up with a guy grabbing a broken stick and assaulting an opposing player. The concept of sportsmanship escapes California.

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