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Tuesday Links: Osbad Retiring Is Osgood Edition

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As you clean your visor, Osgood, just remember... you were only good because Detroit was good.
As you clean your visor, Osgood, just remember... you were only good because Detroit was good.

It definitely feels different in the hockey world with a long-time presence gone from a perennial cup contender. That, and I'll no longer be able to change his name to "Osbad" on EA NHL games.

Blues News

  • Ben Bishop will be driving across this great nation for charity because he is twelve feet tall and tight. You can meet him today in BelleVegas at 1 PM. [Blues]

NHL/Hockey News

  • Goodbye, Chris Osgood. I'm sure somebody here will write a li'l somethin' somethin' about his career, both as a friend and (mostly) a foe. [DFP]
  • The Jets signed seven players yesterday. [TSN]
  • Winnipeg will probably have the best home ice advantage next season with their rabid fanbase, which will be good for their young roster. [Toronto Sun]
  • Could Alexei Yashin return? [Sporting News]
  • See, these videos of sick shootout goals that have been popping up is why the Blues should bring back the development camp. [Puck Daddy]
  • The Ducks have signed Matt Carle away from Montreal. [Sac Bee]
  • They also signed Andrew Cogliano after acquiring him from Edmonton. [CBC]
  • Free agency's least improved teams. [Fox]
  • Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman makes excuses for signing the "very annoying" Daniel Carcillo. Hey, I like having a bunch of agitators in a Blues/Blackhawks game. [WEEI]

Other Stuff

  • Don't click this link. [YouTube]
  • Latest Jesus sighting: Wal-Mart receipt. [Tosh.0]
  • Fuck the Tour de France. Fuck cycling. [Cracked]

Tuesday Video

One of the few non-Blues memories from my youth is Osgood and Patrick Roy having it out.

I probably don't have to include a disclaimer, but all these Osgood stabs are all in good fun. Remember, we're a Blues website.

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