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Blues win in the 'Peg. Ovechkin good. Blackhawks-Flyers rivalry . . . LOLOLOL. Media mittenstringers. Heritage Classic and Stadium Series hopefuls. Crawford, M. Staal out. Razorblade croissants. And #Iggy4Lyfe. Victories are cool.

Approximately what Ondrej Pavelec was doing when he allowed the goal to Alexander Steen.
Approximately what Ondrej Pavelec was doing when he allowed the goal to Alexander Steen.
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Have fun with your shitty team and negative Fahrenheit ACTUAL TEMPERATURES, Winnipeg. #TRUENORTH


  • A decent performance by Brian Elliott and getting two softies through the sieve that is Ondrej Pavelec proved the difference in a 2-1 Blues road win over the Jets. What say you, ActualWretchedCyborg? [SLGT]


  • Twelve games last night. I dunno if you've heard, but that Alexander Ovechkin fella sure is good at hockey and stuff. [ 12/10/13]
  • Three games tonight. Apparently, one appearance between two teams in the Stanley Cup Finals three years ago is enough to make a rivalry. Fuck yourselves in the ear, NHL. You too, NBC. Same, NBCSN. Jesus H. Shit. [ 12/11/13]
  • Who is the mittenstringer of the Canadian MSM hockey media of 2013? Let the folks at PPP know. Plenty of candidates to be had. (For the record, I submitted Ken Campbell, and not without reason. Fuck that guy.) [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • Dion Phaneuf got two games for boarding Kevan Miller. He earned that one. But more relevant to our cause . . . one of those games? Against the Blues. []
  • The Jets may be hosting a Heritage Classic in 2016. And the Coyotes want to host a Stadium Series game. As I say about the Blues . . . fill your own fucking building first. [Puck Daddy]
  • Corey Crawford will sit 2-3 weeks with a lower body injury. So I guess Antti Raanta is about to show why Corey Crawford is well overpaid. [Chicago Sun-Times]
  • Wanna be a Sabres coach? Bench Ville Leino, apparently. Ted Nolan has taken that step . . . but really . . . why did you do it now? [Puck Daddy]
  • Remember how I said "Marc Staal" and "Concussion" were two words the Rangers didn't want to hear in the same sentence? Welllllllll . . . there you go. This also might suck for Team Canada. [Blueshirts United]
  • That Quebec Minor-Pro player that got the major gash on his face? Well, check out his face now. IT'S FRANKENSTEIN!!!!! [Puck Daddy]


  • Never get the croissant from Dunkin Donuts. If you're going to a donut shop, GET THE DONUTS. JESUS FUCK RAZOR BLADES. [Y! Odd News]
  • I heard this clip a few times, and none of those times did I hear anything other than "Gayhawks". Yep, fire this asshole. [Deadspin]


A couple . . . first, a bunch of really awesome bike tricks. Like, REALLY awesome. (S/T RealBadRobot):

Then, this had to go up because I have such a boner for Jarome Iginla . . . he returned to Calgary for the first time since being traded by the Flames last season. And it was emotional. And it was awesome.


You have one more day this week to send me shit:

Beyond Checkerdome, Episode 21: Drunk Edition comes your way this afternoon. Give 'er a listen!