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Thursday Links - Noel Fielding In A Tent!

Former Blue Jaroslav Halak may get another crack at a win against his former team...here's hoping this does not happen. (Oh, by the way, this is Kate . . . Tyler's wife. I'm learning.)

"That's NOT how you do a Cossack dance, son." -- Ryan Reaves
"That's NOT how you do a Cossack dance, son." -- Ryan Reaves
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(EDITOR'S NOTE: Yes, I DID let my wife do the links today. No, I don't care what you think.)

BLUES NEWS:

  • Jake Allen gets the start tonight. Alexander Steen and Jay Bouwmeester are doubtful. David Backes is highly questionable to go for tonight. Carl Gunnarsson is a definite no go according to Ken Hitchcock. [In The Slot / Lou Korac]
  • Hildy explains why Brian Elliott may soon have an aversion to 42 year old goaltenders. [SLGT]

KNOW YOUR ENEMY--THE NEW YORK ISLANDERS:

  • Visit Lighthouse Hockey, run by St. Louis area Isles fan Dominik, for all your Isles-ness. Jaroslav Halak might play tonight! And give 6 goals on 40 shots again? Maybe! (Yes, Tyler added this link.) [Lighthouse Hockey]

HOCKEY NEWS:

  • Two games last night with guess what...SCORES! [NHL.com 12/10/14]
  • Ten games tonight...only one that matters. [NHL.com 12/11/14]
  • Wild(s) defenseman Marco Scandella was suspended two games for the check to the head of Islanders forward Brock Nelson (NoDak represent!!). [NHL.com]
  • Simon Gagne is taking a leave of absence from the Bruins to spend time with his father who has recently been diagnosed with cancer. #FuckCancer  [USA Today]
  • Devils' Travis Zajac (NoDak!) and Adam Larsson are two more in the list of players to have contracted mumps. [CBS Sports Eye on Hockey]
  • Former Montreal Candien Yvan Cournoyer gave this eulogy at the funeral for his friend and Captain Jean Beliveau. [Puck Daddy]
  • OMG! Sidney Crosby isn't scoring goals it's the end of the world!!! [Puck Daddy]
  • Our old pal Chris Stewart was a healthy scratch Tuesday night.  He appears to not be happy about this. (S/T to baroose) [Buffalo News]

OTHER...THINGS:

  • "Why no officer, I have not been drinking...it's.uhh...BEER BATTERED FISH...yeah that's what it is." [Y! / Odd News]
  • Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat is not good, according to someone who might know better. But I like most of Shock Top's offerings! [Deadspin]

VIDEO:

Noel Fielding is in a tent...that's pretty much all you need to know:

And another clip from Adam Hill's show The Last Leg with the Westboro Baptist "Church" as his target. (S/T to Childhood Trauma):

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And look for Episode 64 of Beyond Checkerdome later today!