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Brodeur set to retire, and another French Canadian dead-weight gets sent off for something useful. And other things, including more Newcastle Brown Ale spots.

"Hey guys! I'm Steve Ott, except I'm German and CAN be good!"
"Hey guys! I'm Steve Ott, except I'm German and CAN be good!"
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"Off-day? *DISMISSIVE WANKING MOTION*" -- Doug Armstrong

BLUES NEWS:

  • The day started with news that Martin Brodeur was to officially retire on Thursday and join the Blues front office for the remainder of the season. [SLGT]
  • And then the team thanked him in the only way the Blues know how . . . by riding coattails. #GoodRideCowboy [SLGT FanShots]
  • Then, a bit of an interesting trade . . . the Penguins send Marcel Goc to the Blues in exchange for Maxim Lapierre. This seems a bit of a "meh" move, except when you consider Goc is . . . well, tangibly better. [SLGT]
  • In the only way we know how . . . SLGT bids adieu to Lappy. [Twitter / @StLouisGameTime]
  • I'm not on links duty the next few days so . . . GO SEE ROBB AND COMPANY ON SUNDAY IF YOU'RE IN THE D.C. AREA. DO IT. [SLGT FanPosts]

HOCKEY NEWS:

  • Eleven games last night. Thanks for sucking, Avalanche(s). [NHL.com 01/27/15]
  • Three games today. The Blues still aren't playing. [NHL.com 01/28/15]
  • Things were learned. [Puck Daddy]
  • Mike Richards and all his #LEADERSHIP will now be headed to the Manchester Monarchs. [USA Today]
  • Sojourner Truth. Harriet Tubman. Erik Johnson('s knee). #WeShallOvercome [Avalanche(s)]
  • There are so many amazing things about this goal by Stars Captain Jamie Benn . . . except for the fact that the Stars blow and ended up losing the game. [CBS Sports Eye on Hockey]
  • Bemidji State goes FUCK ALL Y'ALL on the rest of Minnesota, UMass Lowell is slipping and Penn State is getting ALL the Corsi's in this week's NCAA Hockey 101 by Lambert. [Puck Daddy]
  • Zach Parise has had a very silly year, and now he's got dental work to add to it. [Deadspin]
  • Alexander Semin is apparently not in his coach's good graces. [The News-Observer]
  • Radek Dvorak is done. That leaves more beer for us. [Puck Daddy]

OTHER SHIT:

  • "Set this to Chris Rock's joke about spinning rims", says UIWWildThing when he sent this (I didn't, but the clip is funny enough, so sure . . . lemme know how that goes). [Jalopnik]
  • Media: "WE WANT HONEST ANSWERS." . . . Lynch: *GIVES 25 HONEST ANSWERS* . . . Media: "WELL THAT'S NOT GOOD ENOUGH FOR US." . . . Rest Of Us: *DISMISSIVE WANKING MOTION* [Deadspin]
  • No frozen milk here . . . a couple cows were cut out of water in Colorado recently. [Y! / AP]

VIDEOS:

First, Stephen Merchant tells us of the glories of America had England won the Revolutionary War:

Oh.

Then, Elizabeth Hurley has a rebuttal . . . of sorts:

Oh?

Send your links, videos and other shit now go to my wife, who suggested all of the videos of the last two days:

And stay tuned for Episode 71 of Beyond Checkerdome . . . of course, recorded BEFORE everything happened. #AsIsTradition. That comes soon.