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There's a Blues game tonight Montreal, but in the grand scheme of things, that doesn't really matter . . . because THE FORCE AWAKENS TRAILER HOLY SHIT!!!!1!!!!!!!11!!!!!!!

"AND NEXT TIME, I'LL BREAK YOUR OTHER GODDAMN SHOULDER, PAVS."
"AND NEXT TIME, I'LL BREAK YOUR OTHER GODDAMN SHOULDER, PAVS."
Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports

My Star Wars boner cannot be hidden. Sorry.

BLUES NEWS:

  • Hildy joined the Arctic Ice Hockey folks for discussion about the Blues, the Jets, Atlanta sports and other things over at their podcast the other night. Have a listen! [SLGT FanShots]
  • (Oh, and Beyond Checkerdome Episode #102--with a guest!--will be available later this week)
  • Looks like Jake Allen will get the nod tonight. Also, Vladimir Tarasenko was given the NHL's third star of the week for his incredible play over the last four games. [Blues]
  • Help out our pal jstats! He's helping out the SID over at Lindenwood-Belleville with their hockey recaps. Clicks! [SLGT FanPosts]

KNOW YOUR ENEMY--THE MONTREAL CANADIENS:

HOCKEY NEWS:

  • A whole whopping ONE hockey contest in the National Hockey League last night. [NHL.com 10/19/2015]
  • But never fear! Seven games tonight, including one you might be paying attention to in Quebec. [NHL.com 10/20/2015]
  • Didn't think the Flames or Ducks were going to fall this flat out of the gate? Ryan Lambert is disappointed in you! That and more in What We Learned. [Puck Daddy]
  • Another team off to a shitty start? The Blue Jackets, who honestly should've fired Todd Richards already. [CBS Sports Eye on Hockey]
  • And yet ANOTHER team off to a shitty start . . . ? The Kings, who had to cancel a second practice yesterday due to wretched ice conditions. Karma's a bitch. [USA Today]
  • The Ducks firing Bruce Boudreau and re-hiring Randy Carlyle would be one of the Goddamn funniest things ever. [TSN]
  • New Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock believes his team can win "every night". Well. Good for you, Mike. You may be the only one. [Sportsnet]
  • Daniel Sedin went . . . whoopsie . . . on a chip-in. [SB Nation]
  • This here is a petition to get Gary Bettman and Bill Daly to take domestic violence and sexual assault a shit-ton more seriously than they have been. [Change.org]
  • Our old pal and current Predators defenseman Barret Jackman did a Q-and-A with The Hockey Writers recently. [The Hockey Writers]
  • A much-ballyhooed Taco Cannon (!!!!!) is set for its' debut at Nebraska-Omaha hockey games. And I only live three hours away from Omaha! Gee, wonder what I may be doing soon . . . . [Puck Daddy]

OTHER SHIT:

  • Well, 50,000+ Australians are awesome for this little petition. (S/T to BluesMay) [Huffington Post]
  • Tom Hiddleston is not only playing Hank Williams Sr. in an upcoming film . . . he's even playing as Hank Sr. at shows. [Nerdist]
  • Charlie Chaplin's autobiography was a strong influence in one of the most disturbing episodes of The X-Files. [Mental Floss]
  • The Colts didn't football too good on this trick play attempt on Sunday night. [SB Nation / Lookit]
  • A fucked-up play ended Saturday's Michigan-Michigan State game. Here's an alternate angle on the play with the appropriate crowd noise (and, unfortunately, injury screams). [Deadspin]
  • This would serve well as a GIF for GDT's . . . a Great Dane on a full, covered pool. [Gawker]
  • Well that's . . . uhhhhhh . . . one way to win a fight. [Y! / Reuters]

VIDEO:

Like today's video was going to be anything else:

Can. Not. Wait.

Hoosier Blue returns to the Links Factory tomorrow.