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Sunday Links: Knock on Wood

Blues win, Backes goals, shitshows, old beards, bad lip reads and Magic #9. All this and more on your Sunday Funday links.

In light of recent injuries, the Blues have been forced to sign unusual players to fill the roster gaps.
In light of recent injuries, the Blues have been forced to sign unusual players to fill the roster gaps.
Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Blues News:

  • The Blues did something haven't done in a while; beat the Wild.  Backes did something he hadn't done in a while; score a goal. Justin42 has your recap. [STLGT]
  • Our frienemies at Hockey Wilderness have a different opinion of the game.  And they called the Blues a 'shitshow.' [Hockey Wilderness]
  • The Blues keep winning in spite of injuries to key players.  Depth pays off. Knock on wood. [Rant Sports]
  • Praising Blues rookie D-man Colton Parayko is becoming a thing these days. [Bleedin Blue]

Hockey News:

  • 9 other games last night.  Dallas, Nashville and Winnipeg also picked up points.  []
  • 5 games tonight, none you really are about. []
  • Puck Daddy's 3 stars. Captain America gets a nod. [Puck Daddy]
  • Patrick Kane will not face rape charges...looks like he might have been the victim of 'an elaborate hoax.' [Puck Daddy]
  • Are referees making bad calls worse when they decide coaches' challenges? Why doesn't the War Room in Toronto just make the calls?  Good question. [Puck Daddy]
  • Superhuman goaltender Carey Price is out with an injury.  The entire eastern conference just breathed a sigh of relief, then quickly looked around to make sure no one noticed before assuring everyone that they hope he gets well very soon. [Puck Daddy]
  • Super Mario sound effects, creepy costumes and admitting guilt; all in Grantland's Grab Bag. [Grantland]

Other Crap:

  • Cracked likes to shit all over your childhood. [Cracked]
  • Beer of the day is Magic Hat #9.  This crisp pale ale has a wave of floral fruitiness and a smooth finish.  And, I think 9 is supposed to be a lucky number or something. Anything to prevent any more injuries. [Untappd]
  • How to ignore the NFL. (As if we actually needed help with that) [DeadSpin]
  • As we enter No Shave November, let's look at the beards of civil war generals, shall we? [Mental Floss]
  • Why we don't read directions. [Distractify]


Tis the season...for Bad Lip Reading to look at political debates.

And, don't forget...We need all the luck we can get to keep wining in spite of injuries and to keep new people from getting hurt.