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Tuesday Links - Another One Bites the Dust

Backes won't be suspended, Shattenkirk won't be playing and the Greeks score a big victory over the Germans . . . sorta.

"Come here Ian you've been a very naughty boy"
"Come here Ian you've been a very naughty boy"
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  • No supplemental discipline from the NHL for David Backes, now from Kelly who knows. [SLGT]
  • Good news everybody…oh wait. Kevin Shattenkirk will undergo abdominal surgery and be out for who knows how long. [SLGT Fanshot]
  • Donut King brings us his SLGT Story. [SLGT]



  • Three games last night with final scores. [ 2/2/15]
  • Eleven games tonight. Only one to care about. [ 2/3/15]
  • Tampa Bay Lightning(s) waived Evgeni Nabokov and called up Andrei Vasilevskiy. [Puck Daddy]
  • Jordie Benn makes good on his Super Bowl bet with Tyler Seguin. Seguin got to shave Benn's beard. [Puck Daddy]
  • The Kings presented the President with an engraved silver hockey stick on their visit to the White House. [CBS Eye on Hockey]
  • Gary Bettman wears ridiculous shoes while at the White House. [Puck Daddy]
  • The Buffalo Sabres are terrible, but you didn't need me to tell you that, they went all of January without getting a single point. [FTW/USA Today]
  • The NHL suspended referee Tim Peel (BOOOOOOO) for a photo he took with Greg Wyshynski of them about to take a shot of booze. [Deadspin]


  • Chris Pratt will fulfill his Super Bowl bet with Chris Evans and Chris Evans will fulfill his end of the bet, even though his team won. [Mashable]
  • Why is there only 28 days in February? [Mental Floss]
  • Seven things you didn't know about Canadian Whisky. [Mental Floss]
  • A diver experiences deep ocean currents. SCIENCE!! [Nerdist]


Monty Python philosophers' football match.

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