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Monday Links - Ready For A Wild Ride

LINKS AHOY! The Blues prep for their series with the Wild, Playoff season is upon us and so is the Bracket Challenge, and damn, Game of Thrones man.

I SHALL CONCER THEM ALL WITH THE POWER OF THE SNOW ANGEL!
I SHALL CONCER THEM ALL WITH THE POWER OF THE SNOW ANGEL!
Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports

BLUES NEWS:

  • The Blues finally have their first round Opponent, enter the Minnesota Wild to the Rolodex of first round match ups. Hildy has the run down on the schedule for this week. Spoiler, no action till Thursday. [STLGT]
  • ESPN had a preview for the match up. Look for more previews to trickle in as the playoffs inch near. [ESPN]
  • The Blues wore Cardinals Themed warm up jerseys for charity. They are pretty swanky as baseball/hockey crossover sweaters go. [Fansided]
  • In AHL News our Prospect Department informs us that the Chicago Wolves will be headed to the 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs! Congrats Baby Blues! [STLGT]
  • Bernie whatshisface wrote an opinion piece about the blues. He says they deserve credit. Captain obvious party of one. [STL Today]
  • The Bleacher report has posted their playoff Predictions. Apparently the Blues will take the cup in six after a battle with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Stick Tap goes out to Greggory Adams. [Bleacher Report]

HOCKEY NEWS:

  • The NHL has a whole new webpage devoted to all of your 2015 Playoff needs! They are so nice and accommodating. Thanks NHL. [NHL 2015 Playoffs]
  • With playoff season comes the every so popular Bracket Challenge, hurry up and get your selections lined up before its to late! [NHL Bracket Challenge]
  • The Buffalo Sabers fired their coach, Ted Nolan. Raise your hand if you are surprised? Sorry Ted. [PuckDaddy]
  • The Hockey Writers think Nashville is going to fail at playoff hockeying. [Hockey Writers]
  • Speculation and rumor has it that The LA Kings locked Darryl Sutter out of the locker room after their playoff elimination loss. Rutroh Raggy! [NESN]

OTHER STUFF:

  • Yesterday during a wonderful showing of Newsies my apartment was hit by an 3.5 level earthquake. The Quake's epicenter was about a 5 min drive from where I dwell. Twas an event. A Tarasenko Bobblehead would have made it better though... just saying. [NBC]
  • The Wash U crew team was attacked by fish while practicing. A brave soul caught it all on camera. [Fox 2]
  • The MTV Movie Awards were last evening. John Green cried a lot. Hugs John! [Buzzfeed]

VIDEO:

Game of Thrones Season 5 premiered across the world yesterday pretty much at the same time across broadcast and the interwebs via streaming. It was awesome. I promise no spoilers, but this lovely little animation has spoilers from the first 4 seasons. I bring you the unofficial title of the show: Dumb Ways To Die. Its fucking adorable.

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