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Tuesday Links - Pub Night

I gotta get my ass to pub night in Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland, Goddamnit.

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Ryan Lambert doesn't think too highly of this guy. I believe many Blues fans are starting to agree.
Ryan Lambert doesn't think too highly of this guy. I believe many Blues fans are starting to agree.
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  • The Blues released information regarding their upcoming Prospect Camp, happening July 6th thru 9th at the Mills. Be there! [SLGT]
  • Doug Armstrong will be the chief executive (general manager, basically) of Team Canada's 2016 World Cup of Hockey team. They'll probably be bounced in the preliminaries. [SLGT]
  • Big Burger has his perspective on the news. [SLGT FanPosts]
  • The NHL's 4th most tortured fan base, behind the Canucks, Maple Leafs and Sabres? Yep, that's about right, actually. [Sports On Earth]


  • From China to Edmonton back to China . . . a very fascinating piece about China's voice of the Stanley Cup Final. (S/T to CrossCheckRaise) [Toronto Star]
  • Jarret Stoll was officially charged with cocaine possession in connection to his arrest in April. [CBS Sports Eye on Hockey]
  • Former NHL player Nathan Paetsch pled guilty to offshore gambling charges. One of the players who lost money in the ring? Thomas Vanek . . . yes, this is the conclusion to THAT story, if you recall it. [Democrat & Chronicle]
  • Ryan Lambert wonders aloud about the worth of Cam Talbot and has some harsh words about the worth of one T.J. Oshie in this week's What We Learned. [Puck Daddy]
  • The always-insightful Elliotte Friedman lays down 30 Thoughts before the Las Vegas meetings, the awards presentations and the draft. [Sportsnet]
  • Speaking of Vegas, it looks very likely they'll get a hockey team, and William Foley wants it to be ready by 2017. [New York Times]
  • The Flames gave young forward Mikael Backlund a multi-year contract extension. [USA Today]
  • A Q&A on the Leafs' draft strategy with former Blue (and current Leafs Assistant GM) Mark Hunter. [TSN]


  • An Australian woman injured herself by . . . squatting in skinny jeans. (S/T to BluesMay) [CBC Health]
  • P. Diddy be in trouble. [ / Bruin Report]
  • Some fucked up weather in Chicago last night. Summer, you always bewilder. [SB Nation / Lookit]
  • Pete Rose lied about betting on baseball while a player. If you're shocked, I have a bridge in Brooklyn to sell you. [ESPN / Outside the Lines]
  • So, which Sports Illustrated writer is an asshole? Click here to find out! (No, seriously, I have no fucking clue who this guy is.) [Deadspin]
  • Anyway, speaking of women's sports . . . Team USA went all 'Merica on Colombia and advanced to play China in the quarterfinals of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. [SB Nation]
  • James Horner, who composed the scores to such hit movies as Field of Dreams, Braveheart and Titanic, perished in a plane crash yesterday. May he rest in peace. [The Hollywood Reporter]


BRB, booking my flight to Newfoundland like right fucking now:

Yep. My people.

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We had a Blues-related guest for Episode #91 of Beyond Checkerdome! We'll have that up for you soon, we hope.