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Preseason schedules, getting off Oshie's ass for all the wrong reasons and someone ventures into the nature of Middle Indiana. Click stuff and things.

LEAVE TEEJ ALONE HE'S ONLY A HUMAN BEING (that has never played well in the playoffs)!
LEAVE TEEJ ALONE HE'S ONLY A HUMAN BEING (that has never played well in the playoffs)!
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Yesterday's links tweet said it was Wednesday Links. I was a day early. Like fuck if anyone cares, eh?

BLUES NEWS:

  • The Blues' preseason schedule was announced. To a lot of "Dismissive Wanking Motion". [SLGT]
  • Our latest Blues Fan Soapbox, by Big Burger, wonders why T.J. Oshie is the one getting stoned by Blues fans. (I can tell you . . . eight letters: P-L-A-Y-O-F-F-S.) [SLGT]

STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS--DA FINALZZZ:

HOCKEY NEWS:

  • There's a hockey game being played tonight. The Blues aren't playing in it. [NHL.com 06/03/15]
  • The Bolts are gonna try keeping the red out of Amalie Arena. Ask the Predators and Blues how that normally works out, guys. [Puck Daddy]
  • The Canadiens signed defenseman Jeff Petry to a six-year deal worth a total of $33MM. That seems . . . ummmm, excessive. [CBS Sports Eye on Hockey]
  • As expected, the Devils announced John Hynes as their new head coach yesterday. [USA Today]
  • The Lightning(s) have made it to the final series of the season with the help of coaches of color. As you might know, there aren't even many PARTICIPANTS of color in hockey. [The Color of Hockey]
  • The Coyotes will unveil new uniforms on June 26th, at an NHL Draft-viewing party the team's holding at Gila River Arena in Glendale. [AZ Central]
  • The Wild(s) and Devan Dubnyk are about set to talk about how much he will regress next season how much he'll be paid for the foreseeable future. [Star-Tribune]

OTHER SHIT:

  • FIFA President Sepp Blatter finally came to the realization that he done fucked up, so he's gonna step down now . . . okay, not NOW, but after they vote someone else in. [NPR / The Two-Way]
  • Someone bought a Pontiac Silverdome urinal and had it signed by football legend Barry Sanders. [Deadspin]
  • Stanley Kubrick rejected a lot of poster designs for The Shining. See some of them. [Nerdist]
  • A list of ten place names in the world that only consist of one letter. [Mental Floss]
  • Sorry, New Hampshire. You're not allowed to put babies on beer bottles anymore. [Y! / AP]

VIDEO:

John Green goes out into nature! For just a couple minutes:

Yay.

Hey, BluesMay has your Thursday and Friday links. So send her stuff . . . and stuff:

And look for Episode #88 of Beyond Checkerdome later this morning.