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Could a Seven Nation Army hold the Captain back?
Could a Seven Nation Army hold the Captain back?
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BLUES NEWS:

  • Game Time's Prospect Department looks forward to the Traverse City Tournament, which is less than a month away, and checks out which prospects the Blues will likely send to the tournament. [SLGT]
  • A reader passed along a post from his own blog and wondered aloud why Blues fans seem so critical of Captain and all-around good dude David Backes as of late. [SLGT FanShots]
  • Only a few spots remaining in the Midwest Hockey League, a Y! Fantasy league. I joined, so you get to kick my ass. So, do it! [SLGT FanShots]

HOCKEY NEWS:

  • Some dude does a listing of the top forward duos in the NHL and puts Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn over Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane . . . now, if the Kane mess gets any deeper, sure. But holy shit. (S/T to FreeTone7) [Sports Talk Feed]
  • Current Wild(s) assistant coach and former Blues defenseman (for, like, two seconds) Darryl Sydor was recently charged with second-degree drunken driving after an early-evening incident on Thursday. (S/T to Childhood Trauma, who wanted to be sure you all saw this mugshot) [Trove]
  • There's a shitty-looking tug-of-war going on between the upstart National Women's Hockey League and the already-existent Canadian Women's Hockey League. [Puck Daddy]
  • Vegas and Quebec have moved to Phase III of the expansion process. [CBS Sports Eye on Hockey]
  • Christian Ehrhoff has found a team for next year . . . the German blueliner signed a one-year deal with the Kings yesterday. [USA Today]
  • Former Senators Captain Daniel Alfredsson is reportedly on the verge of joining the Sens' front office. [TSN]
  • Former Rangers defenseman and pugilist Dale Purinton was arrested due to his suspected involvement with a burglary in central New York state recently. [Sportsnet]
  • Nutritional High International--a company that makes products allowing people to put pot in food, and whose Canadian Securities Exchange symbol was "NHL"--changed their ticker symbol to "EAT" after a demand from . . . yep, the National Hockey League. Womp womp. [CNN Money]

OTHER SHIT:

  • A popular brewery in the UK sent its' beer into space. (S/T to BluesMay) [Nerdist]
  • A crazy, incredibly scary scene at yesterday's IndyCar race as a driver was knocked unconscious (and is currently in a coma) after another accident sent the nosecone of a car in the air and off the driver's head. [Jalopnik / Black Flag]
  • The 10 slimiest stunts on Nickelodeon's old hit game show, Double Dare. [Mental Floss]
  • Mei Xiang, the female giant panda at the National Zoo, gave birth to two live cubs on Saturday. [NPR / The Two-Way]
  • A New Mexico town claims they made the world's longest tamale on Saturday during a heritage festival. [Y! / AP]

VIDEO:

This might be the best version of "Seven Nation Army" I've ever heard . . . original version included, and I fucking love the original . . . this one is done in New Orleans Dirge style:

Wow.

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Look for Episode 96 of Beyond Checkerdome soon . . . AND a piece from Robb later in the morning.