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Friday Links - Cats are Jerks

Fake games, Wayne "Gretsky", and dick cats.

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BLUES NEWS:

  • The Blues played the Stars last night and won 6-0…too bad this doesn't count for anything. Paul Stastny had 2 goals as did Vladimir TarasenkoJoel Edmundson and Petteri Lindbohm scored one each. [Blues]
  • Six players released back to their junior teams. [SLGT]
  • Join the pledge to raise money for the Harbor House in Chicago. [SLGT]
  • Listen to Beyond Checkerdome Episode #98: Hockey-Like Substance. [SLGT]

HOCKEY NEWS:

  • Six fake games last night. [NHL.com 9/24/15]
  • Five fake games Wednesday night. [NHL.com 9/23/15]
  • Nine fake games tonight. [NHL.com 9/25/15]
  • Old friend Keith Tkachuk's son Matthew, a top prospect in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, showed why in yesterday's USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game in Buffalo. (S/T to CrossCheckRaise) [USA Today]
  • Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello will play in his first game since receiving a skull fracture during Game 5 of the first round against the Penguins. [CBS Sports Eye on Hockey]
  • The CEO of the Russian airline, Yak Service airline, has been found guilty in the Lokomotiv plane crash. [Puck Daddy]
  • Nathan MacKinnon and Sidney Crosby try to make ends meet during the off-season by working a Tim Horton's drive-thru. [Puck Daddy]
  • Brandon Saad's start with the Blue Jackets has been quite painful. [CBS Sports Eye on Hockey]
  • The rape kit in the Patrick Kane case allegedly ended up on the doorstep of the victims mother. [Puck Daddy]
  • Now the lawyer representing the accuser has withdrawn from the case. [Deadspin]
  • Gordie Howe attended the Red Wings v. Blackhawks preseason game on Wednesday night. [CBS Sports Eye on Hockey]
  • A Korean pop group wore jerseys of Rangers forward Chris Kreider (one girl wore a Rick Nash jersey) during a recent concert. [CBS Sports Eye on Hockey]
  • Wayne Gretzky received a jersey while in attendance of a Tottenham Hotspur v. Arsenal game in London. Only problem was, the jersey said "GRETSKY". [CBS Sports Eye on Hockey]
  • Yogi Berra was a New Jersey Devils fan and wrote an editorial on them in the New York Times in June of 2003. [Puck Daddy]

OTHER STUFF:

  • Science says "Smells Like Teen Spirit" is the most iconic song ever. [Mental Floss]
  • Since hitchBOT's untimely demise, a US company has built hitchBAT to take up where hitchBOT left off. [Nerdist]

VIDEO:

Here's a video of cats being jerks.