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Sunday Links - P.K. Jagr

They didn't let the Wookiee win.

Yes, I cropped out Patrick Kane.
Yes, I cropped out Patrick Kane.
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TARASENKO NEWS:

  • Vladimir Tarasenko participated in the relay and thats about it, besides the weird shootout thing at the end. [Blues]

ALL STAR GAME NEWS:

  • Patrick Kane was booed during the introductions and John Scott found it hilarious (as he should). [SLGT]
  • To celebrate the 50th anniversary of their franchise, the LA Kings are hosting the 2017 All Star game. (Because you know no other teams came into the NHL in 1967)  [SLGT]
  • Thoughts from the skills competition from Hildy, our reporter on the scene. [SLGT]
  • Dylan Larkin set a new fastest skater record, beating Mike Gartner's record from 1996, 7 months before Larkin was born. [Puck Daddy]
  • P.K. Subban dressed as Jaromir Jagr for the breakaway challenge and defeated Brent Burns (as Chewbacca) in a twitter fan vote. [Puck Daddy]
  • Brent Burns and P.K. Subban also won the All-Star red carper fashion show. [Puck Daddy]
  • In a shocking turn of events, Shea Weber won the hardest shot competition. [CBS Eye on Hockey]

HOCKEY NEWS:

  • There were 14 games in the AHL last night. [The AHL]
  • 12 games in the ECHL last night. [ECHL 1/30/16]
  • 5 games in the ECHL tonight. [ECHL 1/31/16]
  • Charlotte Checkers goalie Daniel Altshuller, who had entered the game after the starter allowed 3 goals, started a fight with Iowa Wild goalie Steve Michalek (in his AHL debut), Altshuller was pulled after 12 minutes, allowing 2 goals and earning that fighting major. [CBS Eye on Hockey]

OTHER STUFF:

  • Wycombe goalkeeping coach Barry Richardson, 46, was forced to play against Plymouth after the starting goalie was stretchered off the field in the 13th minute. Richardson kept Plymouth scoreless. [Screamer/Deadspin]
  • John Green tests some new "life hacks". [Mental Floss]

VIDEO:

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Hoosier Blue is slated for tomorrow. Donut King on Tuesday. Then our schedule returns to our normal.