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Wednesday Links - Lemon Eyes

And octogenarian hockey players!

FFS get it together Blues!!
FFS get it together Blues!!
Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports


  • Hildy explains why things need to change...and resigns us all to the fact that they won't. The only solution...alcohol. [SLGT]
  • Buffa says if Hitch is fired, Army should be fired with him. [SLGT]
  • The Blues are headed west for their longest road trip since early November and hoping to play a little better than they have been of late. David Backes will play after missing 2 practices and Kyle Brodziak will play against the Avalanche. [In the Slot / Lou Korac]


  • For info on the Avalanchers...Avalanchees? Avalancheseses...anyway, go here: [Mile High Hockey]


  • Eight games last night. [ 1/5/16]
  • Five games to watch at 9pm in Colorado. [ 1/6/16]
  • Finland won gold at the World Junior final in OT. YAY! The Russian team will be personally flogged by Vladimir Putin upon arrival home. [Puck Daddy]
  • The Florida Panthers are doing things. []
  • The Wild and the Blue Jackets score goals 2 seconds apart, one was just a tad easier than the other. [CBS Sports Eye on Hockey]
  • Wild forward Mikko Koivu was taken to hospital after a hard fall into the boards. Ouch! [Puck Daddy]
  • NoDak hockey fans aren't taking too kindly to the use of the new nickname "Fighting Hawks" during games. [Puck Daddy]
  • Watch this short documentary "Playing for Pevs" about Rich Peverley and the Dallas Stars team after his collapse on the bench in March 2014. [Puck Daddy]
  • This guy is almost 90 and still plays hockey three times a week. Overachiever! [Deadspin]


  • What was David Bowie doing at your age? [Sup Bowie]
  • How bad science saved lives in Victorian England. [Mental Floss]


One of my favourite songs right now, "Lemon Eyes" by Meg Myers:

Hoosier Blue returns tomorrow. Donut King has Friday's links. And I return Saturday.