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It means nothing to Vladimir Tarasenko.

NHL: Minnesota Wild at St. Louis Blues Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports

ICYMI SLGT:

  • We missed a link about Yak from about a month ago and we (and the Blues) were alerted to Ken Bone before people found out he might be a slight bit of a creep. Otherwise, we’re all good. [SLGT]
  • Beyond Checkerdome has Episode #133 “Yak City” ready for a listen. [SLGT]
  • Recap of game #1 against the Blackhawks in Chicago. [SLGT]
  • Recap of game #2, the home opener versus the Minnesota Wild. [SLGT]
  • Recap of game #3, the Blues at home against the New York Rangers. [SLGT]
  • Leave Nail Yakupov’s past with Edmonton alone and let’s focus on what he can and is bringing to the Blues. [SLGT]
  • Need another punishment to go with watching the Blues play? Here’s a workout to go along with happenings in the game. [SLGT]

BLUES NEWS:

  • In case anyone needed to relive the Blackhawks own goal from Wednesday. [Puck Daddy]
  • The Blues honored the original owners of the team before Saturdays game against the Rangers. [Blues]
  • Don’t get in front of Colton Parayko’s slapshot. [Blues]
  • Next Blues game is 10/18 against the Vancouver Canucks in Vancouver.

HOCKEY THINGS:

  • Auston Matthews is good at hockeying. [Puck Daddy]
  • Before the home opener, the Toronto Maple Leafs officially retired 17 numbers that were previously only “honoured”. [TSN]
  • Flames forward Troy Brouwer scores a goal against the Canucks, despite the fact that he’s about to go to the box on a delayed penalty. TL;DR Canucks score a hilarious own goal. [Deadspin]
  • Shayne Gostisbehere took a skate blade to the face and didn’t miss a shift. [Puck Daddy]
  • Wojtek Wolski of the KHL’s Metallurg Magnitogorsk will be out the rest of the season after sliding head-first into the boards and sustaining a concussion and broken neck. [Deadspin]
  • Ben Bishop hates stanchions. [Puck Daddy]
  • The Florida Panthers wore Jose Fernandez jerseys during warmups during their home opener. [Deadspin]
  • Jonathan Quick will be out 3-4 months with a groin injury and possible surgery. [Puck Daddy]
  • Evander Kane will be out “weeks” with 3 cracked ribs. [Puck Daddy]
  • Ryan O’Reilly scores from center ice against Cam Talbot. [Puck Daddy]
  • I’ve never heard of this Wayne Gretzaky guy. [Deadspin]
  • Andrew Shaw is still a horrible human being. [Puck Daddy]
  • There was a doggy at the Predators game! AWWWWWWWW!!! [Puck Daddy]

OTHER STUFF:

  • In 1974 the Cleveland Browns are sent a letter, on official attorney letterhead, about possible litigation if people don’t stop throwing paper airplanes. The Browns’ response? To send a letter back to the the law office informing them about the “asshole” that works for them. Ahhh, the 70s. [Deadspin]
  • The Philadelphia Eagles and Cleveland Browns have an ingenious work-around to the NFL’s ban on teams making their own gifs. [ Deadspin]

VIDEO:

Some moments with Ron Swanson:

Drunk History UK’s “The Story of Sir Walter Raleigh”:

THE CLOSER:

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