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Plus Hingle McCringleberry, a young Hugh Laurie singing and playing piano...and so much more!

St. Louis Blues v Chicago Blackhawks - Game Three
Sobotka protecting the Blues from the terrible human being.
Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

WHAT DID WE MISS?

  • Blues Night at Busch, Rattie (more on him in a moment) and his chance at the team and Darren Dreger on Ken Hitchcock maybe not being done after this season. But all that stuff happened this week. [SLGT]

ICYMI SLGT:

  • Niklas Hjalmarsson will have a hearing Monday for his hit on Ty Rattie. [SLGT]
  • Due to KHL contract issues, Vladimir Sobotka will not be making his return the the Blues this season. [SLGT]
  • Jaden Schwartz will be out at least four weeks with an elbow injury. [SLGT] . . . This will be Jaden’s uniform upon his return. [Bubble Person]
  • Episode #132 of Beyond Checkerdome is now available. [SLGT]

BLUES NEWS:

  • The Blues training camp roster is now at 41. [Blues]
  • The Blues Ice Breaker event is set for 10/12. [Blues]

HOCKEY THINGS:

  • ICYMI—in a shocking turn of events—Team Canada won the World Cup of Hockey. (OK, maybe not shocking). [WCH]
  • Michal Neuvirth’s new goalie mask honours Flyers owner Ed Snider. [Puck Daddy]
  • Andrew Shaw is continuing his life as a terrible human being in Montreal. [Puck Daddy]
  • P.K. Subban is continuing to be an awesome human being in Nashville. [CBS Sports]
  • Meet the Edmonton Oilers new mascot...a Lynx named Hunter. [CBS Sports]

OTHER STUFF:

  • Mile One Centre (Home of the St. John’s Ice Caps) managed to get an ASL interpreter with just one day’s notice for a deaf woman who really wanted to see Jerry Seinfeld live last weekend. [CBC Newfoundland & Labrador]
  • An MLB game ended in a tie for the first time since 2005. [Deadspin]
  • American fan heckles at the Ryder cup, gets called out, wins $100. [Deadspin]
  • This moment had Donut King going—Matt Holliday hits one more tater as a Cardinal. [Cardinals]

THE SOMEONE IS CUTTING DUSTY ONIONS PORTION OF THE LINKS:

  • The entire Marlins team said goodbye to Jose Fernandez on Monday night. [Deadspin]
  • Dee Gordon hit his first home run of the seaosn Monday night and gives credit to Fernandez. [Marlins]
  • Mets broadcasters get emotional discussing Jose Fernandez. [Deadspin]
  • After his return from Jose Fernandez’s funeral, Aledmys Diaz hits his first grand slam. [Deadspin]

VIDEOS:

Colbert, Key and Peele present even more McCringleberry excessive touchdown celebrations:

Hugh Laurie sings “Mystery”:

THE CLOSER:

Donut King has links next week. He needs help. (Of course he needs help):

  • @KingDonutI
  • slgtlinks AT gmail DOT com
  • Put some old links below and we’ll post the comments next week