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Weekly Links - Monty Election

Plus some links about hockey and other stuff.

NHL: St. Louis Blues at Nashville Predators
“Boys . . . you shoot puck, you score goal. There’s no other way.”
Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports


  • Game recaps:
  1. Blues v. Blackhawks 11/9 [SLGT]
  2. Blues v. Predators 11/10 [SLGT]
  3. Blues v. Blue Jackets 11/12 [SLGT]
  • The Blues reveal the alumni roster for the Winter Classic. [SLGT]
  • The Blues officially unveil the Winter Classic jersey. [SLGT]
  • Beyond Checkerdome #137 Full Speed Ahead is now available. [SLGT]


  • During the national broadcast Wednesday night, the Blues and Blackhawks fans came together to sing the National Anthem. [Blues]
  • Zero to Sixty with Ryan Reaves and Carter Hutton. [Blues]


  • Hurricanes forward Brian Bickell has been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. [TSN]
  • Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm has an adorable pregame tradition with an adorable 4-year-old fan. [Puck Daddy]
  • Northeastern and Notre Dame had to suspend a game due to a broken down Zamboni. [Puck Daddy]
  • UND’s Shane Gersich netted a fancy OT game winner on Friday. [Puck Daddy]
  • The lights went out at the Maple Leafs practice facility, but they kept on practicing (which might have something to do with that 7-0 loss the night before). [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • People of America...we missed a great opportunity to elect Phil Kessel president. [Twitter]
  • Narragansett Brewery is now making sticks for beer league hockey teams. [Puck Daddy]


  • Singer Leonard Cohen has died at age 82. [CBC]
  • The after-election SNL was amazing. [NPR]
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks are making minor changes to their uniforms. [Deadspin]
  • KU is terrible at football, but Saturday they ran a hidden-man kick return (they still lost the game). [Deadspin]
  • The cutest golf interruption ever. [Deadspin]
  • International grave digging competitions are a thing. [Mental Floss]
  • 10 regional pizza toppings worth trying (I’m not so sure about #3). [Mental Floss]


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