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NHL: St. Louis Blues at Minnesota Wild
Yes, we will take this laying down.
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BLUES RECAPS:

  • 12/6 Blues v. Canadiens. Win 3-2 in OT. [SLGT]
  • 12/8 Blues @ Islanders. Lose 3-2. [SLGT]
  • 12/9 Blues @ Devils. Win 4-1. [SLGT]
  • 12/11 Blues @ Wild. Lose 3-1. [SLGT]

ICYMI SLGT:

  • Head downtown to the Central branch of the St. Louis Public Library and check out the 50th Anniversary Blues exhibit. [SLGT]
  • Beyond Checkerdome #141 “Because You Like Nice Things”. [SLGT]
  • According to the stats the Blues need more goals. [SLGT]

BLUES NEWS:

  • The EPIX crew is now following the Blues for the behind the scenes Winter Classic series. [Blues]
  • The Blues wives remodeled the bedroom of a very special fan. [Blues]
  • Where Are They Now: Gino Cavallini. [Blues]

HOCKEY THINGS:

  • The Vegas Golden Knights are having a little e trouble with trademarking their name and logo. [Puck Daddy ; Puck Daddy]
  • Carey Price went cray cray on Kyle Palmieri. [Deadspin]
  • It has been revealed that Mark Svatos died of a drug overdose. [Puck Daddy]
  • All- Star MVP John Scott has announced his retirement. Here’s his piece on the Playes Tribune. [The Players Tribune]
  • The Flyers reveal their Stadium Series jerseys. I like them. [Puck Daddy]
  • Stars Defensemen Jamie Oleksiak has been given a two game suspension for an illegal check to the head of Flyers Chris Vandevelde. [TSN]
  • Canucks Philip Larsen had to be stretchered off the ice after a hit by Devils Taylor Hall. [Puck Daddy]
  • The Avalanche lost to the Canadiens 10-1 on Saturday (12/10). Sunday, Varlamov made 51 saves for a 3-1 win over the Maple Leafs. [TSN ; TSN]
  • In the ECHL, Tyler Murovich of the Atlanta Gladiators was given a 12 game ban for a terrible hit on Anthony Calabrese of the Norfolk Admirals. [Puck Daddy]
  • Here’s an adorable child scoring a goal during intermission at a Caps game and having a great celebration. [Puck Daddy]
  • Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki has been suspended two games for boarding Kings forward Tyler Toffoli. [TSN]
  • Hockey Patriarch Bill Dineen has passed away at age 84. [TSN]
  • NHL owners largely against player participation in the 2018 Olympics. [TSN]
  • Connor McDavid says Brandon Manning admitted to him that he intentionally injured McDavid last season. [Puck Daddy]
  • Conshohocken Brewing is releasing a beer for Shayne Gostisbehere. [Twitter]
  • It looks like Radko Gudas head-butted Jamie Oleksiak in the crotch. lolz. [Deadspin]

OTHER STUFF:

  • Army beat Navy at football for the first time since 2001. My Dad was happy. [Deadspin]
  • Some rich guys want your tax money to build that MLS stadium for soccer in StL. [Deadspin]
  • The answer to the question you’ve always asked at Christmastime—where the hell did “Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer” come from? [Mental Floss]

CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEA:

  • These awesome Star Wars socks. [Stance]

VIDEO:

Here’s some of my favourite Christmas songs.

An Australian Christmas song. “Six White Boomers”.

“Do They Know It’s Christmastime?” (Which I posted in the links a couple weeks ago - go find it!)

“Fairytale of New York”:

THE CLOSER:

Help Donut King out . . . Jeebus knows he needs the help: