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Thursday Links - Hockey Things

And two English comics test out gadgets on a flight.

Even this likely penalty by Joel Edmundson was boring.
Even this likely penalty by Joel Edmundson was boring.
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BLUES NEWS:

  • Blues v. Preds recap "From Zzzzzzz to Sixty in 58:55 Minutes". [SLGT]
  • Jaden Schwartz won't play Thursday, but he is very close to returning to the Blues lineup after being out since 10/23/15. [Lou Korac/In the Slot]
  • The Blues have sent Ty Rattie back to the Wolves. [SLGT FanShots]
  • Blues prospect Luke Opilka has been named Vaughn CHL goaltender of the week. [SLGT]

KNOW YOUR ENEMY--THE SAN JOSE SHARKS:

HOCKEY NEWS:

  • There were three hockey games last night. [NHL.com 2/3/16]
  • There will be 12 games tonight...one at 7pm in StL. [NHL.com 2/4/16]
  • The pros and cons of the Canadiens calling up All-Star MVP John Scott. [CBC Montreal]
  • Speaking of Scott, the AHL All-Stars and his teammates in Newfoundland raved about him. (S/T to CrossCheckRaise) [NHL.com]
  • Red Wings forward Tomas Tatar shows off his stick handling skills in the first NHL After Dark video (not that kind of after dark video...unfortunately). [The Hockey News]
  • Budweiser Canada is setting up a massive goal light at the North Pole. [TSN.ca]
  • Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman has been suspended 20 games for cross-checking a linesman. [Puck Daddy]
  • There were quite a few issues with the launch of the new NHL.tv streaming service. [Puck Daddy]
  • Connor McDavid scored a pretty sweet goal and had 3 points in his return to the Oilers lineup. [Puck Daddy]
  • The Maple Leafs revealed their new logo for next season. [CBS Eye on Hockey]
  • The 2015-16 will now be one day longer to make up for postponed games. [CBS Eye on Hockey]

OTHER STUFF:

  • Kylo Ren's signature force sound is part purring kitty. [Nerdist]
  • WTF?!? Broncos punter Britton Colquitt had to buy an $1800 Super Bowl ticket for his 1 week old daughter. Ridiculous. [SB Nation]
  • Actor Michael Gambon is not happy about the "new" Top Gear. [Standard.co.uk]
  • St. Louis is still stuck paying for the Edward Jones Dome. [Slate]
  • According to Canadian TV, the Denver Broncos are playing in the Super Bowl against the Florida Panthers. Oops. [Puck Daddy]
  • The latest Nerdist podcast is Noel Fielding. He's awesome! [Nerdist]

VIDEO:

Noel Fielding and Richard Ayoade go on holiday to test some travel gadgets.

Donut King returns Saturday, and he'll have an update on links moving forward at that time. I return Tuesday.