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Monday Links - Just Like Heaven

And more Blues wins and such.

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Getting to watch this guy play hockey might be "Just Like Heaven".
Getting to watch this guy play hockey might be "Just Like Heaven".
Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports


  • As usual, the Blues didn't make it easy on themselves, but they came up with the 5-4 overtime win over the Central-leading Stars on Saturday night. HullandOates85 has your recap. [SLGT]
  • Here's Defending Big D's take on the game. [Defending Big D]
  • Offense is fun! The Blues are finding it, which is even more fun! [SLGT]
  • Before Saturday's game, Stars coach Lindy Ruff buttered up the Blues real good. [StL Today / Morning Skate]
  • Johnny Stats has new Lady Lynx Links, with recaps of Games 2 and 3 of their trip to Nationals. [SLGT FanPosts]
  • Remember that play where Kyle Brodziak might have been offside prior to Ryan Reaves scoring a goal against the Wild(s) last week? Well, Kerry Fraser talked about that play here. He thought it was the wrong call. [TSN]



  • The two major female hockey leagues of North America had their championships yesterday. First, the Boston Pride took the Isobel Cup as champions of the NWHL with a 3-1 victory over the Buffalo Beauts. [CBS Sports Eye on Hockey]
  • Meanwhile, in the CWHL, the Clarkson Cup was awarded to the Calgary Inferno as they won 8-3 over Les Canadiennes of Montreal. [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • The NHL's GM's will discuss the coach's challenge at their meetings this week. [Puck Daddy]
  • The NHL's first black player, Willie O'Ree, will be in Boston (where he broke said color barrier) to lead a Breaking Barriers discussion. [USA Today]
  • Blue Jackets defenseman Dalton Prout did a dumb-dumb to Lightning(s) forward Nikita Kucherov yesterday. Might be suspend-able. [Sportsnet]
  • Prout should've given Kuch the bird! This one, in fact! [SB Nation / #Lookit]
  • The best active NHL player at every jersey number. A few Blues on the list. [The Sporting News]
  • The top 10 hockey headlines from last week at TSN. [TSN]



  • BluesMay tried this in Memphis recently and said she had to bring some back for me (or at least something from this brewery, anyway). Jack The Sipper, from Southern Prohibition Brewing in Hattiesburg, MS. [Untappd]


A fascinating Postmodern Jukebox version of The Cure's classic "Just Like Heaven" . . . in Glenn Miller style:


I will probably be back for Wednesday's links as BluesMay is on vacation this week. But we'll see.