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Weekly Links - And The Night Sweats

Nathaniel Rateliff . . . of Hermann, Missouri.

"I did that with one working shoulder! Woooooo!"
"I did that with one working shoulder! Woooooo!"
Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

BLUES NEWS:

  • From the desk of Tom Stillman. [Blues]
  • Alexander Steen has undergone successful shoulder surgery and will be reevaluated in 16 weeks. He will miss the World Cup of Hockey. [Blues]
  • Photos from the Blues paint the ice night. [Blues]
  • What we learned at the Hitchcock / Armstrong press conference. [Blues]

ICYMI SLGT ARTICLES:

  • Buffa82 on why the Blues need to keep David Backes around. [SLGT]
  • The Blues are keeping Hitchcock. Andy McDonald does not approve. [SLGT]
  • Tomorrow's Blues has the Game Time Silver Seven. [SLGT]
  • Donut King rips on the PD Tarasenko article. [SLGT]
  • Assistant Coach Kirk Muller has left the Blues. [SLGT]
  • CCR gives us his end of season essay on what he plans to do with his hockey off season. [SLGT]
  • Is Mike Yeo the coach the Blues need? [SLGT]
  • What can Hitch do for the Blues now? [SLGT]
  • Check out the comments from last weeks links post for some links we may have missed. [SLGT]

STANLEY CUP FINAL NEWS:

  • Penguins (2) v. Sharks (1)
  • A Finnish announcer goes nuts for Joonas Donskoi's OT goal. [The Hockey News]
  • Sharks defenseman Justin Braun lost his father-in-law, Tom Lysiak, on May 30th--the same day as his first Stanley Cup Final game. [Puck Daddy]
  • How Martin Jones went from Kings backup to the Sharks backbone. [Puck Daddy]
  • Logan Couture accused Sidney Crosby of cheating on face-offs and now has clarified that everyone cheats on face offs. [TSN]

HOCKEY NEWS:

OTHER STUFF:

  • Controversy in the world of Curling! Is broom technology getting too advanced? [NPR]
  • Hot Dog mascot gets body checked by Cleveland Indians infielder Jason Kipnis during the condiments race. [Deadspin]
  • People have been setting the Oscar Isaac dance scene from Ex Machina to lots of different and amusing songs...here's a few. [Nerdist]
  • Taylor Swift is kind of an okay person. [CBC]
  • The organizers of the Copa America played the wrong anthem for the team from Uruguay. Oops! [Screengrabber]
  • A Tennessee representative had a few less than complimentary remarks about the passing of Muhammad Ali. [Deadspin]

VIDEOS:

A Mental Floss list of Ridiculous Lawsuits:

Nathanial Ratliff and The Night Sweats Tiny Desk Concert:

THE CLOSER:

Donut King has next week's links on Monday. Send him stuff:

  • slgtlinks AT gmail DOT com
  • @KingDonutI
  • Or post them in the comments and we'll link to the comments next week.