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Hockey: World Cup of Hockey-Pre Tournament-Team Czech Republic vs Team North America
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DID WE MISS ANYTHING?:

  • There’s a link about the Patrik Berglund news later, so I guess not. [SLGT]

THIS WEEK ON ST. LOUIS GAME TIME:

  • Ducks forward Rickard Rakell could not play for Team Sweden at the World Cup of Hockey, so Blues forward Patrik Berglund replaced him. [SLGT]
  • Other than that, things we as Blues fans should look for in that tournament. [SLGT]
  • Here’s the TV schedule for that tournament. [SLGT]
  • Here’s the Blues 63-man training camp roster. [SLGT]

OTHER BLUES NEWS:

  • Vladimir Sobotka, who is listed on the above training camp roster (as #9, by the way), is not optimistic about starting the season with the Blues due to a contract squabble back in the KHL. I guess the opt out wasn’t valid? [FSMW]
  • Alexander Steen says a return for opening night “seems realistic”. [StL Today]
  • Blues FSMW color man Darren Pang is “honored” to be back with ESPN for WCH broadcast. [Puck Daddy]
  • David Perron is quite excited to be back. [StL Today]

WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY:

  • Scores and schedule for the tournament. [WCH2016.com]
  • Team USA did not win over Team Europe. [WCH2016.com]
  • Team Canada dominated the Czech Republic. [CBS Sports]
  • Team Sweden also won, over Russia. [Puck Daddy]
  • Team North America skated circles around Finland. [National Post]

OTHER HOCKEY NEWS:

  • The University of Alabama (The big one in Tuscaloosa, not the one in Huntsville) has a hockey team, and they will hold a “Harambe Night” to raise funds for a local primate sanctuary. [Puck Daddy]
  • A Czech referee died after being struck in the head with a puck. Sad. [Sporting News]
  • Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling will pay homage to Wayne’s World with his mask this year. [CBS Sports]
  • NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly says there will be more concussion spotters this upcoming season. [USA Today]

OTHER THINGS:

  • A drunk flight passenger tries to de-plane WHILE THE PLANE WAS STILL IN THE AIR. (S/T to Donut King) [Travel Pulse]
  • Some strange town names in the United States. I am surprised neither Knob Noster, MO nor Benld, IL are on here. (S/T again to Donut King) [Huffington Post]
  • Motorcyclist vs. moose? Moose won. [CBC Newfoundland & Labrador]

VIDEO:

Eddie Izzard British Movies vs. US Movies.

Jack Whitehall on why he hates Robert Pattinson.

THE CLOSER:

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