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Weekly Links - Abby Normal

It was a slow week leading into Labor Day.

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  • Nothing.


  • Seven Blues players will be participating in the World Cup of Hockey. [Blues]
  • Blues single game tickets are now on sale. [Ticketmaster]
  • Ken Hitchcock and staff are conducting coaching clinics around the area the next several weeks. [Blues]


  • Blake Wheeler is now captain of the Winnipeg Jets. [TSN]
  • The Las Vegas teams owner leaked fake nicknames to throw people off. [Puck Daddy]
  • A KHL team has unveiled a statue to a cat.  AWWWWWWWW!!! [Puck Daddy]
  • Devils prospect Ben Johnson is having his contract terminated after being found guilty of sexual assault. [CBS Sports NHL]
  • Jiri Hudler ignored calls from Team Czech for the World Cup of Hockey. [Puck Daddy]
  • Zemgus Girgensons and the Sabres have come to a one-year $1.15 million deal. (Only reported to link to this song) [Puck Daddy]


  • I'm assuming we all know about Gene Wilder passing. [Biography]
  • Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker took a 105mph line drive off his head. [Deadspin]
  • Nebraska takes a delay of game penalty in memory of teammate Sam Foltz. (Is someone cutting onions in here?) [Screengrabber]


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