Saturday Morning Links
Pucks to the face and head appear to be on the rise with zero chance of a decline
A puck to the face is something Justin Bourne has experienced before.
All Star Game Nonsense
Birky tackles a ridiculous article from Tim Baines of the Ottawa Sun. So Phaneuf shouldn’t be there because he isn’t a top 10 defender but Alfredsson deserves to be there over the 67 guys higher than him in the points standings. Got it.
burke-bites-back-against-the-rats”>Brian Burke bites back against the Rats
Change or die, says Cam Charron.
Phaneuf honoured to be an All Star
And dishonoured by his linemates.
marlies-blank-oklahoma-city/”>Marlies Blank Oklahoma City
The Marlies beat the AHL’s best team 2-0. Rynnas with the shutout.
Dion Phaneuf makes it, but has the term “All Star” lost it’s meaning?
Michael Langlois sums it better than I could, but here’s my thoughts: “yes.”
Why the NHLPA rejected the NHL’s 2012-13 realignment plan
“They felt realignment was unfair and inconsiderate to the players; they weren’t given a chance, in their eyes, to help create it; and it communicated that the NHLPA isn’t going to be shoved around now or during the CBA talks.”