Daily Pucking Grind. Tuesday January 25

Today’s music selection is Ruby Tuesday by The Rolling Stones. Per request.  We do take those you know.

The Florida Panthers take on the New York Rangers tonight.  My pregame of sorts will be posted later as usual.  Some good news as Chris Higgins returns to the lineup tonight and not a moment too soon.  The offence is clearly lacking lately as George Richards from On Frozen Pond tells us.

Switching gears for a minute, did you catch the NBC game between the Hawks and Flyers?  The outcome of the game itself wasn’t something that I was happy with since the Hawks lost, but the nonsense between Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury during the first intermission was like watching two brats in a 5th grade debate.  Not that I care for either one of them all that much but did you hear Milbury call Pierre a soccer mom?  You Tube.  Where was JeremyRoenick ?  C’mon NBC, we don’t want to hear that nonsense.  At least Roenick is colorful as well as knowledgeable.

Puck The Media however is calling for a trial separation of these two.  Agree?  Disagree?

Here’s the rest of your Tuesday links:

Elliotte Friedman’s 30 Thoughts. As usual, must reading.

Pension Plan Puppets always a good place to go for Leaf info lists the 10 worst Toronto Maple Leaf skaters since the lockout.

Houses Of Hockey thinks that there are five teams in the NHL that need a uniform change.  We’re on that list.

Sidney Crosby officially announces that he will not participate in the All Star game.  NHL.com.

And to think that Chris Pronger and Puck Gate has gone away.  Not so.  Puck Daddy.

Here’s the Three Stars for Monday night from Puck Daddy.

The TSN Scoreboard for Monday.

James Mirtle has the full story on the sucker punch delivered by Tim Gleason to Nikolai Kulemin Globe On Hockey.  Video included.

Mirtle also has a great piece on hockey in the Southeast Conference including the play of Carolina Hurricane’s rookie forward Jeff Skinner.

Justin Bourne talks All-Star game and give his insight to the Jay Cutler saga.  Bourne’s Blog.

Boston Bruin forward Marc Savard suffers another concussion.  NHL.com.

The TSN Gameday for Tuesday.

How to make the most of your food court time.  Food Court Lunch.

Thanks for reading.

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Topics: Chris Pronger, Daily Pucking Grind, Elliotte Friedman, James Mirtle, Mike Milbury, Pierre McGuire, Sidney Crosby, Southeast Conference

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