Kris Versteeg Now a Flyer. Source Graig Abel

Daily Pucking Grind. Bully Roast. February 16th

Today’s music selection is Bling (Confessions of a King) by The Killers.

Tonight the Philadelphia Flyers aka the team formerly known as the Broad Street Bullies, come into town after playing the Tampa Bay Lightning last night with new winger Kris Versteeg.  Versteeg was obtained from the Toronto Maple Leafs for a first and third round draft pick.  Versteeg is a pretty versatile guy who could play anywhere on the top nine, but is probably most suited on the third line, with occasional second line duty.  He can kill penalties, he can agitate, he can play on your power play, and he can also drive you nuts by trying to carry the puck in past three defenders instead of getting it in deep.

One other thing.  Versteeg can also rap.

Here’s your Wednesday links:

The TSN Scoreboard for Tuesday.

Harvey Fialkov reports that Dmitry Kulikov is out longer than originally thought, and Bryan McCabe could be back on Friday.

George Richards has news and notes including how the rich get richer.  On Frozen Pond.

FanSided’s Adam Herman who covers the New York Rangers at Blue Line Station got himself and interview with Rod Gilbert. Pretty slick for a guy that just joined our network recently.

Big Buff signs an extension in Atlanta making him a Thrasher for five more seasons.

The latest around the NHL  from The Dreger Report.

Down Goes Brown has a history of Hockey Brawls.

Ever take a look at Preds On the Glass?  You Should.  Good stuff.

The Mario thingy just won’t go away.  Don’t Trade Vinny vents as well.

Pretty good insight to PK Subban by the gang at Four Habs Fans.

Pension Plan Puppets defend the Kris Versteeg deal.  Only in Toronto could a third line player generate so much analysis.

Another site you need to visit daily.  Pro Hockey Talk.

Puck Daddy’s Three Stars for Tuesday night.

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