10. Can I Get A Drink With That? Source: Twistynoodle.com

Daily Pucking Grind. Gimme Ten. April 8th


Today’s music selection on Friday Flashback is American Girl by Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers.  Who couldn’t like this song?

Tonight the Florida Panthers will play in Tampa against the state rival Lightning.  Nothing on the line really other than trying to stop a losing streak from reaching double digits.  TEN. Looks worse that way instead of 10.  A win obviously stops that, but with injuries mounting, and a frail defence, non one knows what to expect.  All the effort in the world may not matter tonight, as we try to stay out of #thebasement.  Pregame later.  Here’s your Friday links:

Wednesday evening the NHL lost on of the true gentlemen of the game.  EJ McGuire who was most recently the Vice President for Central Scouting passed away at 58 years old, after a very courageous and short battle with cancer.  McGuire was not only very well known but respected by many people, and was the right hand man to Mike Keenan in both Philadelphia an Chicago.  Mike Morreale from NHL.com writes about EJ and his terrific career.

Harvey Fialkov fills us in about a Panther signing, injuries, and David Booth’s nomination.

Here’s Puck Daddy’s Three Stars for Thursday night.  Rangers on the brink?

Raffi Torres gets a four game suspension for a hit to the head on Edmonton’s Jordan Eberle.  TSN.ca.

Second City Hockey is not a fan of T.J. Oshie.

I stumbled on this last night.  NHL players as kids.

Michigan beats North Dakota in the Frozen four to advance the final. Globe and Mail.

Justin Bourne on playing for your job.

Die By The Blade has the top 10 in secondary scoring.  I see three players there who can help the Panthers.

Patrick Sharp proved he’s not just a stud off the ice.  Daily Herald.

Finally every Friday Four Habs Fans does a thing called Sexy Friday. Take a look, but I’m warning….some material may not be appropriate for younger viewers.

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