Horton and the Bruins can both piss off. Source: Globe and Mail

Daily Pucking Grind. Toothfer Tuesday. May 24th.

Today on Toothfer Tuesday, we bring you two songs from the band Placebo.  The first is Because I Want You and the second is Bright Lights.

Tim Thomas and the Boston Bruins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning last night 3-1 to take a three games to two lead in the Eastern Conference Final.  As you know Vancouver leads 3 games to one over the San Jose Sharks in the Western Conference chokeapalooza final.  Game five of that “drama” is tonight. Yea, my playoff season is shaping up to be a real parade.  Oh, sorry, I’ll leave that to the Canuckleheads should they actually advance.  A few years ago when Detroit and Pittsburgh went at it I completely checked out, except for the final game.  A Boston and Vancouver matchup will pretty much do that again.  Two teams that I don’t give a rat’s arse about.  Problem is, I’m not ready for baseball yet.   Links after the jump.

FanSided’s Scott Allen takes a moment to provide information to support the people in Joplin, Missouri.

Puck Daddy’s Three Stars for Monday night.  Includes honorable mention for that lazy ass Nathan Horton.

We have a goaler controversy.  Mike Smith gets the start over Dwayne Roloson for Tampa.  Now What? NHL.com.

Some very funny photos of Tampa Bay coach Guy Boucher. One, two, three. Thanks to @felixpotvin for tweeting.

We aren’t really surpised to see San Jose on the brink are we?  Globe and Mail.

Always great reading, Justin Bourne takes a look at the underdog.

Sad news out of Detroit yesterday as 15 year old prospect Ian Jenkins passed away.  Detroit Free Press.

Finally Down Goes Brown has a quiz for you.

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