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Linked Up - April 3

by Alex Kinkopf / Los Angeles Kings

"Canadian junior hockey fan takes heckling way too seriously"

Joshua Cooper, Puck Daddy

“If the hockey moms can’t handle me yelling and heckling at the rinks, then they should stick to crosswords and knitting,” he said. He also said that if hockey players don’t like his shenanigans, they can go to “tiddlywinks” or “Playstation.”

"Blackhawks: Scott Darling named Masterton nominee"

Tracey Meyers, CSN Chicago

"The Blackhawks goaltender took a long, hard road to the NHL. Darling fought to keep a job on the ice and battled alcoholism off it, the latter certainly affecting his ability to do the former. But after years of fighting his issues and working to regain his career, Darling has earned the backup goaltending spot here."

RedHawks Play With Empty Net For 12 Minutes, Score Three Goals, Lose

Samar Kalaf, Deadspin

“Down four goals with almost 13 minutes left in Saturday's NCAA hockey regional semifinal, Miami RedHawks coach Enrico Blasi went full Patrick Roy, pulling his goalie in an attempt to pull off a historic comeback against the Providence Friars. It almost worked!”

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"The Rock Crushed It in the First Lip Sync Battle"

Sean Fitz-Gerald, Vulture

"Judging by this "Shake It Off" clip, it also would appear that the Rock crushed it. He is forever indebted to Taylor Swift, and vice versa probably."

"Bear Just Wants His Grumpy Dog Pal To Get In On This Hose Action"

Tom Ley, Deadspin

“Hey, dog, your ursine companion over there is just trying to liven up this lovely day with some recreational water hijinks. It's spring, man! Stop being such a stick in the mud.”

"Ryan Johansen Scores The Chillest Shootout Goal You'll See"

Kevin Draper, Deadspin

“Ryan Johansen’s signature shootout move is ... to not make any move at all! It sounds like something somebody came up with while high, but it really works. Johansen is 6 of 10 in shootouts this year, and he pulled the same thing three weeks ago too.”

"Russian Hockey Brawl Leaves Coach Shirtless And Triumphant"

Tom Ley, Deadspin

"This dude right here—who seems to be feeling pretty good about the fact that he just exited a hockey brawl down a shirt, jacket, and tie—is named Andrei Razin, and he’s the head coach of a hockey team in Russia’s minor league. He ended up this way after scrapping with opposing head coach Alex Zhdahin, who was getting into the face of one of the referees over a call."

"Escaped pig confronts Pennsylvania Burger King customers, blocks drive-through"

"Celtics' Kelly Olynyk accidentally reveals nature of Dougie Hamilton's injury"

Sean Leahy, Puck Daddy

“Well, no one told Boston Celtics forward Kelly Olynyk about the NHL’s injury policy, which is why he accidentally revealed the nature of Boston Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton’s “upper-body” injury on Wednesday.”

Enjoy your Friday! No game, no scoreboard watching, no pressure!

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