Morning Buzz: "Beauty Without Expression Is Boring"

(Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

You know the drill. It's the middle of July. Nothing is happening. But never fear: there's only 88 days until the season opener. Something should happen before then.

For now here's some news and views to kick off your boring week.

Canucks News

  • Luongo lost in poker. Cue the "folded under pressure" barbs in three...two...one... [Puck Daddy]
  • In other Luongo news, his jokes go over everyone's heads. Good. If one guy deserves to troll reporters for a few weeks, it's Lui. [National Post]
  • Eddie Lack has the best save % for a AHL goalie against NHL shooters. Golf clap. [NHL Numbers]
  • What have the Wolves been up to this summer? [The Instigator]

Everyone else

  • Ribeiro is a rapper. Sure. [CSN Washington]
  • Shane Doan is still courting...everyone. [Mercury News]
  • What notable free agent centers are left? Arnott, Langkow and Moore. [THN]
  • How does the pending CBA mess affect Weber's future in Nashville? [Examiner]
  • "Does free agency build championship teams?" [THW]
  • Now we know: if you want to recruit a high end free agent to your gloomy market, have one of the worst baseball teams help you. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Pudge actually turned down a two-year deal in favor of a single season with the Jets. [Winnipeg Free Press]
  • "Goons get all the fucking honorifics in hockey. So brave! So tough! So selfless! Bullshit. Where is the fucking honor in that? Where is the courage? What is so selfless and noble about sneaking up behind skill and destroying it? In fact, you know what? If anything, that sounds a bit like cowardice to me, because it’s doing a kind of harm to others that you never have to face yourself." [Backhand Shelf]
  • How about a hockey team in Las Vegas? (quick answer: no way) [Las Vegas Sun]
  • Off topic: probably the only blockbuster movie you need to see this summer - The Dark Knight Rises - hits the theaters on Friday. Did you know that out of respect for Heath Ledger they won't mention the Joker throughout the entire movie? Similarly you won't hear the word "Catwoman" either. [IMDB]

Latest News

In This Article

Teams
Players
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Nucks Misconduct

You must be a member of Nucks Misconduct to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Nucks Misconduct. You should read them.

Join Nucks Misconduct

You must be a member of Nucks Misconduct to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Nucks Misconduct. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9355_tracker