Hitting The Links: Bad Facial Hair Edition

BOSTON, MA - JUNE 18: Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins reacts to cheers during a Stanley Cup victory parade on June 18, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)


Look, it's really cool and awesome that Brad Marchand has been doing so much charity work this summer in his homeland of the Halifax area. But Someone needs to tell Marchand that the V-for-Vendetta style facial hair isn't hipster and awesome anymore. That was so five years ago.

After the jump...some random stuff, including how the Bruins' Cup win is still helping some parts of the local economy, and...Jeremy Roenick plays NHL '94?

Bruins News
  • Milan Lucic's Cup day actually WAS open to Vancouver fans, despite a viral article stating the contrary. [Gazette]
  • Here is another article about Looch's Cup day, and how Canucks fans are apparently being painted with a negative brush. Ok. [Province]
  • Could this year's Stanley Cup win spur a 1970-style hockey renaissance in New England? [NEHJ]
  • BRAD MARCHAND HAS BAD HAIR. Oh, and he's the second player in recent history to bring the cup to Halifax. [Halifax News Net]
  • The Cup win is making life pretty easy for local sports retailers. [Globe]
  • Bruins prospect Zane Gothberg is on this year's Fargo Force roster, as expected. [Forum]
  • The Fisher Cats, the affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, are having a Stanley Cup Day on August 25th. There is a Toronto joke in here; I encourage you to find it. [Boxscore]
  • Okay, so Gregory Campbell's Cup day was a while ago, but his Stanley Cup journal entry is too funny. [HHoF]

NHL News

  • Jeremy Roenick reenacts a scene from 'Swingers.' Yeah, you know the one. It's awesome. [Puck Daddy]
  • Interested in NHL's Research and Development camp? These guys have all your info, set to go. [PotG]
  • Apparently Roberto Luongo would like to take back what he said after game 5. Hindsight really is 20/20. [Canucks Army]
  • Ilya Bryzgalov's new Flyers mask would go great with that fuzzy-looking tiger jersey someone posted in that hideous jerseys thread. [In Goal Mag]
  • Here is the player from each Eastern Conference team on the 'hot seat' ie, the player with the greatest expectations for next season. [NHL]

Why are the Predators successful as a southern team, where the Thrashers failed so hard? [NBC Sports]

Non Hockey Link of the Day

  • Occasionally there are websites that you get sucked into for hours. You're welcome for this one. [Passive Aggressive Notes]
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