For those who don't know, Spirit Day is run by GLAAD and it's an anti-bullying campaign. The Flyers are on board, and so are the Canucks - I'm sure other teams are as well, but those are the primary teams I've seen from the NHL being talked about today.
Awesome! Okay, here are some links.
- The PBruins are on the road for two games this weekend, as you all well know. [AHLBruins]
- Niklas Svedberg will get the start, his first in North America, in goal tonight! [AHLBruins]
- Here's an awesome feature on today's Spirit Day and remembering Brendan Burke, from Chris Peters, who always does a great job with this stuff. Plus, America. [USoH]
- So Brett Hextall and the Portland Pirates made a Gangnam Style parody and it is AMAZING. Check it out. [Youtube]
- Here's some stuff on the bargaining, from an actual facts lawyer. [The Score]
- Dwayne Roloson is going to coach at UMass Lowell until the lockout ends. [USCHO]
- Nicklas Backstrom is going to join Alex Ovechkin on his KHL team since the lockout isn't ending. [PHT]
- Meanwhile in Canada (actually, Erie Ohio)....Connor McDavid is the next Sidney Crosby or something. [Sportsnet]
- Sidney Crosby says Sorry I'm Not Sorry for hurting Claude Giroux. Welp. [Philly]