Daily links: Feb. 4, 2013
Happy Beanpot season, Boston! Here’s a look at your daily links for Monday Feb. 4, 2013.
We’ll kick today’s links of college hockey style. Scott McLaughlin of College Hockey News has a preview of the first round Beanpot matchups, while ESPN Boston’s Brion O’Connor says this year’s version is full of uncertainty, and New England Hockey Journal’s Andrew Merritt says its time to change the tournament’s format.
Speaking of college hockey, Chicago is gearing up for a double-header to be played at Soldier Field on Feb. 17 – Notre Dame and Miami University will play the first game, while arch-rivals Minnesota and Wisconsin will face off in the night cap. Sean Lehay of Puck Daddy has more, including a time-lapse video of the rink being installed.
Lily Braden of Stanley Cup of Chowder explains why Hockey Etiquette is appropriate for all hockey fans.
In lieu of Tyler Seguin’s early season slump, 98.5 Sports Hub Bruins’ analyst Bob Beers tells Gary Tanguay on CSN New England Sports Sunday why the former second overall pick needs to get that ‘hunger’ back.
With the Bruins’ matchup against the Montreal Canadiens looming Wednesday night, Rob Elbaz of The Hockey Writers explains why coach Michel Therrien and company look like they are for real.
For those who missed it, the New York Rangers traded Mike Rupp to the Minnesota Wild. In exchange, the Blueshirts received ex-Philadelphia Flyer Darroll Powe and minor leaguer Nick Palmieri. (Dave Lozo/NHL.com)
Speaking of news, the world of social media has done wonders for how hockey news is received. Dan Marrazza of Hockey Primetime details this nicely in his latest column.
Speaking of social media – and for something completely different – Matt McGee provides information on the social media mentions for this year’s Super Bowl commercials. Spoiler alert: Twitter clearly takes the cake, but it is a good read nonetheless.