Friday News/Links – 8/21/09

Friday News/Links – 8/21/09

The latest news on the Blues, as well as news from around the NHL and sports world. This week includes the opening of orientation camp for the U.S. roster which features three of our boys in Blue.

Blues News/Links

Three Blues are getting Olympic experience as Oshie, Backes and Erik Johnson are skating at the USA orientation camp for the Olympic games.

  • In case you hadn’t heard, single game tickets for the 2009-10 season went on sale last Saturday and are going quick. Get yours while you can.

NHL News/Links

  • Dany Heatley is set to break his silence today at a media press conference. This marks the first time he has spoken to the media since he announced his desire to be traded.
  • The TSN broadcast schedule has been released.
  • In very sad news, Jose Theodore’s two-month old son passed away.
  • Patrick Kane has pleaded not guilty to his charges he is facing following the incident with a cabbie we are all familiar with.
  • NCAA doubleheader on the bill at Fenway Park.

Other News/Links

Video of the Week

To get everyone excited for the 2009-10 season (as if you weren’t already) an NHL produced player profile on Erik Johnson. An older video, shot at the Moolah while some Blues are bowling.