Friday News/Links – 8/21/09
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.
- 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.
- Bolt is simply ridiculous. He has set another world record, this time in the 200m.
- In soccer news, things already are on edge at Manchester United following an off-season that saw the departure of Ronaldo and Carlos Tevez.
- Plaxico Burress is off to jail.
- Solar cell phones? Believe it.
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.