Thursday's notes: Blue Jackets robbed in L.A.

This morning's hockey notes include a bizarre incident last night in Los Angeles, where the Columbus Blue Jackets were, quite simply, shafted. For a team which is already suffering through a long, disastrous season, the final seconds of this game must have been like adding insult to injury...

Follow after the jump for all the details!

February brings new coupon codes for hockey players, goalies, and fans | Hockey Gear HQ
No matter what you're looking for this month, there are some great promo codes which have been released to help you save money at select hockey sites.

Nashville Predators News

NHL.com - Preds' brilliance, Coyotes' struggles intrigue Roenick - World According to JR
In case you didn't see this yesterday, Jeremy Roenick showed some love for the Preds.

Paul McCann - Game Night in Philly
Paul shares the link to last night's SlapShot Radio program and shares details on a charity fundraiser coming up next Saturday.

Nashville Predators' Brandon Yip, ice time beats beach - The Tennessean
The new guy is glad to be here competing for a spot in the lineup each night, so giving up his mid-season vacation was an easy decision.

Nashville Predators' Shea Weber rips play before rally - The Tennessean
Yes, the Minnesota comeback was nuts, but the captain doesn't want to see the Preds fall behind like that in the first place.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

New Budweiser Super Bowl ad: Flash mob stuns beer league hockey teams (Video) | Puck Daddy
This is soooooo awesome! I think the most people we ever had watching a beer league game was about 30-40, for a playoff championship game back in the mid-90's (we lost in a shootout).

Hey, Here’s Five Unsolicited Suggestions For NBC’s Hockey Coverage " Puck The Media
An American-based Trade Deadline Special? Yes, yes, a thousand times, yes!

Secret Canadian Conspiracy - Battle of California
Megalodon exposes the shadowy network of figures pulling the strings from north of the border.

Pierre for GM? - Habs Eyes On The Prize
Fans all over the NHL would appreciate it if Montreal got Pierre McGuire off TV, but would it actually help the Habs?

Should the Senators pursue Marek Zidlicky? - Silver Seven
Can Zids find a home in Ottawa?

Ken Dryen made magic in nets and on paper - NHL - Yahoo! Canada Sports
If you haven't read "The Game", you need to take care of that...

KuklasKorner : The Malik Report : Marty, Murray Howe confirm that Mr. Hockey is suffering from dementia
Father Time is catching up with Mr. Hockey.

How Ryan Smyth Stunted Magnus Paajarvi - The Copper & Blue
By bringing back the popular veteran, have the Oilers taken away a developmental opportunity for the kid?

Central Division race 'pretty crazy' – USATODAY.com
We all know this story...

February’s Fantasy Hockey Rankings Now Available - DailyFaceoff.com
Updated ratings for you fantasy hockey managers thinking about roster changes.

Crosby-type neck ailments difficult to diagnose - The Globe and Mail
Between all the bumps and bruises an NHL player picks up in the daily course of business, it can indeed be hard to figure out exactly what the real problem is.

Canucks’ Cody Hodgson vying for Calder after back injury stalled his career - The Globe and Mail
The Vancouver rookie has pulled alongside Craig Smith for 3rd place in rookie scoring.

Panthers come up big, top Capitals 4-2 - Litter Box Cats
The Panthers keep one step ahead of the Capitals for the Southeast Division lead.

Leafs Smother Pens 1-0 - Pension Plan Puppets
This was a big road victory for Toronto.

Game 51 Recap: Screwed By The Bell - The Cannon
Columbus got absolutely screwed by the clock in Los Angeles, as a pause in the countdown allowed for a winning goal by Drew Doughty with less than a second remaining.

Last Night's Game - Columbus Blue Jackets - News
Columbus GM Scott Howson isn't shy about calling BS. Good for him.

Here's video of that goal in L.A. - what do you think?


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