Morning Links: Reaction on the Heritage Classic
By the time you read this, I should be touching down at YYZ, after a long and exciting three days in Calgary. Before hopping the midnight flight out of Calgary, I rounded up some reads on the 2011 Heritage Classic. I had the opportunity to meet and briefly chat with several of these individuals with a great insight into their daily routine covering the NHL.
Game reports from Dave Stubbs and Francois Gagnon
Greg Wyshynski looks at Miikko Kiprusoff, the first goalie to post a whitewash in an outdoor game.
Pierre LeBrun and the future of the outdoor game in the NHL.
Damien Cox notes that this outdoor game comes at a crucial time in the season. Did it ever for the Calgary Flames, who vaulted into 6th in the Western Conference.
Arpon Basu looks at the Habs road probs
Making too much of what is really an old joke: The Toronto Maple Leafs Joffrey Lupul tweets, "Stevie Wonder sitting in a $7500 court side seat kinda seems like irresponsible spending, no?? #whosgottheball?" It was a matter of seconds until Lupulproblems became a hashtag.