Quick Shifts is a daily series where we will gather up links to other interesting stories from the FanSided NHL blogosphere, as well as other general NHL and hockey news. While we strive to bring you the best coverage of the NHL here at Too Many Men On The Site, there are several other NHL blogs that do a great job as well. So with that, here is today’s edition of Quick Shifts!
5 NHLers Who Need A Change Of Scenery: Over at the Backhand Shelf, Justin Bourne takes a look at five players who could benefit from a change in scenery at the Trade Deadline. Is one of your team’s players on the list? [ Backhand Shelf ]
Blackhawks Fan Frames Canucks Fans For Tossing Jersey On Ice: We are all familiar with the story of an Edmonton Oilers fan tossing his jersey on the ice in disgust due to the team’s struggles this year. However, last night after the Canucks second loss in a row, a Vancouver jersey was seen tossed on the ice. Canucks fans immediately took to social media saying the action was uncalled for. Fortunately, some things aren’t as they seem. After close review, it was discovered it was a Blackhawks fan who tossed the jersey, possibly in a crafty attempt to frame Canucks fans. [ Puck Daddy ]
NHL Players, Fans Still Hungry For Outdoor Hockey: While I voiced the opinion today that I’m a bit burnt out when it comes to outdoor games, several NHL players taking part in the Stadium Series, NHL executives, and fans all voiced the opinion that the spectacle and magic is still there for these games. [ Bleacher Report ]
Dear Coach Q: Break Up Toews, Sharp, and Hossa: Over at Blackhawk Up, Tim Lively states the case for Coach Joe Quennville to shuffle things up a bit in Chicago. Do you agree? [ Blackhawk Up ]
Ref Wear GoPro During Stadium Series Game: Here’s a view we haven’t seen in an outdoor game before! Referee Wes McCauley wore a GoPro camera on his helmet during Sunday’s New Jersey Devils vs New York Rangers game at Yankee Stadium. Enjoy the view! [ FanSided ]