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Let's celebrate good times!

"Hooray! It's Species' brthday!"
"Hooray! It's Species' brthday!"
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Today is my birthday! Woohoo! Today I turn... what the? When the hell did I get that old?

Someone pass me a vodka rocks, ASAP.

Here's your links.

Atlantic Division Thoughts - Editor in Leaf
The Maple Leafs days of toiling in the basement of the Atlantic Division are almost over, but they have some competition heading their way.

Leafs Should Take A Chance On Undersized Enroth - Cat Silverman
This past season, the debate over goaltending equipment raged hard – and with developing modifications to gear sizes initially suspected to come as soon as this upcoming season, few goaltenders were impacted as heavily as current free agent Jhonas Enroth.

We’re still trying to figure out the Vegas hockey fan - Las Vegas Review-Journal
At first glance, it will be an upset the size of Zdeno Chara if the venue isn’t considered one of the league’s finest. It was built for hockey, and it shows. But who exactly will be cheering for it?

Las Vegas' NHL name search complicated by London Knights - Sportsnet.ca
According to a report, the name "Las Vegas Knights" is still a contender for the NHL expansion team's name. But there's just one roadblock, and it's located in Southwestern Ontario.

2016 NHL Heritage Classic jerseys and alumni rosters announced - Arctic Ice Hockey
[Species: The Jets will wear the Arizona Coyotes' iconic 1970's jerseys.]

Kris Russell is still a free agent, should the Habs sign him? - Eyes On The Prize
[Species: YESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES DOOOOOOOOOITTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT HABS!]

Wayne Gretzky rookie card sells for record $465K US - CBC
The Great One is living up to his name in a new arena — the auction house.

'Up close' with Connor McDavid - TSN
One of the most noticeable aspects of McDavid’s game was how effortlessly he would enter prime scoring areas. And it’s not as if he wasn’t on the opposing defence’s radar. This was more about a teenage hockey player being better than most adults in the biggest professional hockey league in the world.

How Crosby and Malkin can affect games even without scoring a lot - PensBurgh
A statistical review of the Penguins vs. Capitals series shows how Pittsburgh star forwards Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin can greatly impact games even when they aren't getting goals and assists.

The Particle That Wasn’t - The New York Times
Physicists working at the Large Hadron Collider reveal that a detailed review of mounds of data did not actually support the possibility of a new particle. The Higgs boson remains only theory.

Frozen Jungle Bird Cocktail Recipe - Serious Eats
[Species: It's my birthday! Have one of these for me.]