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Your Friendly Friday Links Roundup: The Remembering Rusty Edition


No introduction needed.

  • An LA Times reporter reminsces about Rusty's wit. [LA Times]
  • Watch his 2003 Stanley Cup Final GWG against New Jersey (he discusses the goal as well). [YouTube]
  • A Detroit fan's take on the tragedy. [Winging it in Motown]
  • Mile High Hockey remembers Ruslan Salei and Karlis Skrastins. [Mile High Hockey]
  • profiles the three children that #24 left behind. []
  • He was "the ultimate professional." [OC Register]
  • Pictures of his fan-made memorial by the Wild Wing statue at the Ponda Center. [Anaheim Ducks Twitter]
  • The OC Register asks for your memories of Rusty. [OC Register]
  • See #24 move the puck in eggplant and jade. [Anaheim Ducks]
  • Rusty represented his native Belarus at the 1998, 2002, and 2010 Winter Olympics. Watch Team Belarus eliminate Team Sweden in a thrilling (and historic) contest at the 2002 Olympics. [YouTube]

Editor UPDATE: Bethann Salei issues statement through Ducks.