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Your Friendly Thursday Links Roundup: The Ryan Kesler and David Booth Are Not Playing Saturday Edition

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2/3 of the Canucks' second line is definitely out for Saturday's season opener against the Ducks.

Anne-Marie Sorvin-US PRESSWIRE

While I'd never root for NHL players to have injuries, it will be interesting to see how the Canucks address the Kesler and Booth injuries. Kesler, as we all know, provides a defensive edge that will be sorely missed. Also, I hope we light up Luongo.

DUCKS NEWS

  • EJ Hradek discusses Ryan Getzlaf. [NHL.com] And Corey Perry. [NHL.com]
  • Teemu Selanne! Plus nine other dudes to watch this season. [Grantland]
  • Speaking of Teemu: he hopes that the Ducks get "pissed off" about the media's low expectations for their season. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Sheldon Souray and Bryan Allen are expected to "beef up" the Ducks' defense. [LA Times]
  • Viktor Fasth made 25 saves in his North American professional debut, but the Norfolk Admirals still lost to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Tuesday (final score: 4-2). [Fox 43 TV.com]
  • Nick Bonino has a new number and a new role. [The Orange County Register]
    [Ed. Note: I was on Marek vs. Wyshynski on Wedensday discussing (or hating on) the Pacific Division. Scrub to about 15 minutes left. - JN]

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