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  • Thief in goalie gear robs Canadian beer store (Video)

    Josh Cooper at Puck Daddy2 days ago

    A man wearing hockey goaltending equipment broke into a Russell, Manitoba convenience store and stole three cases of Budweiser.

    According to the Winnipeg Free Press, the thief and an accomplice threw a rock through the store’s glass door before breaking in to take the brew.

    “It was different,” RCMP Cpl. Brett Church told the Free Press. “I’ve never seen that before. Very bizarre.”

    He later added, “He was wearing everything but a (goalie) mask.” The man reportedly had a tuque pulled over his head. A video of the Aug. 15 theft is above. Another similar robbery reportedly happened a day earlier.

    The manager of the store seemed to find humor in the heist, according to the Free Press.


    Jean Betke manager of the convenience store, told the  Free Press  the vendor was broken into the previous night. Early Sunday, a suspect threw a rock through the exit door, rushed in and grabbed two cases of beer.


    Early Monday morning, the rock went through the entrance door — and the bandits made off with three cases.


    “Budweiser,” Betke said.


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  • Enroth replaces Lehner at World Cup; Savard on health, hockey (Puck Headlines)

    Jen Neale at Puck Daddy2 days ago

    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at  puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com.

    Dwight Schrute’s cousin Mose Larkin! Best regards from your uber driver @dylanlarkin71 #redwingslookalikes #theoffice #schrutebeetfarm #dboss

    A photo posted by @jfranzen93 on Aug 26, 2016 at 4:33am PDT

    • Johan Franzen figured out what happened to Dwight Schrute’s cousin Mose after the The Office went off the air. Turns out he’s actually Dylan Larkin. [@jfranzen93]

    • Jhonas Enroth will replace Robin Lehner on Team Sweden for the World Cup of Hockey. [NHL]

    • Buffalo Sabres GM Tim Murray explains why the team felt it was better for Lehner to skip the World Cup and continue to rehab his nagging ankle injury. [@BuffaloSabres]

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