Popularity of ‘Kesler’ as baby name directly correlates to Ryan Kesler’s on-ice performance

Naming a baby is a daunting proposition. Whatever name you give your child is the name it will be stuck with for the rest of his or her life, barring a legal name change. Studies have linked certain names with success in the business world, while others show that a child’s name affects how well they do in school and how their peers view them.

Most parents want to have some sort of personal connection with the names they give their children as well, whether that means naming them after grandparents, an influential person in their life, or a character from a favourite book. For a sports fan, they might want to name their child after an athlete from their favourite team.

Such as, for instance, Ryan Kesler.

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Breakdowning the Sedinery behind that powerplay goal versus the Oilers

Normally, we try to break down goals one or two days after they happen, while they’re still fresh in everybody’s minds and all that. We try to stay current here at PITB. (Unrelated: did you know the Devils’ goalie is the same Cory Schneider that used to play here?)

Unfortunately, we were unable to get to the remarkable bit of Sedinery with which Daniel and Henrik flummoxed the Oilers and wowed the hometown fans last Saturday night. And now it’s Thursday. But as far as we’re concerned, it’s not too late. This play was so positively wizardous that I doubt anyone will mind if we revisit it:

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Stick in Link: David Booth’s a weird dude; Jason Garrison is furious over lost goal

It’s time for “Stick in Link”, the feature where we just plug in a bunch of stuff written by others! Featuring a smattering of links from around the Smylosphere and beyond every Tuesday and Thursday. Warning: our links are so hyper, they change colour when exposed to heat. (Have something for us to share in the next edition? E-mail us at passittobulis@gmail.com, tweet us @passittobulis, or just come over and write your link on a pad of paper, I guess.)

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