Sunday Roundup: Spocking the Fivers, Duncan Keith #WhatsYourGoal, and ISIS Social Media Presence

It’s Sunday and it is time to catch up on the best the internet had to offer during the past week. If you have any article suggestions for the Sunday Roundup send me a tweet @tbone1225.


“With a pen and a little bit of time, former Canadian Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier, who is featured on the Canadian $5 bill, can pass as a pretty convincing Spock.” Brian Koerber of Mashable writes about Canadian Design Resource’s (CDR) call to action to “Spock” Canadian five dollar bills in memory of Leonard Nimoy’s passing in his article “Canadians ‘Spock’ their $5 bills to honor Leonard Nimoy.”

Red Wings gain a physical presence in former Dallas Star Erik Cole

“[Cole is] a physical body with some scoring touch the Red Wings have lacked ever since Franzen went down.” Tom Mitsos discusses Detroit’s trade-deadline deal for former Dallas Star Erik Cole in his article “Erik Cole Acquisition a Solid Move for Red Wings” for The Hockey Writers.

Howard’s injury, scouting, and more in a Red Wings Mailbag

Tom Mitsos answers a barrage of Red Wings questions in his post “Red Wings Mailbag: Was Jimmy Howard’s Injury a Positive?” for The Hockey Writers. As an added bonus, you can read Ansar Khan’s answers to the same questions at MLIVE in his artlce “Ask Ansar: On Red Wings trade possibilities and whether Marek Zidlicky is a viable lower-cost option.”

Red Wings prospect Xavier Ouellet tells all

In his post “Q&A With Red Wings Prospect Xavier Ouellet” for The Hockey Writers, Tom Mitsos interviews Grand Rapids Griffins d-man and Detroit Red Wings hopeful Xavier Ouellet.

Intra-faith implications of ISIS in Libya

“The narrative that the 21 martyrs in Libya somehow fit into the American Culture War is just as dangerous and inaccurate as the claim that the Coptic faith does not fit into Christianity.” Guest blogger Nathan Lewis Lawrence of George Mason University returns to The Resist Daily with an article titled “Will ISIS Bring About Christian Unity?” which addresses the implications of ISIS in discussions of Christian identity.

Blackhawk Duncan Keith teaches wheelchair bound child Cammy to skate

“The two quickly hit it off by bonding over how many teeth each have lost, and sharing their love for the Blackhawks.” C. Roiumeliotis of CSN Chicago tells the heartwarming story of the day a young Blackhawks fan named Cammy skated with her favorite hockey player Duncan Keith in his article “Duncan Keith makes Blackhawks fan’s dreams come true.”

Howard, Jurco, Zidlicky and Cole may decide Red Wings playoff berth

With the playoffs on the horizon, Tom Mitsos examines what the Detroit Red Wings need to do in order to stay in the game in his article “3 Keys for Red Wings Down the Stretch” for The Hockey Writers.

ISIS: Now available via Twitter and the Android operating system

In an article titled “Islamic State takes to social media, has about 46K Twitter accounts,” David Kravets of Ars Technica describes how social media, which was once a vehicle for pro-Western revolution a la the Arab Spring, has become a vehicle to promote ISIS.

“Sign her up.” Blackhawks fan won’t leave game despite head injury

“She said she knew she was in trouble when she saw bloog on other people’s hands and assumed it was hers.” Greg Wyshynski tells the story of a Blackhawks fan named Alexis Bovard who wouldn’t leave her first live game despite getting swatted by a pain of glass and bleeding all over in his article “Blackhawks fan cut by glass stays in her seat to watch the game (Video)” for Puck Daddy.

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