The Best Part of Training Camp? The Cuts.

Today marks the start of the Leafs training camp. When it ends, 63 players will have been cut down to 23. I figure this is how the end of camp will go:

Burke:  Good practice, kids. Now it's time for the easiest part of any GM's job. The cuts. Although I wasn't able to cut everyone I wanted to, I have cut a lot of you. Blacker is cut. Ryan is cut. Irwin you're gone. Kadri, I like your hustle

[Kadri smiles]

Burke: That's why it was so hard to cut you

[Kadri's smile drops]

Burke: Congratulations, the rest of you made it on the team!

[random sighs of relief]

Burke: Except you, you and you

[Jeff Finger sulks away]

Links after the jump.

Cox don't know jack about math

mc79 lays some knowledge unto the bald one.

Articles 1 and 2 on Hockey Analysis' quest for the all encompassing stat

The math is fuzzy and the names aren't what you'd expect. Needs more work.

Pat Burns' health has reportedly taken a turn for the worst

His HHOF snub this year is looking worse and worse by the day.

The NHL needs to keep thinking outside of the box if it wants to continue prospering

A good write up on our constant research and improvement in necessary. (g/t to KK)

"Toronto's my team"

MLHS with a story of home grown goalie Andrew Engelage

The press box isn't hallowed ground, and we shouldn't be treating it like that

eyebleaf putting the smack down on Dowbiggin.

Friday is Youtube Yoinkage Day

LD brings us everything "Leafs Party"

Soon the Leafs will break camp with six "Top 6" forwards

VLM ponders who they might be.

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