Morning Links: Bad Trades, Bad Stats, and Bad Players

"Good leadership Dion" - Abelimages

Today's late breaking links bring us the worst trades in Leafs history, a clue that the Leafs are due some bad luck, and a look at Tyler Bozak.

Read these links please

Success At The Draft: 10 Years Of Maple Leafs Draft Picks
Daoust has previously looked at this as well but the Leafs have been pretty good at drafting. They haven't been too good at keeping the players.

PDO numbers by NHL team - Feb 18
The Leafs are at the top of a table! That's good! But it's cursed. That's bad :(

The 25 Worst Trades in Toronto Maple Leafs History – Introduction
The updated version which is worth checking out.

The 25 Worst Trades in Toronto Maple Leafs History: #21 to 25
The 25 Worst Trades in Toronto Maple Leafs History: #16 to 20
The 25 Worst Trades in Toronto Maple Leafs History: #11 to 15
The 25 Worst Trades in Toronto Maple Leafs History: #6 to 10
The 25 Worst Trades in Toronto Maple Leafs History: #1 to 5

The Leaf that we need to be the silent assassin when it counts...
Who could be the hero in a possible playoff appearance?

Tyler Bozak is a terrible hockey player
"Tyler Bozak is more suited to a 4th line depth player role than the first line role he has mostly been given thus far in his career." Harsh but fair.

Religiously converting your non-hockey friend into a raging puckhead
Wyshynski is taking over Lambert's regular gig with some good advice. I followed this basically in making new soccer fans.

Should the NHL Expand, Relocate or Contract?
Trick question: it should be all three.

Habs’ Gallagher concussed after being hit from behind by Flyers’ Luke Schenn (VIDEO)
I was surprised that this hit didn't get a penalty called. It was worse than Komarov's against Gonchar in form and result. Looks like Schenn's getting away scot free too.

FanPost: New Panthers Fan's Perspective...And A Few Questions
A new Panthers fan has some questions. Maybe we can help.

The Unlikeliest Wins in History
Looking at some of the largest shot disparities in wins.

Buy low on Jonathan Quick in your Fantasy League
Things are never as bad as they seem for goaiies. Unless they are Jonas Gustavsson.

Alexsander Barkov’s sweet shootout goal
It's not bad, he's going backwards, but it's not in the top five.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Pension Plan Puppets

You must be a member of Pension Plan Puppets to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Pension Plan Puppets. You should read them.

Join Pension Plan Puppets

You must be a member of Pension Plan Puppets to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Pension Plan Puppets. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9355_tracker