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Depending on what you decide to call it, there was a heated "debate" or "discussion" yesterday about just where defenders should be standing while killing a penalty. It's good that the Leafs are spending some time sorting out their problems on the PK, but as James Mirtle points out, this is something that probably should have been sorted out earlier.

"We’re doing some things on blocking shots and being in the proper lane," Wilson explained. "[We’re] discussing some of the techniques because at times we’re screening the goalie, we’re not blocking the shot. We’ve got to find a way to block the shot or get out of the way."

More links after the jump.

Leafs Links:

Leafs waive Philippe Dupuis
Most of you will have already heard this news, but just in case, here you go.

Contributions From The Back End
At The Leafs Nation, I've got an article up looking at how many points we've received from our defenders this year compared to last.

OK Leafs, time to get serious
Michael Langlois has his eyes on the post-season.

Marlies Player Of December
Go see why Jeffler thinks it's Jerry D'Amigo.

Weekend Recap: Marlies Pick up 3 of 4 Points
The latest from Kyle The Reporter.

Doug Gilmour Traded To Leafs 20 Years Ago Today
Title speaks for itself. From Dirty Dangle once again.

Other Hockey Links:

Super Shot Search
Our very own Greg The Ninja has updated his shot location search tool! Check it out.

Star Posts 2010-11 NHL Ticket Revenue Numbers
From Tyler Dellow at mc79hockey.

The Caesar’s Palace parking lot game
In the 1991-92 pre-season the NHL experimented with an exhibition game between the Rangers and the LA Kings in 85 degree heat.. From Avry Lewis-McDougall at The Hockey Writers.

Habs’ GM apologizes to fans upset new coach doesn’t speak French
What a strange situation. Wonder how Cunneyworth feels about this apology? From Bill Beacon at the CP via the Globe.

Things You May Not Know About The 2012 World Juniors
From Dirty Dangle.

The top 10 goals from 2011
According to Justin Bourne, that is.

Your 2012 Winter Classic rundown
If you just HAVE to read about it, here you go. From Justin Bourne at Backhand Shelf.