The Leafs will play the Sabres at 7PM EST tonight, broadcast on NHLNet. I haven't seen any word about the Leafs' lineup, so post it here when it's out. There are some great links for your weekend reading - I'm always happy when Siegel's blog kicks up again for the year.
Siegel: Gunnarsson ready to become leader for Leafs
Gunnar is one of four players to still be here after four years.
Leafs cap, roster crunch loom - The Globe and Mail
Bum bum bummm...
Kukla's Korner Hockey - Kukla's Korner
Holy shit, ROR.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins: You're Welcome! - The Copper & Blue
Promo blurbs are stupid. [His words, not mine - RNH extended 7 years, 6M]
Flyers sign Matt Read to four-year, $14.5 million extension - Broad Street Hockey
Jamie Benn Named Captain of the Dallas Stars - Defending Big D
Leadership. Intangibles. Extra stitching on his jersey.
Former Edmonton Oilers owner Peter Pocklington sentenced to prison in California - The Hockey News
Poor Pocklington - having to "strive to overcome" his "adversity." Apparently "adversity" looks a lot like "being a criminal" nowadays.
SAA/100 – Pietrangelo, Gagner, Lidstrom And More | mc79hockey.com
Dellow's been doing an interesting series on shots against per shift.
What is 'open play' hockey? - HockeyAnalysis.com
...and some of his work overlaps with David Johnson's.