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[Saturday FTB] - Back to Back - Tank to Tank

The Leafs host the Jets for part 2 of their weekend tankstravaganza.

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Staal brothers score a goal each as Canes top Leafs
The Globe and Mail recap of last night's game.

Jets aim to add to Leafs' sinking ship
Will Paul Maurice help the Leafs tank, again?

Leafs' youth hope to learn from adversity
Siegel writes about the trials of starting your career at a tire fire factory.

Leafs' Morgan Rielly apologizes after 'girl' comment
Speaking about young players learning...

Elsewhere in the league

Malcolm Subban made his NHL debut last night, and was pulled after letting in three goals on six shots in the second period. The folks at St. Louis Game time were quite happy. They note that Subban sailed through the first with ease as they only managed one or two real shots on goal.

MacArthur, Lehner diagnosed with concussions after scary collision
The SNES will have to continue playing their AHL goalie lineup for a while after the collision in Monday's games between our good friend MacArthur and his own goalie, which was caused by Jay McLement.

Bettman: NHL won’t publish player salaries, not sure fans care
They may be posting new stats and data on their website, but there is still one bit of information they won't post. As I have noted before, this is hypocritical as their own news staff will post salary information if someone else reports it first.

The Sharks and Kings are playing outdoors tonight!
BoC kicks off the coverage. Grab a morning beer and head over!

Good reads

Joe Thornton still San Jose's leader
Sportsnet has a long profile of how Big Joe got where he is and where he may go from here.

Eugene Melnyk helped Senators slide further into mediocrity
This is mostly a recap of Melnyk's various foibles, but it contains some interesting anecdotes, like how Scotia lots the naming rights because Menyk didn't like the interest rate they offered on his loans.

Seen & Heard – Weekend Edition Toronto Sports Media Blog
@mikeinboston has some good reflections on a few media incidents this past week, including a fuck up by James Mirtle and what lessons can be learned from it.

Thoughts on the new Enhanced Statistics site -
David Johnson runs through some issues with the site itself, and the roll-out itself..