"Where is everybody?" I thought, staring at the front page of PPP. No traffic, no comments, no FTB. Was everybody still off getting drunk because of yesterday's epic beatdown of the Red Army? Did all of Canada really care so much about IIHF victory that they stopped work for a day because of it?!
Then I saw a tiny note on the editorial schedule: Victoria Day. Oh. God Save the Queen, I guess! Canadians, have an awesome Monday (while I toil here at work), and happy victory over Russia!
Oh, hey, this is important: There is a SECOND attempt to fill the void that Capgeek left behind:
What do y'all think?
Leafs prospect Joshua starring in USHL playoffs | Maple Leafs
Maple Leafs boss Brendan Shanahan must figure out what a coach or GM is worth | Toronto Sun warning
Toronto Maple Leafs: Search for General Manager and Head Coach Heating Up | Tip of the Tower
Maple Leafs to approach OHL coach Sheldon Keefe | Sportsnet
Jagr wins MVP, then swiftly retires | IIHF
Jaromír Jágr calls it quits from national team (again) | Prague Post
From Species: Claude Giroux celebrates Canada’s World Championship win with beer, no clothes | BSH
ECF/WCF and Other News
Coach Q denies Chicago’s depth issues, but Kesler suggests otherwise | Pro Hockey Talk
Ducks Depth Wins Game 1, 4-1| Anaheim Calling
Rangers fans, welcome to Amalie Arena! | Raw Charge
Eulogy: Remembering the 2014-15 Montreal Canadiens | Puck Daddy
Montreal, let us say goodbye. What a pathetic run you just had. Just so pitiful, like Glenn Healy's knowledge of Hollywood.
I am posting this article more so that we can make fun of it than anything else.
The Stingrays Continue Kelly Cup Quest | Capitals Outsider
The Solar Bears' divisional rival surges ahead!
The first two rounds of this year’s playoffs have offered some great examples of the strengths and limitations of hockey’s new numbers. What follows are breakdowns of four key teams, their stories and how their playoff paths were – or weren’t – foreseeable from the start.