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[Monday's FTB]: O Canada

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Canada wins, and so do you.

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"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:

Hockey's Cap

What do y'all think?

Leafs

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

IIHF

Million-dollar Maple Leafs: Canada golden in dominating 6-1 win | IIHF

Crosby in Triple Gold Club: Canadian captain finally gets Worlds gold | IIHF

Canada tops World Ranking: Olympic & World Champion takes over | IIHF

USA beats Czech Republic for bronze medal at IIHF World Championship | CBS Sports

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

(SLMLD)

Ducks Depth Wins Game 1, 4-1| Anaheim Calling

Chicago loses series opener, 4-1 | SCH

Rangers fans, welcome to Amalie Arena! | Raw Charge

Ducks’ Frederik Andersen Robs Patrick Kane With Insane Stick Save (Video) | NESN

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.

Canada’s long-lasting Stanley Cup failure stretches to 21 seasons | The National

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!

Man who scammed NHL in 1990s faces another Ohio fraud case | Times Union

The rise of hockey’s new math: How to predict an unpredictable game | Mirtle

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.