The Maple Leafs travel to Washington to face the Capitals tonight, but first we get to find out who will play in September at The World Cup of Hockey. While you were asleep, Finland announced it's roster, and Leo Komarov made the team.
You can find today's announcement schedule here, and we will have more coverage through the day, particularly on other Leafs that join the tournament.
We will have a preview of the Leafs @ Capitals game this afternoon. In the meantime, make sure you check out these posts from yesterday.
Should William Nylander play 10 games this season? - PPP
The arguments for and against burning an ELC year.
Watch: Tobias Lindberg score his first goal for the Toronto Marlies - PPP
Lindberg had 2 on the day in a 4-0 Marlies win over the second place Albany Devils.
Interview: Toronto Furies star Natalie Spooner - PPP
Natalie Spooner, recently nominated for CWHL MVP after posting 30 points and 17 goals in 22 games, chatted with PPP. Find the interview inside.
Maple Leafs try to guess teammate in painting again, are still art critics - PPP
"I'm not sure if I really understand what's going on up top there."
Other Hockey News
NHL wants tests on Ludzik to confirm his Parkinson’s disease - Article - TSN
Ludzik, in particular, should be ordered to take a PET scan, which measures brain function, the NHL said. Ludzik "does claim to have a clinical diagnosis of parkinsonism. Thus, a PET scan is necessary and reasonable to test that diagnosis."
An open letter to Jonathan Drouin - Raw Charge
We've never met, I'm just rambling, but as a fan I wanted to address some thing in as direct a capacity as I'm capable.
Tom Wilson's Game is Evolving, Slowly But Surely - Japers' Rink
A look at the Caps' young third-line wing.
Comparing James Reimer and Martin Jones this season - Fear The Fin
The new acquisition comes in with good numbers but how do these numbers compare with the incumbent starter?
Playing the right way: Mike Yeo, time on ice, and deploying quality players - Hockey Wilderness
One of the biggest complaints from Mike Yeo's detractors was that he valued the wrong factors of play when deciding on ice time. It's a solid claim, and it's one that deserves a closer examination.
Somebody threw a shoe on the ice after Brayden Schenn's hat trick - Broad Street Hockey
Who throws a shoe? Honestly.
Jeff Gorton Went All In, Now Alain Vigneault Has To As Well - Blueshirt Banter
The New York Rangers went all in (again) with Eric Staal. Now they need their coach to do the same thing.