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From the Branches: What can Brown do for you?

It's a good Friday for Connor Brown.

John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports

Connor Brown scored his first NHL goal, and Nazem Kadri was the OT hero in a wild 6-5 Leafs win over the Ducks last night. Check out our recap for all the details.

It was 4-1 (Happy Ending Version): Ducks (5) vs Leafs (6) - OT - Pension Plan Puppets
A crazy game ends with the Leafs grabbing 2 points from the heavily favoured Ducks.

Leafs European prospects in the playoffs - Pension Plan Puppets
Let's take a moment and catch up on the European prospects, rumoured and firmly in hand both.

Canadian Junior Hockey Players Brawl For Extremely Canadian Reason
Here we have two junior hockey teams—the Flin Flon Bombers in white, and the Weyburn Red Wings in red—getting into a postgame brawl because one of the Red Wings players tried to make off with a severed moose leg that was tossed onto the ice by Bombers fans. A moose leg!

Expiring contracts are the missing piece of the NHL expansion draft puzzle - Broad Street Hockey
"The league year does not end until June 30th. The expansion draft would be held a week in advance of that date. Per the letter of the law, teams with contracts ending on 6/30 that contain NMCs would be forced to waste protection spots despite possibly having no interest in re-signing the players."

Are the Kings One of the Most Consistent Teams in the NHL? - Jewels From The Crown
"People love to say that LA is one of the most consistent teams, and that it is one of their strengths. It also happens to be one of the claims we can analyze by looking at the stats."

Your goal review controversy of the day comes courtesy of a "save" by Roberto Luongo.

As you can imagine, the Boston crowd was restrained and polite in their disagreement with the no-goal call by the situation room. (JACK EDWARDS WARNING!)

Remembering the Holy Cross Upset 10 Years Later - SB Nation College Hockey
"Ten years ago today, March 24th, 2006, the greatest upset in college hockey history occurred when Holy Cross defeated Minnesota 4-3 in overtime in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. This game wasn't just a surprising, crazy result. It was a 'cultural moment'. It was a "Where you were you when..." moment. I'm not sure college hockey had ever seen anything like it before, and certainly has not seen anything close to it since."