clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

From the Branches: Auston Matthews allergic to cats, locker room schism?!

New, comments

Nazem Kadri invested in a cat as a stay-at-home companion; Matthews is allergic! Will team cohesion survive?!!!

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Portraits Of The Battersea Dogs Left Behind This Christmas Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

WHEN TOO MUCH IS ENOUGH!

DO WE SENSE DISSENT IN THE ROOM?

UH OH

COULD IT BE THAT KADRI’S CAT TOO MUCH OF A GLORY HOUND???

ICYMI

Furies lose final home series to Inferno

Maple Leafs sniper Mitch Marner has 39 points

The clock is ticking on Kerby Rychel

From 30 Thoughts: Nazem Kadri has Selke aspirations, and he’s right to

The Leafs

Call him Nazem Kat-ri | Toronto Sun
“I’m not going to follow her,” mocked defenceman Jake Gardiner. “I’m not a fan of that cat ... or I just don’t like Naz’s cat.”

Mike Babcock: “We have all the resources and all the opportunity here to have a franchise that is second to none” | MLHS
Babcock opens once again with a discussion of #bellletstalk. Important to him. "What I would say to you in the National Hockey League is it is about mental toughness. It is about playing through aches and pains. It is about grinding it out each and every night. That has nothing to do with mental illness."

Too early in Toronto Maple Leafs' rebuild to think about trading for big-time defenceman | Globe and Mail
"Yes, they are 11 points ahead of last season at this point and on pace to make the playoffs. But no one should lose sight of the fact this is still early in the team’s rebuilding plan (they were 30th in the standings last season)."

Toronto Maple Leafs Should Inquire About Nic Dowd | EIL
"While the rumor is a depth search, or insurance as Friedman puts it, I’d find it hard to imagine Toronto wouldn’t prefer an upgrade rather than another below average NHL player. That’s where Nic Dowd comes in."

Toronto Maple Leafs Rumors: Interest In A Russian Forward | EIL
"After the recent success of Russian players who have come over to the NHL – Panarin, Radulov, Zaitsev – Tkachyov might be a player worth getting excited about."

Add your own other links, Site-mom is late for work!