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Victoria Day FTB: William Nylander Takes Home Gold & Tournament MVP

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William Nylander Should Probably Get Used To This Whole Winning Thing

Canada v Sweden - 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship - Gold Medal game Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images

Good morning, and happy Victoria Day. It is not all happy-go-lucky in Leafs land today, as William Nylander is struggling to find room to store all of his awards. After winning the gold medal and the tournament MVP of the World Championships yesterday, this crisis must be stressful.

In case you missed it, here’s a look at Nylander’s celebration:


2017 IIHF World Championships comes to a close: William Nylander wins gold, bowls over Lundqvist - Pension Plan Puppets
Mitch Marner will have to settle for silver.

Chris Lee wants to come home - Pension Plan Puppets
He is arguably the KHL’s premier defenceman, and he’s looking for work.

Kessel Plays His Cards Right With Penguins: Arthur- Toronto Star

The former Leaf scored again yesterday, and he continues to rack up the points in the playoffs year after year.

Fourth Line Center Options for the Upcoming Season - Pension Plan Puppets
This Fanpost from Nick DeS looks at how to address Toronto’s depth problem up the middle.

Eastern Conference Final (Penguins Take 3-2 Series Lead In Commanding Fashion):

Game 5 Recap: Penguins dominate, take 3-2 series lead - PensBurgh
Pittsburgh completely demolished Ottawa with outstanding offensive pressure, riding off dark horse Carter Rowney, set-up man Evgeni Malkin, and their three-assist performances.

Senators Get Blown Out 7-0 by Penguins in Game 5 - Silver Seven
This was all a bad dream and we’re going to wake up to find out it never happened, right?

Memorial Cup:

2017 Memorial Cup recap: The Windsor Spitfires score a touchdown against Seattle Thunderbirds - Pension Plan Puppets
Seven to one. Jeremy Bracco’s Windsor Spitfires improve to 2-0.

Everything You Need to Know About Watching the 99th Memorial Cup- The Bloggers Tribune

A good look at the best players to keep an eye on. This is particularly useful ahead of the NHL entry draft.

Enjoy your day.