Last night the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 to win their 5th straight game of the pre-season thanks to the usual crowd: William Nylander, Auston Matthews, and Magic Mitch Marner. They only have one more pre-season game to go tonight, then it’s time for the real thing!
The Toronto Marlies had their first pre-season game yesterday and lost 3-2 in overtime, after being down 2-0 with a few minutes to go in the third. Piccinich had their first goal with a sharp angle snipe on the PP....
And the Leafs’ 2C of the future, Adam Brooks, tied it up thanks to a lucky bounce...
Onto the links!
PPP’s masthead used the power of our hivemind to put together a hiveroundtable about the main story lines in this pre-season: the battle for the 4C, 6th defenseman, and what the hell they’re going to do with all those wingers!
Filed under “Know Thy Enemy” is a preview of the Boston Bruins done by massive nerd Dom Lushiz... Dom Lusciv... Scrabble. I’m just gonna call him Scrabble now.
Sportsnet has a feature on the Edmonton Oilers’ little pre-season miracle Kailer Yamamoto and how he seems like a lock to get at least a 9 game tryout in the NHL after leading the pre-season with 5 goals.
Someone named Andy Strickland says that Jagr is reportedly talking with three NHL teams currently. Come on three mystery teams, one of you do the thing!
Have a great weekend everybody! The NHL regular season is just right around the corner BUDS ALL DAY!
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The NHL regular season finally starting again!
Thanksgiving - gobble gobble!
Halloween, or at least the cheap unsold candy you can buy after it and yes I know that’s technically November what are you the month police?
Putting that god forsaken September heat wave in the rear view mirror never to be spoken of again