As reported yesterday, the Maple Leafs are about to sign goaltender Jeff Glass to a try-out contract. He is not expected to stick around past training camp, unless there is a surprise injury, which, given this team, means he should start looking around for a place to rent.
The important thing about this signing are the fantastic pun opportunities, both for winning and losing. Check out these links and then get to it in the comments!
WATCH: Carl Grundström scores! - KatyaKnappe
[Species: What are you doing today, hmmm? Another lazy summer Sunday sitting around reading blogs on the internet? Carl Grundstrom is already playing hockey and scoring goals. Why can't you be more like Carl Grundstrom? Carl Grundstrom would have already mowed the lawn, and would be out there cleaning out the garage right now!]
[EDITOR'S NOTE: Please keep reading this blog and do not go clean out the garage.]
A decade with the ‘Dogs: 10 years of split loyalties - Elseldo
When the Leafs were at their worst, a new team came to the rescue.
Adding "toughness" was offseason priority for the Canadiens – ProHockeyTalk
Josh Ho-Sang is wide awake - Sportsnet.ca
When Josh Ho-Sang was late for the first day of Islanders training camp last fall, he was told not to bother coming at all. Now, he says the snap demotion was the best thing that could have happened to him.
Coyotes to raise banners honoring historic cap hits - Lighthouse Hockey
Pavel Datsyuk, Dave Bolland and Chris Pronger will have their cap numbers honored by the team, commemorating almost $29 million in combined dead cap space and exactly zero games played together.
On vague remarks tied to contract negotiations - Raw Charge
Kucherov's older brother posts a vague tweet about Nikita's contract negotiations, complete with a GIF, and everyone is trying to decode what it means.
Losing Benn And Keith Stings For Team Canada - TSS
Mike Babcock's going to have a more challenging World Cup than he anticipated.
Round 2 of the Top 25 Under 25 Community will begin... whenever I finish making the post!