Zach Hyman's first NHL goal | PPP


Repost: Zach Hyman flying low on Maple Leafs prospect radar | Dangle
"I’ve known Zach for a long time," Dubas said. "He’s been excellent for us in all regards. He’s one of the best penalty-killers in the league. After a slow start offensively, he’s really started to come along and is producing very well. He’s top 11 in the league in scoring for rookies."

Recap: Sabres 4, Leafs 3 (SO) | PPP
The Leafs blew two separate 2-goal leads and dropped the extra point to Buffalo.

It’s time for the Maple Leafs to gain a little confidence | Sportsnet
"The feisty Finn is the closest thing to a captain this group has right now and he wasn’t just speaking for himself. The Leafs played plenty well enough to beat the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night – stop us if you’ve heard this before – but crumbled in the third period."

Soshnikov making splash with Maple Leafs | The AHL
"I don't think I've ever seen anybody just go, go, go, go, go," said goaltender Garret Sparks, a teammate of Soshnikov's both with the Leafs and AHL's Toronto Marlies. "He's one of those guys who just doesn't really have an off-switch."

The kids are alright: Maple Leafs youth impressive despite loss to Senators | The other person named Acharya at Yahoo
"Playing out the stretch, the most intriguing part of watching the Toronto Maple Leafs is gauging the progress of their prospects."

Jagr passes Howe for third all time on NHL point list | Sports Illustrated
"Forty four-year old ageless wonder Jaromir Jagr assisted on the goal, tallying his 1,851st career point in the process."

NHL says 'no final decisions' reached on expansion | Puck Daddy
"On Monday, the NHL reiterated that no decision has been made on NHL expansion after a Montreal-area radio station reported otherwise."

Why are Canada's NHL teams so bad this season? The conspiracy theories explored | The Guardian
"So what’s going on? How can all seven teams from a hockey mad nation be so bad at the same time? There are a handful of theories, some better than others."

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