William Nylander picked up a goal and two assists last night. Read all about it in our recap.

Recap: Leafs 5, Flames 2 - PPP
The Marlies handed the Flames another embarrassing loss.

For the other side's point of view, here's the M&G recap.

Jonas Hiller And The Flames Fall Flat In Toronto - Matchsticks and Gasoline
Even a short-handed goal couldn't help the Flames find the chemistry to win against the Leafs.

Nylander proving he’s ready to help Leafs right away - The Globe and Mail
"Nylander is scoring, with four goals and three assists, including five points in his last two games. The Leafs are winning, consistently, with a 5-2-1 record in their last eight games. Babcock? He wouldn’t dream of shifting him out of his natural position, even with Tyler Bozak expected back for the next game."

Mike Babcock, various injured Leafs join kids for a game of Volt hockey - PPP
It's not ice hockey or even sledge hockey, but Volt hockey lets people who might not be able to play otherwise get a chance at Canada's game.

NCAA signings

It's that time of year. Here is who is going where.

Cornell's Reece Willcox Signs with Philadelphia Flyers

Gophers Hockey: Hudson Fasching signs with Buffalo Sabres

Penguins sign prospect Jake GuentzelOther News

Former Leafs GM Brian Burke thrives in a different role in Calgary - The Globe and Mail
"Gone these days, too, is much of Burke’s bluster. To hear those in Calgary tell it, the Flames president of hockey operations is a mellower version of his former self, often out of the limelight after playing a starring role in the press during those tumultuous four years in Toronto. There are no more wars with the media. Mostly just friendly hellos."

Blackhawks prospect Garret Ross pulled from AHL lineup after 'revenge porn' charge - Second City Hockey
Ross was a fifth-round pick in the 2012 NHL Draft.

NHL, former players await key ruling in concussion lawsuit - TSN
"The NHL has asked the judge overseeing the lawsuit to stop the discovery process — the exchanging of relevant documents and emails and depositions of key employees and league officials — until she rules on the NHL’s motion to have the case dismissed on pre-emption grounds."

Would the Arizona Coyotes really trade Max Domi for Auston Matthews? - Five For Howling
What a Domi for Matthews proposal says about the allure of Auston Matthews to Arizona in general.

James Reimer elevates Sharks goaltending - Fear The Fin
Check out the sv% chart and who is at the top right, and who is at the bottom left.

Sportsnet will look to the stars in Stanley Cup coverage - The Star
Ratings have dipped as the Canadian teams have struggled, so the focus will be on the players instead.

Statistics-free sports prediction - Alexander Dubbs [PDF DOWNLOAD]
"Abstract: We use a simple machine learning model, logistically-weighted regularized linear least squares regression, in order to predict baseball, basketball, football, and hockey games. We do so using only the thirty-year record of which visiting teams played which home teams, on what date, and what the final score was. No real "statistics" are used."

Chicken Diaper, Removable Liner - My Pet Chicken
I hope you are all using diapers for your pet chickens and not letting them freely poop everywhere.