Hockey! Sometimes it's Good And Fun, sometimes Justin Williams stomps on your heart right in front of you. Mercifully, the Maple Leafs didn't make us stay up too late to watch the Capitals take a 3-2 series lead--if you want more details, read JP Nikota's recap here. We've got until Sunday to rest, rehydrate, and emotionally prepare ourselves for the scream-fest that will be Game 6 in Toronto.
"See you in a couple days."— Jonas Siegel (@jonassiegel) April 22, 2017
Mike Babcock said this to every staff-member at Verizon Center as he walked to the team bus.
Babs has the right idea.
The Bruins live to fight another day.
Maple Leafs - Capitals series has been brought to you by Claus Andersen - Pension Plan Puppets
Claus Andersen, a photographer for Getty images, is bringing the Leafs first round playoff series to life, one still frame at a time.
Maple Leafs are getting points from all over the lineup - Pension Plan Puppets
Balance is what this team has been about all season. It’s continuing into the playoffs.
Are the Pegulas the new Harold Ballard? - Pension Plan Puppets
Cheapskate, overly involved owners who are meddling in Hockey Operations? Sounds familiar.
Maple Leafs News
Maple Leafs and Capitals hoping for more from Andersen and Holtby - Sportsnet.ca
To borrow an indelible phrase from Randy Carlyle — the only head coach free and clear to Round 2 — the goaltending in the dead-even Washington Capitals–Toronto Maple Leafs series has been just OK.
‘We want to be that team’: Could Mark Scheifele’s young Winnipeg Jets be the next Toronto Maple Leafs? | National Post
Scheifele, one of the NHL's elite centres as of this season, headlines a talented core group in Winnipeg that has yet to reach its full potential
News Around the League
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Victor Hedman named Norris Trophy finalist with Brent Burns and Erik Karlsson - Raw Charge
I broke down a few stats to see who might win.