Happy Friday! The Leafs have the tonight off after flattening the Panthers yesterday.
Toronto Maple Leafs @MapleLeafs now that's was a game to enjoy, I totally agree with the three stars tonight,I just wish we could fit in Mitch Marner. John Taveres was "super" tonight. Go Leafs Go.— Marietta Dubas (@grammadubie) December 21, 2018
Next up is cramming in two games this weekend before the NHL takes a three day break for Christmas. The Marlies are out in Laval for back-to-back games starting tonight. They are back in town to play the Senators on Boxing Day at SBA.
Maple Leafs’ Zach Hyman to miss at least 3 weeks - Katya
There’s a lot of downtime in there, so that’s one positive.
Cooter has a melt down when he’s told to go get a concussion check after a play where no boarding penalty was called.
I’ll spare you an embed of the video of that shows Connor Murphy’s face a few seconds after this hit. If you really want to see it, you can click here.
A closer look at what happened to Murphy ... ugh. #Blackhawks pic.twitter.com/lvXomtsnoE— Cristiano Simonetta (@CMS_74_) December 21, 2018
Light at the end of the tunnel - Broad Street Hockey
Flyers fans feel a sense of relief that overshadows some pretty blatant missteps in the wake of major changes.
Common Sense to Dallas Stars: Get Tarasenko (or somebody) - Defending Big D
As impressive as it is the Stars have remained on the edges of the Western Conference’s playoff race, more was expected from this team.
Tignish hockey team shows winning isn’t everything - The Journal Pioneer
Moments after Kara MacRae, goalie for the Charlottetown-based Capital District Cyclones, had shut the door on the Aces, she received an extra special nod from her opponents. Both Kara and her mother, Violet Robinson, are fighting cancer.