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FTB: The Maple Leafs showed Tavares how to win

Now the Canadian men’s hockey team can show Germany how to win.

NHL: New York Islanders at Toronto Maple Leafs Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

After spending much of yesterday discussing whether or not John Tavares would come to the Leafs, the Leafs actually had a game against him and the Islanders.

Unfortunately, there was no mid-game trade for Tyler Bozak and a fifth. That was a good thing in the end; Bozak was the only player on either team to score in the shootout.

Olympic Hockey

2018 Olympic women’s hockey: USA wins shootout gold over Canada 3-2 - nafio
Canada settles for silver in the first gold medal shootout in Olympic women’s hockey history.

The Canadian men’s team faced off against Germany in the semi-final match this morning. UPDATE: Germany won and Canada will now play for the bronze medal.

Germany faces the winner of the Czechia vs. Olympic Athletes of Russia game. UPDATE: it was won by Russia 3-0.

NHL Trades and Trade Rumours

It’s that time of the season! Here are the trades both completed and rumoured, like Tavares to the Leafs.

Rangers Trade Grabner to Devils - Blueshirt Banter
Michael Grabner was traded to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for a 2018 second-round pick and prospect Yegor Rykov.

Panthers acquire Vatrano from Bruins - Litter Box Cats
Cats give up third-rounder in 2018 for forward Frank Vatrano.

Three bold blockbusters Wilson should offer at the trade deadline - Fear The Fin
Tavares for Jones Package; Brent Burns / Erik Karlsson Swap; Two Sedins for Two 2020 Twos

Are the Flyers and Sabres looking to make a trade around Sam Reinhart? - Broad Street Hockey
This doesn’t look to be anything more than speculation, but it’s juicy speculation, in any case.

Other Hockey News


Carey Price out indefinitely after suffering a concussion - Eyes On The Prize
A shot to the head against the Flyers has sidelined Montreal’s goalie.

Weber to undergo foot surgery, out for the rest of the season - Eyes On The Prize
The injury sustained in the first game of the year has ended Shea Weber's season.

Josh Bailey, Islanders Nearing Contract Extension? - Lighthouse Hockey
Something around 5-6 years at $5 million is close, says league insider Bob McKenzie.