clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Tuesday’s FTB is sad to report that PPP has a LBI and will be out for 4-6 weeks

We hope to be back for the playoffs, but we’re totally skipping this boring part of the season.

Coors Light NHL Stadium Series - Toronto Maple Leafs v Washington Capitals
The only thing good about this game were the photos.
Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

It’s that time of year when everyone suddenly is out for the season.

Victor Mete is also out for about six weeks (too bad he didn’t go back to junior, eh, Hunter brothers?) so naturally, the Habs are calling up their top defensive prospect. That’s Rinat Valiev, you may have heard of him?

He wanted an NHL shot, well now he’s getting one. The Habs have also called up Zachary Fucale, so pencil in March 17 as the day the Leafs get to play this encroyable roster.

Meanwhile St. Louis, who seem to be willing themselves to failure have lost Jay Bouwmeester for the rest of the season.

So, the Wild will get Jordan Greenway as soon as his college season is over, so not feeling too sorry for them. I wonder what they’d do to sign Kirill Kaprizov who is close to a point per game in the KHL at 20 years old?

The Leafs play Dallas soon too.

Another theory on McAvoy:

All of this makes the Leafs missing Auston Matthews for a few games seem sort of tame and dull. So dull, that, ow, my knee, OMG. Yeah, we’re just going to rehab in Mexico until April 8 when the Boo-ins play the Panthers on the last day of the season. Yeah, that’s it. We’re not tanking, no, we’re just hurt. Just like all those Habs. (The sad fact is, I think all those Habs really are hurt.)

Regina considered by NHL for possible outdoor game - Sportsnet.ca
The NHL planned to send staff members to an outdoor WHL game in Regina, as the league is searching for Canadian venues to hold outdoor games.

The 20 most notable trades from David Poile, the NHL's winningest GM - Sportsnet.ca
Nashville Predators general manager David Poile is now the winningest GM in NHL history. Here's a look at some of his most notable front-office moves.

Leafs’ Marner scoring at elite pace | Toronto Star
After suffering through a rough start offensively, Mitch Marner leads the Leafs in points and is on pace to beat his impressive rookie totals. With Auston Matthews still out, the blue and white need the boost more than ever.

St. John’s ECHL affiliate for the Toronto Maple Leafs is in limbo - Katya
What’s going on in the quest to bring the Leafs ECHL franchise to St. John’s?

Have a great day everyone, and get ready for the next Leafs game which is sometime in the next week or so.