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Wednesday’s FTB: Auston Matthews changes agencies, Islanders clean house

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Do negotiations get tougher now for the Leafs? No...

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While scrolling through twitter this morning I saw this in my timeline:

Interesting news eh? This sounds like Auston Matthews is making a power move to increase the negotiating skill on his side of the table when the Leafs want to talk extension.

Or, I mean, it could just be this:

So his agent switched agencies, and Matthews still has the same guy representing him. Always follow more than one person on twitter.

Here are your links.

On This Day: The Penguins Are Born - PensBurgh
And the next day, they declared bankruptcy for the first time.

The Noon Number: Kuzya Can - Japers' Rink
A look at some astounding offense from #92 in red

Down Goes Brown: The 2018 playoff all-disappointment team
We’d better get our complaining in while we still can.

Examining a potential Hurricanes and Sabres trade for Ryan O’Reilly - Die By The Blade
Can Carolina and Buffalo help each other shake up their rosters?

Doug Weight Fired: Who will coach the Islanders? - Lighthouse Hockey
Whether Lou Lamoriello goes old school or new school will be a sign of what to expect from the new era

Lamoriello: Snow, Weight removed because Islanders need ‘culture change’ - Lighthouse Hockey
But everything else, including scouts and staff, is the same (for now).

Lou really took a hatchet to the Islanders front office, eh? It’s about time and hopefully this puts them in a rebuilding move and Tavares finally decides to hit free agency.

A man can dream, eh?