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Thursday’s FTB: The big free agent signing scores two

Two games into the season and we’re already in re-runs

Winnipeg Jets v Minnesota Wild - Game Four Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

The Toronto Maple Leafs once again defeated the Ottawa Senators in pre-season action last night and once again the score was 4-1, and once again a big new free agent signing scores two goals.

It wasn’t John Tavares this time, but another new face: the recently bought out Tyler Ennis.

Is Kyle Dubas a secret genius? Did he know what he was getting on the cheap after the Minnesota Wild bought him out?

Maybe. But it’s probably that the Ottawa Senators are just really, really, really, bad.

Here are your morning links, but first, the game in six:

In case you missed it yesterday....

Toronto Maple Leafs podcast: Shades of Hockey - Episode One - Pension Plan Puppets
Oh, hey! A new podcast!

The wonderful world of the Atlantic Division Part 1: No Erik Karlsson or Max Pacioretty - Pension Plan Puppets
Who are contenders, who are pretenders, and who’s just there?

Women’s Hockey Wednesday: NWHL and CWHL pre-season begins - Pension Plan Puppets
Plus news from the already-started SDHL and WHL, an interesting interview with Rob Morgan and the UNB Reds return!

Other, non us, stuff.....

Chronicling the 1999 Dallas Stars: The Beginning - Defending Big D
2018-19 marks the 20 year anniversary of the Stanley Cup Championship that serves as the defining moment in the history of the Dallas Stars Franchise. This gives Stars fans the perfect excuse to look back and remember the greatness that was 1999.

Is It Time for a New Buffalo Sabres Goal Song? - Die By The Blade
Should the team "clear its throat" and move on from the DJ Kool classic?

Sabres, Reinhart Make A Deal - Die By The Blade
Two-year bridge contract works for both sides

How to bandwagon the San Jose Sharks in 2018-19 - Fear The Fin
Erik Karlsson is here, so hello Ottawa Senators fans, we love you.

Oh, and hey, looks like the apple didn’t even fall off the tree...

The NHL needs to send a message with its punishment for Max Domi - Eyes On The Prize
His actions against Aaron Ekblad don’t belong in the game of hockey.

Please never fire Marc Bergevin, Habs.