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Sunday’s FTB: No sleep for the wicked or the Leafs as they have another game tonight

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You might still be celebrating beating the Habs, but the Leafs are in New York to visit the Rangers.

Philadelphia Flyers v New York Rangers Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

It’s another game day, and we’ll have the preview for you later, but until then, catch up on what you’ve missed.

Last night’s recap short version:

Long version:

Toronto Maple Leafs game recap: John Tavares is the overtime hero - Pension Plan Puppets
William Nylander, who will be a Maple Leafs player for the next five seasons, also said hello.

The rest of our work:

CWHL Recap: Toronto Furies lose 4-1 to les Canadiennes de Montréal - Pension Plan Puppets
A shorthanded goal from Natalie Spooner can’t save her team from troublesome nets, a fluke goal and Montréal firepower.

Who’s good, who’s on the bubble and who’s a lottery team in the NHL? - Pension Plan Puppets
With just over two weeks to the trade deadline, now’s the time to decide if you’re in the game on merit or not.


This was the exciting trade on Saturday, so I’m hoping the Rangers do something silly before today’s game.

There was a host of games, and one of them was the Flyers stomping the Ducks. But I’m sure the Ducks are happy with their GM and coach.

Averman would be the best player in this Mighty Ducks sequel - Broad Street Hockey
Postgame reaction following the Flyers’ 6-2 blowout win over the Ducks.

This happened:

This is amazing:

There won’t be a Euro Report this week, and I think i’m moving it to Monday for the rest of the season. Right now, most teams are on break for the Euro Hockey Tour’s last stop. This is the one the GMs like to go to because it’s in Sweden and everyone speaks English. So they’ll all find some guy to be the next Par Lindholm and then bid him up.

There’s one interesting prospect who isn’t playing on a national team this weekend because he’s American. Uffe Bodin wrote him up, and he really is an interesting case:

BODIN: Ten SHL free agents of interest to NHL teams | EP Rinkside
For the past several years, the European free agent market has been of great interest to NHL teams. Although the rights to most prospects get picked up through the draft, there’s always a...

Nick Ebert, Örebro

The American defenseman was drafted 211th and last overall by the Los Angeles Kings 2012 and spent three seasons in the AHL before moving to Europe. This season, he has been anything but “Mr. Irrelevant” in the SHL. His booming slapshot and strong puck-moving ability have made him the second most productive d-man in the league with seven goals and 24 points in 35 games.

The Marlies won yesterday, and we’ll have Species has a recap of their win.

Marlies defeat Thunderbirds 4-2 on Saturday - Pension Plan Puppets
The Marlies had the Force with them on Star Wars Night.