Good morning Toronto Maple Leafs fans!

What a game last night, eh? Love high scoring games, especially when it's game two of a back to back.

Recap: Leafs take it to the Rangers to get Jones the win
Martin Jones is undefeated as a Leafs goalie.

Seeing the Leafs score seven goals got me thinking about the number seven. What other Leafy sevens do we have?

There's the jersey seven, currently retired for both King Clancy and Tim Horton.

Maple Leafs by the Numbers #7: Horton, Clancy, or Bentley?
Oh wait there’s Lanny McDonald and Joe Primeau too.…

The Maple Leafs won their seventh Stanley Cup in 1948, with a score of 7-2 over the Detroit Red Wings.

Paul Larose was the first ever seventh round pick by the Leafs. He never made it to the NHL. But played 33 WHA games for Quebec, Michigan, and Baltimore.

The first ever 7th overall pick turned out much better. Terry Sawchuk was picked 7th in the 1964 "Secret Draft"

July 1, 1964 | The Hockey News Archive
The Hockey News has been providing the most comprehensive coverage of the world of hockey since 1947. In each issue, you’ll find news, features and opinions abo…

Frank Mahovlich is seventh all time in Leafs scoring with 597 points, only 17 more than Mitch Marner, and 27 more than Auston Matthews.

Speaking of Auston Matthews, he's seventh all time for shots by a Maple Leaf, with 2,012.

Finally, for our seventh tidbit, Harry Lumley is seventh all time in wins (103) and losses (106) for a Maple Leafs goaler.

Now, here are seven things to chat about.

The All-Star Skills competition is changing, thanks to Connor McDavid. Just in time for his future team to host.

McDavid aids NHL in its skills competition revamp
The NHL All-Star Skills competition, which will take place at 7 p.m. ET on Feb. 2 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, is getting a major overhaul in 2024 thanks to creative input from Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid.

The St. Louis Blues made a late night coaching change.

St. Louis Blues fire Craig Berube, name Drew Bannister head coach
Bannister will be behind the bench Thursday when the Blues host the Ottawa Senators.

The Washington Capitals are playing the relocation threat game as their billionaire owner wants tax money for arena upgrades. Don't worry, they'll still be near DC. The proposed spot is only four miles away.

DC offers $500M in arena renovations as Wizards, Capitals owner prepares relocation plans, source says - WTOP News
The majority owner of the Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards, Ted Leonsis, is expected to join Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin at a Wednesday morning event in Potomac Yard.

The PWHL rosters are set for the first season.

Toronto announces roster for inaugural PWHL season
23 players and 3 reserves for each team.

The NHLPA thinks six games for a first time suspension is a bit much for David Perron. I don't know about that, he did attack an innocent bystander.

Manitoba has a "Hockey Heritage Day" coming up.

Honouring Manitoba’s hockey heritage
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Finally, big controversies at the World Cup when Spain is..wait. Spain? World Cup? Field? Aw dang it, that's the wrong hockey.

Hockey Junior World Cup 2023: Video referrals for Spain causes controversy, field umpires have final word
Spain went on to convert the controversial penalty corner and take a 2-1 lead and it was a crucial moment that tilted the game in Spain’s favour, which won the match 4-2.

Anyway, enjoy your day!