Good morning Toronto Maple Leafs fans!

It's another off day for the Leafs and Bruins, the teams dragging this out even longer.

So, let's wait nervously together.

The Avalanche are up 3-1 over the Jets*, and I thank them.

Nichushkin scores hat trick to lead Avalanche to 5-1 win, leaving Jets on the brink
Winnipeg head coach Rick Bowness referred to the term “self-inflicted” on six occasions Sunday after the Jets dropped a 5-1 decision to Colorado that left his team in must-win mode. “You want to take penalties? You want to play a three-quarter ice game? You’re playing right into their hands,” a frustrated Bowness said in his post-game media availability. The Jets have not had answers for the high-powered Avalanche offence, led by Valeri Nichushkin’s hat trick in a playoff matinee at Bal

Vancouver may be on their third goalie, but they're also on their third win.

Instant Reaction: Brock Boeser scores late hat trick and Elias Lindholm scores OT winner as Canucks take game four in Nashville
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Our first series has ended, with a New York Rangers sweep of Washington.

Recap: Get the Brooms! Rangers Sweep Washington
The Rangers learned the hard way in 2022 that the only thing harder than making a run in the playoffs is making a run by going to several game sevens. That, mixed with the benefit of winning the Presidents’ Trophy and landing a favorable matchup, the Rangers had to take

And Edmonton jumps out to a 3-1 lead over the Kings.

Player grades: Skinner stops kitchen sink, Bouchard bombs the Edmonton Oilers over Los Angeles Kings
Player grades: Edmonton Oilers Los Angeles Kings

Oh, hello old friend.

Finally, it's good to know we have one team to rely on:

Sarah Nurse hat trick against N.Y. helps Toronto secure home ice to open PWHL playoffs | CBC Sports
Sarah Nurse notched her first Professional Women’s Hockey League hat trick as visiting Toronto clinched a top-two seed and home-ice advantage in the first round of playoffs with a 6-2 victory over New York on Sunday.

Enjoy your day!