Good morning Toronto Maple Leafs fans!

It's the final Friday before Christmas and that means one thing: Vacation time!

Well, if you're a school aged kid anyway. Those wonderful two weeks off where you would play in the snow, get reminded how terrible daytime TV is, or get subjected to long car rides to visit far off relatives you barely remember.

Sure the first two may not apply much now with climate change and streaming apps, but that last one is something I'm subjecting my own kids to! Hurray!

And not everyone has vacation starting today or at all; our own Maple Leafs still have one more game to play tomorrow night against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Hopefully they show up.

You may have thought they were already on vacation last night, after putting up a stinker against the Sabres.

Recap: All Time Buffa-low?
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9-3 is an unforgivable score, especially to the forever rebuilding Sabres.

Sheldon Keefe on Ilya Samsonov’s struggles in the Maple Leafs’ 9-3 loss to Buffalo: “We have to play better in front of him and give him a chance to find himself”
Sheldon Keefe addressed the media after the Maple Leafs’ 9-3 loss to the Buffalo Sabres which dropped the team’s record to 16-8-6. On where it went so wrong for the team: We gave up nine. On where this kind of game came from: I don’t have an answer for that. On what can be done […]

Look at it this way, we gave Sabres fans a great Christmas gift. We're just so generous.

And speaking of generous, I gathered some things to discuss just for you.

One thing you're taught in business is to always find the loopholes, and the New Jersey Devils did that by announcing they would be wearing their pride jerseys during player arrivals to the arena.

McDavid and Draisital joined in with pride tape during warm ups.

Just keep embarrassing the NHL, everyone.

Former Penguin, Capital, Devil, Flyer, Panther, Star, Ranger, and Bruin Jaromir Jagr suited up for his 36th season and got on the scoresheet.

Former NHL star Jaromir Jagr, 51, plays in his 36th pro hockey season in Czechia
Jagr suited up for Kladno on Wednesday and logged 13:44 of ice time

A documentary on Ottawa Senators tank target and first round pick Alexei Yashinandre Daigle will be on Amazon Prime soon.

‘Chosen One: Alexandre Daigle’ to launch Jan. 26 on Prime Video |
Forward was unable to live up to expectations after being No. 1 pick at 1993 NHL Draft

Finally, I thought Newfoundlanders were supposed to be friendly and charming? Way to break stereotypes b'ys!

Newfoundland and Labrador hockey body axes post-game handshakes, citing ‘issues’
The governing body for amateur hockey in Newfoundland and Labrador has banned end-of-game handshakes.

Enjoy your day everyone!