Someone get the man a sandwich.

Babcock didn’t like the first ten minutes, and no one did, but he like most of us watching thought Ozhiganov had a good game.

And  here he is:

Despite the different accent, he really reminds me of Zaitsev when he talks.


The CWHL got rolling last night, and both GTA teams played.

CWHL Recap: Thunder dominated 6-0 while the Furies were frustrated 5-1 - mediajunkie and Nafio
There were six goals in each game. Sadly, this only worked out for one of our teams.

They both play tomorrow in the afternoon, so if you want to get prepared to watch, here are the previews:

2018-19 Toronto Furies preview: A new day dawns
Markham Thunder preview: Can they repeat?

Marlies and Growlers

The Marlies are not having a great opening to their season, and Hardev has the story on the latest epic loss:

Recap: Marlies lose 7-4 to Utica Comets

Everblades produce fine edge, hand Newfoundland Growlers their first-ever loss | Hockey | Sports | The Telegram
Florida earns weekend split, rebounds from a 3-2 setback in Friday's season-opener to win by the same score at Mile One Saturday


Canadiens vs. Penguins Top Six Minutes: Niemi wins the shootout battle - Eyes On The Prize
The Canadiens recovered from an off first period to beat the Penguins in penalty shots.

Recap: Not as bad as the score indicates, but still not good - The Cannon
A night to forget in Tampa

Capitals vs. Maple Leafs Recap: Toronto Topples Caps in Impressive Road Win - Japers' Rink
A strong third period from the Maple Leafs leads to a 4 to 2 Toronto victory

Recap: Oilers 2 @ Rangers 1 - The Copper & Blue
Be warned, this isn’t rainbows and unicorns

Flyers vs. Golden Knights recap, score: Fleury steals the show in painful 1-0 loss - Broad Street Hockey
What is Marc-Andre Fleury’s deal?

Aho Leads Canes to Comeback Win Against the Wild - Canes Country
Aho starred and the Canes never gave up as they improved to 4-0-1.

Wings Get a Bruising in Beantown, Lose 8-2 - Winging It In Motown
League’s best line proves too much for young Wings team

Ottawa Senators Defeat Los Angeles Kings 5-1 - Silver Seven
Despite being outshot, the Sens managed to pull away and maintain their lead.

The late games were on late. They had scores in them. Sorry, that’s all I got.