The Leafs have scored 12 goals over two games to start the season, and while scoring is often high before the league gets into midseason form, this is really fun!

Game two, win two, hat trick number two
Two hat tricks in two games for Auston Matthews. Maple Leafs win their second of the year and let’s celebrate!

Sure, buddy who got a hat trick again.

Quick Shifts: How Ryan Reaves is changing Maple Leafs culture
Ryan Reaves is coming in hot | Paul Maurice’s speech to first-timers | Why the Jets and Sabres locked up fast | What Shane Doan is telling Matthew Knies + 7 more NHL goodies in this week’s Quick Shifts.

Who could've seen this coming!

It seems clear the Leafs haven't made a decision on a goal song. At least they're going through a process and in some way getting fan feedback. We'll see what they end up with but Seldo's vote for Way Up is excellent and I endorse it.

The Toronto ??? of the PWHL have hired Tuula Puputti to be Hockey Ops Manager, presumably working under GM Gina Kingsbury?

Arty, Moldy, and Cow have some highlights today from Brian.

And here are the scores from Saturday night.

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