James Reimer has skated at the ACC for the final time this season. I am thankful we don't have to see him here in a Sharks uniform, or any other team's, at least for the rest of this season.

James Reimer Traded to San Jose Sharks - PPP
The Sharks finally get some goaltending stability in James Reimer. And the Leafs? Not a lot.

Leafs trade James Reimer for Alex Stalock: who is he? - PPP
It's time to get to know the new guy.

Sharks acquire Reimer from Maple Leafs - Fear The Fin
Alex Stalock, Ben Smith, and a conditional draft pick go to Toronto for Reimer and Jeremy Morin.

Transcript of Lou Lamoriello conference call on Reimer trade. - MLHS

Mouse is all aboard the tank!

Leafs News

You know who isn't gone yet? P.A. Parenteau. He is being a big tease too. Yesterday he left practice early, but it turns out he just had some "soreness". Then in last night's game he left looking injured, potentially ending the possibility of a trade. It turned out he is OK. Last night may have been his last game as a Leaf.

Leafs have 28 picks through the 2018 draft - PPP
Lou goes shopping to stock the farm!

Mitch Marner in a league of his own in OHL - PPP
Top Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Mitch Marner is thriving as one of the OHL's best players for the second consecutive season, and he's running out of things to prove.

Leafs and Marlies are short one goalie after trading James Reimer - PPP
The James Reimer trade briefly left The Marlies without a goaltender. Enter the EBUG.

Watch: potential Leaf Nikita Zaitsev score in the KHL playoffs - PPP
Zaitsev's favourite step up and shoot move sealed the deal for CSKA today and sent them to the next round of the playoffs.

Clube's nickname is Dickie. Yep.

Oh, and The Leafs played the Habs last night too. You really don't want to read about it.

New additions start strong, Pacioretty takes over from there - Eyes On The Prize
The Canadiens lost Tomas "Flash" Fleischmann, and fan-favourite Dale Weise in a trade to the Chicago Blackhawks, but hockey goes on and the Habs proved that by beating the Leafs on Saturday night.


It was a really busy day for trades, yesterday. This year no one wants to wait for the deadline. The Sportsnet deadline pizza party will be nothing but Doug MacLean eating chicken wings for six hours.

Flames trade Jiri Hudler to the Panthers - Matchsticks and Gasoline
The Flames have traded the pending UFA to The Panthers in exchange for a pair of draft picks.

Panthers acquire Jiri Hudler, Teddy Purcell and Jakub Kindl - Litter Box Cats
Dale Tallon acquires trio of vets to stock the Cats for a playoff run

St. Louis swaps Swedish saucer savers - St. Louis Game Time
In the wee hours of Saturday morning, the St. Louis Blues sent goalie propsect Niklas Lundstrom and a fifth round pick in this year's draft to the Oilers for back-up goalie Anders Nilsson.

The Tomas Fleischmann and Dale Weise trade was exactly what the Habs needed - Eyes On The Prize
Whether or not you think the trade was good, it opens up space for young players, and that is exactly what the Canadiens need.

Sabres and Ottawa make blockbuster trade...of AHL players - Die By The Blade
The Sabres acquire four players for Rochester and bid farewell to three of their own.

Bye Captain and the World of Tomorrow: Looking at Dano and the Andrew Ladd trade - Arctic Ice Hockey
"I saw a great disturbance on the Twitterverse, as if thousands of Jets fans suddenly cried out in wonder and were suddenly joyful. I fear something newsworthy has happened."

Trade Rumours

Would the Arizona Coyotes trade Mikkel Boedker for Jonathan Drouin? - Five For Howling
Could the Coyotes be the right fit for Drouin?

Report: Jamie McGinn likely to be traded, Sabres looking for second round pick - Die By The Blade
McGinn is the expiring contract that will likely get the biggest return Monday.

Michael Raffl likely to either be extended or traded by deadline, per report - Broad Street Hockey
The Flyers are dangling their versatile Austrian winger in trade talks, but are fully prepared to re-sign him to an extension if their requests are not met.

Conflicting reports about Scott Hartnell to Nashville - On the Forecheck
In which Travis Yost learns to leave the insider stuff to the insiders.

Signings and Waivers

It's more than trades happening out there. Players are getting resigned and some well known names are going on waivers.

Braydon Coburn's new contract with the Lightning - Raw Charge
3 years at $3.7M. Just what are the Bolts getting by retaining Braydon Coburn in the defensive corps?

Senators to Sign Chris Neil to One-Year Extension - Silver Seven

Olli Maatta gets a 6-year extension at $4.1M AAV- PensBurgh
Instead of another trade, the Penguins announced the extension of the young blueliner.

CWHL Playoffs

Alyssa Baldin is like "WTF just happened?"

Natalie Spooner scores in semi-final loss to Canadiennes - PPP
The Toronto Furies hoped for better in their first semi-final matchup against Les Canadiennes de Montreal.

Johnston, special teams the difference as Inferno head to Clarkson Cup Final - Matchsticks and Gasoline
Rebecca Johnston scored the game-winning goal with 7:33 left in the third period to help her team sweep the Thunder and head to its first-ever Clarkson Cup Final.

Last Night's Other Games

Incredible save.


Nice shot in the WHL.

SB Nation Game Recaps

Stadium Series Showstopper - Winging It In Motown
Brad Richards' late goal gave the Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 lead en route to a 5-3 win in the NHL Stadium Series game against the Colorad Avalanche.

Zibanejad Makes History In Amazing Comeback Win Over Calgary - Silver Seven
Mika Zibanejad scores fastest hat-trick in team history to complete 6-4 comeback win over the Flames

Kevin Klein's Late Goal Gives Rangers 3-2 Win Over Stars - Blueshirt Banter
The New York Rangers caught a huge break late in the third period, and thanks to Kevin Klein, they defeated the Stars 3-2 in regulation.

Jackets 4 Panthers 3 (SO) - The Cannon
There was a lot to love with Forsberg scoring his second hat trick in three games and Pekka Rinne recording a shutout. The Predators have been fantastic as of late and the big question now is they can keep it going.

Philly moves within one point of playoff spot after 4-2 win - Broad Street Hockey
A big win catapults the Flyers, at least temporarily, ahead of Carolina and New Jersey in the standings.

Jackets 4 Panthers 3 (SO) - The Cannon
What a weird afternoon...

Afternoon Delight as Pens cool Jets, 4-1 - PensBurgh
The Penguins welcomed the return of centers Evgeni Malkin and Nick Bonino after each was out of the lineup for an extended period due to injuries.

Other News

Mike Yeo, John Torchetti, and the Minnesota Wild's real issues. - Hockey Wilderness
If you've been living under a rock for the last 11 days, the Minnesota Wild have made a coaching change. The Wild immediately came out of the gate like a team rejuvenated and looking like it had pressed the "reset button".

With Chicago Adding Ladd, Central Teams like Dallas Must Ponder the Arms Race - Defending Big D
The Chicago Blackhawks have added Andrew Ladd, Dale Weise, and everyone else ranging from decent to very good on the market. The Central Division is the best in hockey. At what point must Dallas compete in order to capitalize on Benn, Seguin, and Klingberg's prime years?

A Hockey City: Existence - Eyes On The Prize
We know how we got here, but why are we even here to begin with?

Camaraderie draws players back to New Brunswick pond hockey tourney - G&M
Tucked away in a remote corner of New Brunswick’s rural Tobique Valley is a piece of puck heaven for hockey players looking to enjoy the game’s outdoor charms while renewing friendships over a "pop" or two. It’s the world pond hockey championship, played every year since 2002 on Roulston Lake in the village of Plaster Rock — population 1,135.

Andy Bathgate. Forever a Ranger. - Blueshirt Banter

Season of Transition - Nucks Misconduct
As we limp to the end of a this season of change, the Canucks are showing signs of life. Here is why I think they are destined to turn it around quicker than, say, that team from northern Alberta who seem to win every draft lottery.

Catching Up with Darius Kasparaitis - PensBurgh
Former Penguins defensemen spoke with Pensburgh about his experiences and what he's up to today.

Wisconsin's Ann-Renee Desbiens breaks NCAA women's hockey shutout record - SB Nation College Hockey
Wisconsin had nine consecutive shutouts during October and November with Desbiens being in net for 534:53 without giving up a goal.

Need some inspiration to get up of your butt and do something today?

Good bye, James.

ICYMI: Here is last night's Reimernier.