Last week, it had seemed as though the NHL and NHLPA had sorted out the majority of the financial logistics and were on their way to agreeing on everything that needed to be agreed upon to have a partial NHL season. We’re getting some more updates on that, though they are delightfully vague.

So, basically, things might happen soon. Or they might not. Negotiations! In the meantime, we can do what we do whenever there isn’t hockey. Fights over which Maple Leafs prospects career will top out in the AHL is going to be more impressive.

Dreger basically repeats that LeBrun tweet, but in video (he actually does add some stuff, its worth a watch)

From the Front Page

Winter T25U25: #22 Veeti Miettinen
6 Maple Leafs’ prospects are bubbling up for the WJC
Is 50 in 56 possible for Auston Matthews?

Brigs talks about Veeti Miettinen, sparking one of the earlier ‘you are ruining his career’ comments that we’ve seen in the T25U25, which is exciting. Katya chats about the Leafs who are going to the Wold Juniors, which unfortunately will not include Nick Robertson. Finally, Omar tries to figure out if Auston Matthews can one-up Ovi’s 65 goal year.

Around the NHL

Ryan Miller (not the goalie) named Blues Assistant General Manager
Johnston: NHL players flocking back to home cities to prepare for training camp
Which Maple Leafs Will Fall to the Kraken in the Expansion Draft

Let’s give a shout out to new NHL draft pick and Toronto resident Zayde Wisdom helping out his local community.

Finally, the most important YouTube video, possibly ever.