Well, we’ve finished the first week of the NHL season and what has excited us so far?

Auston Matthews has scored five goals and is the league leader.

We found out that rookie forward Ilya Mikheyev enjoys soup.

The Leafs put on convincing wins against the Senators and Blue Jackets, and were pretty good against the Canadiens until they blew a four goal lead and lost in a shootout.

Maple Leafs game 3 recap: Le boo
Maple Leafs fire their way past the Blue Jackets
Game One Recap: Toronto Maple Leafs start slow but beat Ottawa Senators 5-3

The Tampa Bay Lightning went an entire period without a shot.

Somehow that game went to overtime.

Anthony Mantha had a four goal game.

The Winnipeg Jets* continue to sink to Atlanta Thrashers level of suck

Finally, the Maple Leafs named John Tavares captain.

Now, the news.

There’s a new, meaner than ever, episode of Back to Excited.

Back to Excited Episode 75: Early Thoughts

The Toronto Marlies won their season opener.

Marlies defeat Senators 4-1 in first game of the new season

A check in on the European prospects.

European Report: Everyone is trying to move up the lineup

A new take on the Leafs game in Columbus.

Mitch Doing Mitch Things

Sportsnet took a look at Leafs second in command, Morgan Rielly.

What would Morgan Rielly do?: How to become a Maple Leafs leader

Finally, drink lots of water before reading this because it’s going to shoot you past your daily salt intake.

Jack Todd wet his pants with rage that broadcasters would rather make money than show a less popular team.

Jack Todd: Hockey Night in Canada? More like Hockey Night in Toronto

Have a good day everyone!