Good Morning!

There’s only one more game until the dreaded bye week begins, so hopefully the Leafs can send us off with a win over the Senators!

Last night they lost in overtime to the Blue Jackets, you can read the recaps or check out the game in six.

Recap: Just Enough Left in the Tank - The Cannon
Here’s what happened

Toronto Maple Leafs can’t hold on late, lose in OT to Columbus Blue Jackets - Pension Plan Puppets
Travis Dermott had a pretty good second game, eh.

There was also other news, other than the Maple Leafs if you can believe it.

McLellan is Still the Coach - What it Means - The Copper & Blue
We’re past the halfway point of the NHL season and the Oilers are terrible. They had a nice four game win streak around Christmas, but it’s been almost all down hill from there. The Special Teams...

A Suggestion for NHL Advertising | The Blue and White Brotherhood
There is a problem at the root of "hockey culture" that seems to run the main method of advertising - a lack of focus on individuals.

Making sense of the Blackhawks’ decision to place Cody Franson on waivers - Second City Hockey
Why would Chicago be willing to get rid of an effective defenseman?

A First Glance at the Western Conference Playoff Picture - Matchsticks and Gasoline
It’s already a tight race and we’re only halfway into the season

Will the bye week bring change to the Montreal Canadiens once again? - Eyes On The Prize
I hope not!

Carolina Hurricanes Goaltending Analysis: How have Cam Ward and Scott Darling fared? - Canes Country
We go inside the numbers to see how the Hurricanes goalies have fared this season with respect to league averages — as well as each other.

Our experience with The GMHL – A Parents Real Story - The Junior Hockey News
One parent tells the story of putting their kid in a ‘rebel league’ - outside Hockey Canada’s authority.

Enjoy the day everyone!