There will actually be no talk of Mitch Marner today because he still hasn’t signed with the Maple Leafs.

There will be no talk of sandwiches in our FTB today either because this FTB is gluten free. We’re going on a health kick here to get our summer beach body, like William Nylander’s.

Don’t forget that the Women’s Summer Showcase is happening now. There’s two games today featuring the two Team Canada squads. Nafio has links if you want to watch the games.

How to watch the Women’s Summer Showcase

Enjoy your summer Thursday.

Here’s what we wrote about yesterday.

Brooks falls to #19, but is still #1 in my heart - Z!
Has Adam Brooks run out of time, or is this late bloomer now kicking it into a high gear?

Women’s Hockey News: The IIHF Under-18 World Championships - nafio and Annie
Women’s hockey is still struggling for some basic respect.

Other News

A look at the 2020 draft eligible players at the WJSS - Broad Street Hockey
Never too early to start draft research, right?

Brawling in professional sports: A criminal-law perspective - Canadian Lawyer
Does a professional sports contract include a get-out-of-jail-free card for assault?

How Ron Francis will ‘build out’ the analytics department of Seattle’s NHL team - The Seattle Times
”Mandrycky was known as a strong programmer who designed systems that made it easier for Wild officials to digest numbers thrown their way, while Thomas was seen as having strengths on the analysis and strategy side. But Minnesota opted not to retain Thomas this past spring and unsuccessfully tried to keep Mandrycky, who joined NHL Seattle just ahead of Wild GM Paul Fenton being fired last week after only one season.”