Good morning Toronto Maple Leafs fans! There wasn’t a Leafs game last night, so the Leafs news is a little light. However we do have something weird for you to start your day with:
James Neal scored four goals last night for the Edmonton Oilers.
The first question you need to answer when playing the Oilers is "How do we slow down James Neal" pic.twitter.com/M9TfhyZriB— Yahoo Sports NHL (@YahooSportsNHL) October 9, 2019
James Neal has nearly outscored himself from last year in three games.
On the other side of that trade.....
After watching James Neal score four goals tonight, Calgary fans have to be thrilled seeing Milan Lucic get into a meaningless fight after taking a perfectly clean hit.— Ken Campbell (@THNKenCampbell) October 9, 2019
When you’re getting dunked on by Ken Campbell, you lost the trade by a parsec.
In case you were kicked in the head by a mule and missed out on the glory of PPP yesterday:
Toronto Maple Leafs prospect report: The Peterborough Boys keep the points coming
Belleville Senators player suspended for elbow to the head of Kenny Agostino
Maple Leafs place Kalle Kossila on waivers
And then there’s other Leafs news:
The Toronto Maple Leafs are going to be on the road for Thanksgiving weekend, so they stopped by Covenant House to have an early celebration.
Thanksgiving teamwork at @CovenantHouseTO.#LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/vO7sfPebB3— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) October 8, 2019
How’s dinner look, @CarltonTheBear?#LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/rJjtQwLWfE— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) October 8, 2019
The former Leafs team dad goes back home.
Sharks bring back 40-year-old Patrick Marleau for 2nd stint
The new kids get all the attention.
Sandin’s strong outing vs. Blues gives Leafs plenty to think about
31 Thoughts mentions the Leafs briefly when talking about a Russian player, which some people looked too deeply into.
31 Thoughts: Fast hockey, big personalities define start of NHL season
Did you catch the new episode of Real Gud Pros on Monday?
S02E06: Achilles Level Hubris — Real Gud Pros
And for the boring, non-Leafs news...
The Jets* have a worse defense than the Flint Firebirds
Morrissey, Kulikov out tonight
Of course he’ll be back in time to play the Leafs
Brayden Point likely ready to return to Lightning lineup as Gemel Smith clears waivers
The Senators made a trade? Why?
Sens Acquire Namestnikov, Recall Abramov
Man, Ottawa can’t even tank properly.
On that thought, enjoy your day everyone!