Good Morning Leafs fans! It’s time for the news and links and arguments.

If you missed it yesterday, Annie recapped the Furies / Blades game, Katya’s European prospect report was out, and other stuff happened!

Maple Leafs European Prospect Report: Everyone is back on the ice - Pension Plan Puppets
All the injured have returned, Carl Grundström scored, the mysteriously absent are playing, and it’s all strangely normal.

CWHL Recap: Toronto Furies beat Boston Blades 2-1 - Pension Plan Puppets
Emily Fulton and Carolyne Prévost score, Furies beat the Blades 2-1

Toronto Maple Leafs Frederik Andersen, NHL 'Underclass Hero' - LWOS
Frederik Andersen is one of those players that Leafs fans know of, but do not thank enough. Andersen shows up big when it counts for the team. He is, in all honesty, the last line of defence for the Buds.

Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018 - Centre of Leafs Nation
Well Leafs Nation, 2017 was the year our beloved Maple Leafs took a huge step forward in their rebuild. The early results were beyond what anyone could have expected. The start of 2017 saw the Maple Leafs play some of their best hockey in years, the dynamic trio of Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and William Nylander each broke long standing franchise records all culminating in Auston Matthew’s Calder Cup win for the NHL’s top rookie.

The List of Players Cody Ceci Was Almost Traded For Continues to Grow | The 6th Sens
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My under-appreciation of Milan Hejduk - Mile High Hockey
It took me longer than most to realize just how special Hejduk was.

Who Deserves to Represent the Sabres at the All-Star Game? - Die By The Blade
Spoilers: No one

2018: The year of Willie O’Ree - Bloggers Tribune
The 2017 Hall of Fame class had a tremendous impact on the game but as we look forward to a new induction class in 2018 I hope that the Hall of Fame voting class looks at a name long overdue for induction in the form of Willie Eldon O’Ree.

Finally, Toronto Sports Media has a recap of the biggest stories from last year. What was your big sports media moment?

Enjoy the day folks, we have some #content on it’s way. the North American prospect report, something about waivers, and the game preview, and one of those things isn’t written by me!