It’s three days until the Leafs hit the ice outdoors at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. They will face the Washington Capitals with the game starting at 8pm ET. Expect pomp and circumstance to delay the start even further.

Until then, with the trade deadline past, and the Leafs comfortably in an Atlantic Division playoff slot, all is quiet.


Here’s what we published yesterday

Women’s Hockey links: Olympics, U Sports, NCAA playoffs, CWHL - Nafio and Annie
Olympians are making their way back to their home teams.

Maple Leafs Depth Chart: 2018 post-trade deadline edition - Katya
The depth chart is updated with all the new Maple Leafs.

Other Hockey News

They were having fun off the ice last night in Calgary.

Things looking up for Marlies’ Johnsson - AHL On The Beat
“I think his confidence level is through the roof right now,” Kapanen said of Johnsson. “He knows he’s one of the better players in the AHL, and he’s working hard at it. I think it’s starting to pay off.”

NHL 'comfortable' with decision to miss Olympics: Bettman - The Globe and Mail
[Species: he is setting up skipping the next Olympics too.]

Is the Devils Rebuild Over? - All About The Jersey
They traded away 2 picks in the first 3 rounds of a D-heavy draft, and one of their better D-prospects. Was it the right time?

[Transcript] Lamoriello on relatively quiet trade deadline - MLHS
"There is no question what [Plekanec] brings to our roster; certainly, experience and also [he] knows what it is to play in the playoffs and play in series in our division"