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Good morning. Here's an injury update for the Leafs after Morgan Rielly missed the game against New Jersey with an upper body injury. Marner is day-to-day now (that probably means another week?), Edmundson is also injured day-to-day, and Woll started with Jones backing up so Samsonov didn't dress.

Nylander scored his 40th, Matthews scored his 59th, and Bertuzzi scored, but that was all in a loss to the Devils.

Recap: New Jersey does enough to convert on Jake Allen’s hot game
Not my favourite game of the year, that’s for sure.

Nylander became the sixth Leaf ever with multiple seasons with 40 goals. He has a career high 94 points in 71 games so far.

Insider Trading looked at Matt Murray returning, among other items.

The NHL is making good revenue, which could see the players getting some escrow back and the cap going up.

The Quiz from last night's game. Matthews is the most valuable player to his team and Nylander is the team's second best scorer, in my opinion, which I didn't think was very hot.

There's a real possibility the Trois-Rivières Lions could be bought back by the ECHL and possibly not finish the season due to financial troubles. This report in French also rumours the Newfoundland Growlers in similar peril. It says the ownership group of both teams (DSE) took out a loan and haven't paid it back.

Poor Google translate:

According to information from Le Nouvelliste, the fate of the Lions will be decided during a meeting of ECHL governors on April 2. What needs to be understood is that there will be no sale concluded by Deacon Sports & Entertainment (DSE). Additionally, the Newfoundland company will not have repaid its debt by the deadline.
At this time, it will be the ECHL which will take over the Trois-Rivières organization as well as that of the Newfoundland Growlers, two teams which still belong to DSE for a few days. The governors of the circuit led by commissioner Ryan Crelin will then have to decide whether they agree to pay to allow the Trois-Rivières club to complete its 2023-2024 calendar.
Une réelle possibilité que les Lions ne terminent pas la saison
La saga de la vente des Lions de Trois-Rivières tirent à sa fin. Alors que la date limite du 2 avril fixée par la Ligue ECHL approche à très grands pas, il y a une réelle possibilité que l’organisation trifluvienne ne soit pas en mesure de terminer l’actuelle saison.

Henny is just out there living his best life in retirement. So happy for him. Hope he, his wife, and his family are doing well.

The Rangers are the first team to clinch a playoff spot.

The Penguins are on their way down and are looking for the next bright spot.

The Capitals are trying to put together a competitive roster after landing on the good side of the playoff race without meaning to.

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