Day: December 13, 2022

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Sammy Smiles & Mitch Extends Streak To 23 As Leafs Dominate The Ducks 7-0

Eleven seconds into this one, Adam Henrique was forced to leave the game as he took a point shot from Mark Giordano directly in the face. It didn’t take the Leafs long to break through as Alex Kerfoot ripped home his 3rd goal of the year just 1:58 into the opening frame. The Leafs were […]

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Report: Chychrun Rumors Heat Up as a Trade Could Be Completed Soon

The hottest trade rumor since last season’s trade deadline continues to garner attention. After months of back and forth between teams around the league and the Arizona Coyotes, it seems a deal is closer than ever, one insider has reported. Now that the Arizona Coyotes were finally able to showcase Chychrun’s talent this season after […]

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Leafs Preview 30: Duck Hunting

After breaking their overtime losing streak, the Leafs sit 3rd in the NHL, behind New Jersey and the Bruins. Last year after 29 games, they sat at 40 points, so they are 2 points ahead of their franchise record season. The Leafs face a rather bad Ducks team that is sitting last in the NHL. […]

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Dostal Impressive in Another Lackluster Ducks Loss

Anaheim Ducks goalkeeper Lukas Dostal made his best John Gibson impression as the Ottawa Senators took it to him.  The first period went like this: Ottawa is big and played very responsibly defensively, downright frustrating Anaheim. Parker Kelly scores early on a high tip that blows over Dostal’s left shoulder 1-0 Sens. Stutzle gets injured […]

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That’s Four Like It! NY Rangers Extend Winning Streak To 4 Games With Thrilling 4-3 OT Win Over Devils

Last night, the NY Rangers beat the NJ Devils at MSG 4-3 in overtime on a beautiful snipe by Filip Chytil. Even though their overall play was still not perfect, the return and emergence of their resiliency in the face of adversity could be the most significant takeaway from the victory. So let’s break it […]

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Montgomery Issues an Update On David Krejci’s Injury

The return of David Krejci to this team and his second-line center spot has been a significant reason for the Bruins’ hot start to the season. The veteran center returned to Boston after a year away and has not missed a step as he’s picked up where he left off before heading back to his […]

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Early Season Grades Maple Leaf Edition

The Maple Leafs are only two months into the 2022-23 season, but I thought I’d give you my early season grades, starting with forwards: Mitch Marner-A+ I’m giving Marner an A+; not much else to say; he’s on a 22-game point streak and is the biggest factor for success at the moment in the month […]

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How Would Rookie Teemu Selanne Fare in Today’s NHL?

I find it quite fortuitous timing for Teemu Selanne to make a little bit of Twitter news on the eve of me having the pleasure of posting this article. He is nudging the Anaheim Ducks to pick up a Finnish shoot-first-style winger. Thanks, Teemu. Let’s get to it… I was listening to a podcast recently […]

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Pastrnak Opens Up About Ongoing Contract Negotiations

The Bruins have been off to a hot start to begin the season as they currently hold the best record in the NHL at 22-4-1 and 45 points. While the Bruins are winning, the status of David Pastrnak’s future in Boston still looms as they’re now over two months into the 2022-23 season. At the […]

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Red Wings split week on the road

The Detroit Red Wings capped off a productive road trip with a 3-2 overtime loss in Dallas. The week continued Detroit’s longest road trip of the year, whereby the Red Wings played four games in seven days. The Red Wings started the trip with a Sunday 4-2 win in Columbus. Detroit then split two games […]

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