Marlies Sign Two

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
August 08 2014 05:43PM

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The Toronto Marlies have agreed to terms with two players today, signing Denver Manderson and Brett Findlay to one year AHL contracts. Terms of the deals are not known at this time.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
August 08 2014 08:05AM


The Leafs are over the cap, the Oilers hire stats guy Tyler Dellow, Alabama hates Vancouver, who makes the Flames and more in this week's Roundup.

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Over Analysis: The Shootout

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
August 08 2014 01:08AM

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HOT TAKE TIME! I love the shootout. I don't know if I love that it decides things in the standings, but the core concept of it? Love it. I love the pressure it puts on the goalies to make the right decisions. I love that the skaters have to think about their move, and then meet their own demands. I like that it removes so many variables, and boils things down to one shot and a potential goal.

How could you not love it? Right, the standings. Because the shootout is a crapshoot. A few irregular coin-flips, and a team can be knocked out our brought into the playoffs. But, in a fit of curiosity, I took a look at every shootout the Leafs were involved in last year, to see what I could get out of it.

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The Steve Dangle Podcast - August 7, 2014 - A Whole New World

Steve Dangle
August 07 2014 08:45PM

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On todays episode, the guys talk about all the Leafy stuff that happened while Steve was in California… including all the signings, firings, and Kyle Dubas. They also touch on the interesting Tyler Dellow hiring, and innovation in hockey.

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EA Sports Declares Kessel Good At Hockey

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
August 07 2014 08:28PM

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The fine folks at EA Sports are gearing towards another new release in their NHL Video Game series, and as such, are drumming up fan interest in whatever way they can. Earlier in the year, it was assaulting Twitter with hashtags (also known as the Cover Vote). Now, they're slowly but surely leaking out player ratings, mostly so people can argue about how they're the stupidest thing to ever stupid and totally wrong.

Phil Kessel is ranked as a 90 overall. But how does that compare to the rest of the league?

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