Mini-Review: Early Acquisitions

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
July 03 2014 06:09AM

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It’s been a heck of a start to the offseason, hasn’t it? Teams have been coming out swinging, throwing about half a billion dollars at players in an attempt to make themselves better. The Leafs? Well, they’ve made some moves, but none of them have really been swing for the fences. Me? I’ve been half way across the country as everything shakes down. Here’s a few scattered thoughts.

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William "Mr. Wonderful" Nylander selected by Mississauga in CHL Import draft

Cam Charron
July 02 2014 10:25PM

From the colours to the home and away jerseys to the finish in the bottom half of the Eastern Conference standings, the Mississauga Steeleads are doing their best to copy the Toronto Maple Leafs lately. That apparently includes taking their draft picks.

If you're a fan of general chaos, then I'd suggest paying a little bit more attention to the junior hockey ranks. The on-ice product is known for favouring offensive talent over defensive systems, but the chaos really comes to light off the ice. It may be the only league where a player's agent will rip a team for selecting the player first overall.

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The Steve Dangle Podcast - July 2, 2014 - Episode 100!

Steve Dangle
July 02 2014 10:19PM

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On this episode, the guys celebrate 100 episodes together, talk about free agency, and, um, lose their minds at the end.

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LFR: Have a bag of money

Steve Dangle
July 02 2014 11:28AM

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NHL free agency is where GM's go crazy and players get to swim in money like Scrooge McDuck.

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Will You Play Hockey For Food?

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
July 02 2014 02:00AM

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There are three staples in the average Canadian person's life: hockey, being nice, and being nice as a means to play more hockey. If you can find a way to combine the three, then you've created the best thing ever. Five Hole For Food does just that, and begins their 2014 cross-Canada tour today.

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