LGD - Game 1: Leafs @ Canadiens - "Sunrise"

Cam Charron
October 01 2013 05:02PM

Well hey, look at that. 

It's Phil Kessel signing day (more on that later) and it's also the season opener in Montreal. While they say that the games get more important as you draw into March and April, this is a pretty important game already. Not only is it a rivalry game pitting our Upper Canadian squad against the God-fearing (literally) chain-smoking, civil war-losin' Lower Canadian hockey team, I suspect that if the Leafs are in contention for a playoff spot come April, Montreal will be one of the teams also right there in the mix at a similar spot in the standings.

So… what the heck to expect in this contest?

Read Article | 1 Comments

Flortheast Division Previews: The Ottawa Senators

Cam Charron
October 01 2013 03:05PM

Over the next few days, we'll take a brief look at the teams in Toronto's newest division. The division is called the "Atlantic" but only three of the teams in the division are even close to the Atlantic Ocean. Given there are six teams in the Northeast and two in the state of Florida, the hockey community as a whole has decided to rebrand this division "The Flortheast". We will get team bloggers from each group to profile their teams as we get ready to start the season…

Today's second preview comes from Travis Yost of HockeyBuzz and NHLNumbers, here to preview the Ottawa Senators.

Read Article | 0 Comments

NATION NETWORK AGREES TO PURCHASE DAILYFACEOFF.COM

Brian Sutherby
October 01 2013 10:55AM

 

The Nation Network is proud to officially announce an agreement to purchase DailyFaceoff.com, a leading fantasy hockey resource. Network traffic is expected to double to 30 million visitors and 75 million page views annually in the next 12 months as result. 

Read Article | 30 Comments

Flortheast Division Previews: The Montreal Canadiens

Cam Charron
October 01 2013 06:02AM

Over the next few days, we'll take a brief look at the teams in Toronto's newest division. The division is called the "Atlantic" but only three of the teams in the division are even close to the Atlantic Ocean. Given there are six teams in the Northeast and two in the state of Florida, the hockey community as a whole has decided to rebrand this division "The Flortheast". We will get team bloggers from each group to profile their teams as we get ready to start the season…

Today's first preview comes from Andrew at Habs Eyes on the Prize, a blog representing that weird part of Canada where they lather their fried potatoes with gravy and cheese curds when they aren't staging protests to protest… something.

Read Article | 0 Comments

Kessel Negotiations Won Before Even Finished

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
September 30 2013 09:43PM

So, as you're probably well aware of (if you arent..), Phil Kessel is closing in on an extension with the Toronto Maple Leafs before tomorrow's opening night puck drop. The speculation is that he'll take in and around $8 million per year over 8 years, locking him up until he's 34 years old. People are debating whether this is the right choice.

What? This is crazy. If he's asking for $8.5 million right now, the Leafs would win these negotiations without even negotiating. Anything now is gravy. 

Read Article | 5 Comments