PHWA Nominates Robidas for Masterton Trophy

Shawn Reis
April 03 2015 10:40AM

It was announced earlier today that the Toronto installment of the Professional Hockey Writers Association has nominated Stephane Robidas as the Maple Leafs nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy.

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Report: NHL to Make Video Footage of Draft Lottery Available

Thomas Drance
April 03 2015 10:06AM

With a surefire generational talent in Connor McDavid, an above average No. 1 pick quality prospect in Jack Eichel, and a variety of other franchise cornerstone quality pieces eligible to be selected at the upcoming 2015 NHL Entry Draft, the scrutiny surrounding the NHL draft lottery has reached a fever pitch.

In apparent recognition of this heightened level of scrutiny the league will reportedly provide video evidence of a fairly conducted draft lottery for the first time ever, according to a Ken Campbell of the Hockey News.

Read on past the jump.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
April 03 2015 06:30AM


The Oilers tank continues, Leafs draft plans, Flames luck and new arena plans, Byfuglien suspended for brutal cross-check, the Calder Trophy race, 2015 draft prospects and more in this week's Roundup brought to you by Draftkings.

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LFR8 - Game 78 - Perspective - Tor 3, Buf 4

Steve Dangle
April 02 2015 01:07PM

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Let's talk about more important things than hockey.

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Why Do Leaf Rental Players Usually Suck?

Shawn Reis
April 02 2015 01:00PM

It's been a month since the trade deadline.  The Leafs unloaded the likes of Cody Franson, Mike Santorelli, Daniel Winnik, and David Clarkson as the team took a look to the future.  David Clarkson has been injured and his season is likely over.  Daniel Winnik has settled in nicely in Pittsburgh.  Franson and Santorelli, though, are interesting cases.  Through 20 games each with Nashville, the two combine for just 7 points.  That's pretty bad.  What's weirder though is this is far from the first time the Leafs have had a rental player struggle mightily in their new home.  So what gives?  Let's take a trip down memory lane...

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