The Morning After

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 04 2014 10:18AM

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In case you missed it last night, the Toronto Marlies were eliminated from the Calder Cup Playoffs, losing 6-2 in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals. Obviously, the recap exists to give you immediate information about the game in hand, so I wanted to address a few things this morning.

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Looking ahead to the future

Cam Charron
June 03 2014 11:41PM

I haven't posted much recently. I have several mailbag questions to get through and it's at a bit of a bad time—I've been taking a six-week course that ends this week and just completed a move, but I plan on getting through the rest of the mailbag through the summer. If you have a question on anything in hockey analytics you'd like to see answered, send me an email at camcharron(at)gmail.com.

Tonight, though, I was reading The Jeffler's post on this week's rumour and something caught my eye.

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Playoff LFR: Stanley Cup Final preview

Steve Dangle
June 03 2014 10:16PM

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It's down to two teams for the same trophy. LA Kings. New York Rangers. Let's go!

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Toronto Marlies Eliminated From AHL Playoffs

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 03 2014 09:03PM

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It all comes down to this. If the Toronto Marlies win, they head to the Calder Cup Finals for the second time in three years. Not just that, but do it with an entirely different core. Only six of these guys played in the 2011/12 run, and just Korbinian Holzer and Jerry D'Amigo played more than half the games. They'd go in with two sweeps, and and upset Game 7 victory against a team that appeared to be far and away the best in the league. Lose, and, well... they still greatly exceeded the pre-season expectations. Tonight, we saw the latter, as the Texas Stars scored four unanswered goals en route to a 6-2 victory, eliminating the blue and white.

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Leafs sign Memorial Cup star Bibeau to ELC

Bobby Cappuccino
June 03 2014 03:04PM

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The Maple Leafs announced today that they have signed goaltender Antoine Bibeau to a three-year entry level contract. 

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