The Steve Dangle Podcast - May 8, 2015 - Rin

Steve Dangle
May 08 2015 12:47PM


On today's episode, the guys make fun of names, CHI-MIN, and answer Reddit Q's.

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Report: Red Wings grant Mike Babcock permission to talk to rival NHL teams

Thomas Drance
May 08 2015 10:04AM

Photo Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern/USA TODAY Sports

Mike Babcock is still technically the coach of the Detroit Red Wings, and there's still a chance he'll be back in Mo-town next season, but for now he's reportedly allowed to touch base with the rest of the league.

On Friday, TSN's Bob McKenzie reported that the Red Wings have granted Babcock permission to talk to other NHL clubs - including the Maple Leafs presumably - about their respective head coaching jobs. With all of the Edmonton Oilers, the Buffalo Sabres, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Philadelphia Flyers and the Leafs believed to be interested, it's safe to say that Babcock's phone is blowing up at the moment.

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Maple Leafs Job Fair: Jeff Gorton's Resume

Shawn Reis
May 08 2015 09:03AM

I don't know who told the people who want to become the next head coach or general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs to send their resumes to The Leafs Nation instead of the team itself, but it's worked out pretty well for us.  New York Rangers Assistant General Manager Jeff Gorton was the latest person to fall for this cruel but very timely prank.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
May 08 2015 07:00AM


The Flames stay alive, Bob Hartley, the Battle of Alberta, Leafs coaching and GM favorites, Kevin Bieksa moving, Oilers interviewing coaches, the Kings are old and more in this week's Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.

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The Stanley Cup can only be won on the backs of Canadians. #mycolumn:

Jeff Veillette
May 07 2015 01:51PM


Bobby Cappuccino thinks he can just come in and steal my mailbag, does he?! I know he's trying to sell himself as the "bad boy" of TLN, but stealing what is the heart of what keeps my content veins full of blood is a low blow. So you know what? Let's fight fire with fire. Bobby, this isn't your column anymore. It is #mycolumn. It is mine, and it's better than anything your uncreative brain could ever conjure up.

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