October 21 2014 09:18AM
#Leafs name Mark Hunter Dir. of Player Personnel— Lawrence Dushenski (@LD10) October 21, 2014
Well this is a bit of a surprise, but it's funny that this move comes at a time when Kadri trade rumors have been emerging, and there's also coverage of Tavares and Kadri during their London days ahead of tonight's matchup between the Leafs and Isles.
October 20 2014 02:08PM
I'm still getting used to being an adult. Like, having a job that isn't writing about hockey and stuff. I like what I do, but man, I can count my time slept every night in minutes. I was already sleepless beforehand, but this is a whole different story. That's enough about me, though - it's time to answer some questions!
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October 20 2014 11:45AM
The Nation Network brings you the Nation Minute, a rapid fire look at stats and news around the network or NHL. On tap this week: The Canucks offense, Jonas Hiller, Ben Scrivens, Mark Fayne and more.
October 19 2014 06:47PM
Nylander The Best
In case you weren't aware, William Nylander is very good at hockey. The eighth overall pick in the 2014 NHL Entry draft, it didn't take long for Nylander to make a good impression on his MODO teammates. In his first SHL game of the season, Nylander scored the game winner in the third to give MODO a 2-1 victory over Linkoping.
October 19 2014 04:35PM
Do you know what's really weird to see? TJ Brennan, in the defensive zone, taking out Spencer Abbott. Yes, the top point and goal scorer of last year's version of the Toronto Marlies now wears the red of the Rockford IceHogs. I don't think that was his intent; he had signed a contract with the New York Islanders, only to get traded to the Blackhawks shortly thereafter. Probably not the one-way ticket to the NHL he was hoping for, but he's still got a job to do and a team to play for, and the Marlies now have a responsibility to pick him apart and shut him (and the rest of his teammates) down. Neither team scored in the actual game, but in the shootout, the Marlies found a way to make it work, getting the 1-0 win.