The Roundup

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January 09 2015 07:00AM


World Junior gold, Phil Kessel exchange with reporter, Leafs fire Carlyle, 5 coaching candidates, Todd Nelson needs to go, Flames at the halfway mark, catching up with former Canucks and more in this week's Roundup.

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LFR8 - Game 41 - Phil - Wsh 6, Tor 2

Steve Dangle
January 08 2015 02:54PM

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Since all we can talk about is Phil Kessel, let's talk about Phil Kessel...

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Good Coach Hunting

Jon Steitzer
January 08 2015 10:40AM

We are still within the first few days of the post Carlyle era and damn it still feels so good. I mean, he was awful. Historically bad possession numbers, historical game seven collapse, and he successfully ran MacArthur, Grabovski, and Kulemin out of town without receiving a return on any of those players. Thankfully he was shown the door before Kadri, Gardiner, and Reimer suffered a similar fate to those previously mentioned players.

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LEAFS POSTGAME: New Rome Still Not Ready After Day Of Building

Jeff Veillette
January 07 2015 08:20PM


As we all know, Randy Carlyle is no longer the coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. This means that the team has been fixed, right? 

Well, not so fast. The Washington Capitals strolled into down, and ran away with a 6-2 victory.

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WWYD: Bench Boss Edition

Justin Fisher
January 07 2015 08:13PM

Jesus H. Christ, that Mike Babcock is an intense looking man. Look at those goddamn eyes. Forget Detroit, Babcock looks exactly like the kind of no-nonsense-or-I-will-cut-you sociopath the Toronto Maple Leafs need manning their bench.

Or maybe he isn't. I don't know. What do I know? Nothing. I'm just a blogger. You guys though - the readers - you're the smart ones. Help me out.

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