LGD: Feel Like Malkin Love

Jon Steitzer
November 14 2014 11:09AM

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The Leafs are on a three game win streak, they have points in their last four, everyone should be feeling fine. Two goaltenders who both seem capable of handling a 1A workload, secondary scoring no longer an issue, and for the most part, defensive pairings that actually make sense. Life is pretty, pretty good.

Enter the Penguins. The Pens sit a top of their division, albeit the worst division in hockey, but have been on cruise control this year thanks to the leadership of Evgeni Malkin. They've been enjoying the goaltending you get from Marc-Andre Fleury when games aren't a best of seven and Patric Hornqvist has stepped nicely in James Neal's "easiest job in hockey" role nicely.

Tonight the Leafs face the best the Metropolitan Division has to offer, or as they'd be known in the Atlantic, a Wild Card bubble team.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
November 14 2014 08:35AM

Leafs player usage, Canucks past drafts, Flames fancy stats, Nugent-Hopkins making great strides and more in this weeks Roundup.

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First Star, Worst Star - November 14, 2014

jeanshorts
November 14 2014 07:30AM

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Welcome, welcome one and all, to the inaugural post in the NEW First Star, Worst Star feature! For those of you that are new around here, or have just forgotten a lot of things due to Oilers-related-alcohol-abuse (ORAB) this is a feature we did a lot of years back where we highlight the best and the worst thing in the NHL this week! You can check out the OG posts here! 

Without further ado, here we go!

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LFR8 - Game 16 - Bruin Beatdown - Bos 1, Tor 6

Steve Dangle
November 13 2014 12:17PM

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YYYEEEAAAAAAAHAHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

How refreshing what that?!?!?

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The Fantasy Minute

Nation World HQ
November 13 2014 10:01AM

NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).

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