I got my new Leafs jersey! Here’s what’s different about the new sweater compared to previous years.
Embed from Getty Images Alex Novet did some really fantastic work on neutral zone playing styles recently, taking Corey Sznajder’s incredible work on zone entries and turning it into something that can help define player roles. For this article I’ll be drawing on Novet’s work once again in attempt to better define player chemistry.
Embed from Getty Images New Leafs starting netminder Frederik Andersen has had a rough start to his season. Andersen, acquired in a June trade with the Anaheim Ducks, has been playing for Denmark in Olympic qualifying games, where he appears to have suffered an injury.
And it was written… “For the hockey gods so loved Leafs Nation, that they gave to them numbers 6, 8, 5, and 13, that whosoever believeth shall not miss the playoffs, but have many sick toe-drags, beauty snips, and a Corsi-For percentage of more than fifty” – Auston 4:16. Praise be.
Jets name new Captain, the Florida Panthers like CanucksArmy, ESPN likes the Leafs prospects, projecting the Canucks and Flames scoring this season, Taylor Hall speaks after digesting trade from Oilers, a classic star fight, hockey hair, win tickets to the premier of Ice Guardians and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.