Canada Crushes Europe 4-1; Awaits Semi-Finals Opponent

Embed from Getty Images While both of tonight’s World Cup of Hockey combatants entered their showdown with a spot in the semi-finals assured, there were high stakes at play for this clash between Canada’s hockey establishment and the European conglomerate cobbled together for this tournament’s sake.¬† A win tonight and the victor would avoid Team…

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Analyzing the Toronto Maple Leafs Through the Neutral Zone

Embed from Getty Images If nothing else, Mike Babcock brings structure with him to a franchise¬†devoid of it for over a decade. That’s meant changing the way this team approaches their offence, defence and transition. The Leafs don’t swarm the puck carrier in the defensive zone, and their breakout is much more sophisticated than glass-and-out….