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AROUND THE LEAGUE: WEEK THREE

The game many of us grew up playing or watching will once again have to face one of its deepest and darkest secrets now that Graham James is back in Canada. This time around, I hope the hockey world embraces the victims and sets the stage for other victims to come forward because the hockey world will support them…

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Game Preview: Maple Leafs at Bruins

          Record 5-2-1, 11 points 4-2-0, 8 points PP % 14.7%, 19th 20.0%, 9th PK % 86.2%, 8th 90.5%, 2nd Goals For 23 24 Goals Against 19 11 The fortunes of the Boston Bruins and the Toronto Maple Leafs will be tied for this next generation for many reasons not the least of which…

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Game Preview: Maple Leafs v. Panthers

        Record 4-2-1, 9 points 2-3-1, 5 points PP % 12.5%, 18th 4.4%, 30th PK % 88.5%, 7th 86.7%, 10th Goals For 20 17 Goals Against 18 12 The forever rebuilding Florida Panthers come to Toronto to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs at a happy hunting ground. The Panthers have won five of their last…

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In The Video Room: The Flyers’ Fifth

One of the things that we’ve started to do over at Pension Plan Puppets is to break down particular goals and look at what led to them being scored. This is probably going to hurt but today we’re going to take a look at the Flyers’ fifth goal. You can watch the video above (fast forward past the…

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NHLNUMBERS.COM JOINS THE NATION NETWORK

This is Issac Newton. In addition to discovering gravity, he developed quadratic equations and famously invented the number ‘3.’ "It was an obvious thing to do" he would later explain, "there was such a big opportunity between 2 and 4. It was only a matter of time between someone closed the gap." Much like Newton,…

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KOMISAREK NEEDS TO ZIP IT

Mike Komisarek is a veteran. He is in his ninth National Hockey League season, his second on the Maple Leafs’ blueline. Based on his salary this season and experience, Toronto’s “Six Million Dollar Man” is a leader.

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Game Preview: Maple Leafs at Flyers

            Record 4-1-1, 9 points 2-3-1, 5 points PP % 14.3%, 16th 7.4%, 26th PK % 90.0%, 7th 88.6%, 10th Goals For 18 13 Goals Against 13 17 Two teams that are coming off of tough regulations losses will meet in Philadelphia tonight. The host Flyers dominated the Anaheim Ducks but fell to…

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AROUND THE LEAGUE: WEEK 2

We always hear that a player needs to find a role, accept that role and then excel at it if they want to be a difference maker. The lucky ones get to be goal scorers or point producers, but they are a rarity. The majority of players who stay in the league for an extended…

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Game Preview: Maple Leafs v. Rangers

           Record 4-0-1, 9 points 1-2-1, 3 points PP % 17.4%, 11th 11.8%, 18th PK % 88.9%, 9th 68.4%, 29th Goals For 17 14 Goals Against 11 16 The Leafs meet the New York Rangers for the second time in a week. This time the stage is the Air Canada Centre. Last Friday,…

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The Leafs: Hot Streak or Improved Play?

Before we get rolling here: I’m Chemmy, one half of the Pension Plan Puppets blogging enterprise. Along with PPP I spend my internet e-days i-trolling other team’s fans but occasionally I’ll write a little bit about stats. Nothing too fancy and I try to keep the math simple. As you’re realizing right now I’m not the…

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