Puck Soup: Rock Bottom

Source: Down Goes Brown
Date: 2019-10-18

In this week's episode of the Puck Soup podcast:- We look at the terrible starts in New Jersey, Dallas and Minnesota and which ones might be for real- The Oilers keep rolling- The Donald Brashear story- Jim Hughson's apology- A soccer star tries his hand at hockey- Is there a goaltending controversy in Washington?- We run down all of this year's nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame- And more... >> Stream it now: >> Or, listen on The Athletic or subscribe on iTunes. >>

Maple Leafs defenceman Holl raring to face Bruins

Source: Toronto Sun
Date: 2019-10-18

Of all people who hated watching the Leafs lose that playoff series to the Bruins last season, perhaps the most frustrated was Justin Holl from his front-row seat. Read More

The Leafs’ defence isn’t in stable condition with Bruins coming to town

Source: The Toronto Star
Date: 2019-10-18

Coach Mike Babcock continues to rotate Justin Holl, Martin Marincin and Kevin Gravel in two defence spots with Travis Dermott about two weeks away from returning after off-season shoulder surgery. “We’re not as stable yet as we’re going to be,” Babcock said of the defence.

What the John Tavares Injury Means For the Toronto Maple Leafs

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2019-10-17

Toronto Maple Leafs captain, John Tavares will be out a minimum of two weeks with a broken finger. It went from bad, to worse when the Toronto Maple Leafs learnt that Tavares would be out. In the third period of Wednesday’s 4-3 loss to the Washington Capitals, Morgan Rielly took a slap shot, which went […] What the John Tavares Injury Means For the Toronto Maple Leafs - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

2 Guys and a Goalie pres. by Odds Shark Ep. 9 w/ Kris Abbott- Thanksgiving Burrito Omelette

Source: The Leafs Nation
Date: 2019-10-17

Welcome to “2 Guys and a Goalie,” starring Dustin Nielson, Joaquin Gage, and Matt Kassian and presented by Odds Shark, Popeye’s Louisiana Chicken, and Sports Clips Haircuts. The show focuses on stories, notes, transactions, and everything else happening all around the NHL and the world of hockey. The boys are back from the Thanksgiving Long Weekend. They talk about Connor McDavid’s incredible start and the 199 point pace he’s on, has gotten off to, and how the hometown pressure might

How Maple Leafs can best survive John Tavares injury

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2019-10-17

Listen closely. Can you hear it? Sure sounds like Jason Spezza’s theme music, doesn’t it? Anyone within 200 feet of a hockey rink will tell you that you don’t — can’t — replace a player like John Tavares, who has been ruled out of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ lineup for a minimum of two weeks and six games after suffering a broken finger. (At that point, he’ll be re-evaluated by the club’s medical staff.) When Tavares’s right hand absorbed a Morgan Rielly point blast with five a

Maple Leafs captain John Tavares will miss at least two weeks with broken hand

Source: Yard Barker
Date: 2019-10-17

Tavares will be re-evaluated by the Leafs' medical team in two weeks

Broken finger sidelines Leafs captain John Tavares for at least two weeks

Source: Toronto Sun
Date: 2019-10-17

John Tavares will be out of the Maple Leafs’ lineup for at least two weeks, if not longer. Read More

Tavares Will Miss at Least Two Weeks with Broken Finger

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-10-17

Toronto Maple Leafs captain John Tavares will be out at least two weeks with a broken finger. The Leafs centre suffered the injury late in Wednesday night’s loss against the Washington Capitals. Tavares, 29, has three goals and four assists in eight games this season. The native of Oakville, Ont., had 47 goals and 41 assists for 88 points in his first season with the Leafs last year. Tavares was named captain of the Leafs at this year’s season opener. He signed a seven-year, US$

Backfilling John Tavares

Source: The Leafs Nation
Date: 2019-10-17

John Tavares is hurt and that is something we were promised couldn’t happen. At least not in a non-Olympic year. While there’s never a good time for an injury to a star player, the fact that the injury comes during a miserable 4-3-1 start to the year, where the Leafs are still yet to beat a team capable of getting within a sniff of the playoffs makes the timing especially bad. Looking at the Leafs center situation really doesn’t help matters. You’ve got Auston Matthews who is the bright

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