An NHL player’s guide to not looking like an idiot on the internet
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Being an NHL player has its rewards, but also its dangers. And I’m not just talking about on-ice pitfalls. I refer to social media – which, as this issue’s editor-in-chief has shown, can be a wonderful place but can also create a massive public relation…Upvote Share Tweet
Peter Holland earning Carlyle’s confidence with defensive play and offensive upsidethehockeynews.com 4 hours agoBy Craig Hagerman Peter Holland scored his fifth goal of the season Saturday night in the Maple Leafs 4-1 win over the Red Wings, and it was a beauty. Holland was able to fight off Gustav Nyquist after stripping the winger of the puck and roofing a perf…Upvote Share TweetWe can put this to rest now, I think. Four days after a brutal loss that had many predicting impending meltdown, and two days after Saluteghazi , the Maple Leafs beat the Red Wings 4-1, and, yes, raised their sticks to the fans. Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Leafs' Roman Polak leaves Saturday's game against Detroit with lower-body injuryNHL.com 22 hours agoTORONTO - Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Roman Polak left Saturday's game against the Detroit Red Wings after suffering a lower-body injury and will not return. The 28-year-old blue liner delivered a hit on Detroit's Tomas Tatar in the corner...Upvote Share Tweet
Miracle on Manchester to a silent Maple Leaf Square, the five greatest NHL comebacksthehockeynews.com Nov 22 (yesterday)In the Swedish third league on Wednesday, one of the most incredible comebacks in hockey history happened. Down 3-0 in the third period, IFK Arboga scored with just under 12 minutes left in the third period. Then they scored again 20 seconds later. And …Upvote Share Tweet
Tie Domi talks charity work, forthcoming book, and his son, Maxthehockeynews.com Nov 22 (yesterday)By Craig Hagerman Tie Domi was back at it, dropping the gloves Thursday night – the virtual gloves, that is. The former Toronto Maple Leaf and fan favourite was on hand at Toronto’s Eaton Centre for the grand opening of the new Microsoft Store where luc…Upvote Share TweetInclement weather has led to the cancellation of the Buffalo Sabres home contest against the New York Rangers on Friday, turning a four game NHL slate into three. It’s not the first postponement the NHL has had, and it certainly won’t be the last. With …Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)Stephane Robidas has made $25 million during the course of his NHL career, with another $5 million coming to him within the next two years. That’s enough money to set himself, his children and probably his children’s children up for life if he’s respons…Upvote Share Tweet
Maple Leafs Fans Finish "Star-Spangled Banner" After Mic Cuts Outdeadspin.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)Before the Predators blew out the Maple Leafs Tuesday night, the pregame singer's microphone broke. The Toronto crowd picked up where she left off and finished out "The Star-Spangled Banner" strong. Crowds singing national anthems might rank a…Upvote Share Tweet
God Help Me, I Do Care About The Maple Leafs' Stupid Salute Controversydeadspin.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)The Maple Leafs—or more specifically, their fans and their media—have a talent. Every controversy seems to immediately skip a stage and go directly to the meta. It's been 12 hours, and it's no longer about whether the Leafs deliberately snubbed their fa…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Nov 21 (3 days ago)TORONTO - James van Riemsdyk knew the Toronto Maple Leafs needed a bounce-back win after dropping back-to-back ugly losses to the Buffalo Sabres and Nashville Predators. Van Riemsdyk went top shelf twice in the second period and Jonathan Bern...Upvote Share TweetEven when the Toronto Maple Leafs do something right, they find a way to mess it up. On a day when people should be talking about how they put the brakes on a three-game losing streak with an impressive win, the narrative will surround how a bunch of pa…Upvote Share Tweet
Lightning ‘can’t go much longer’ without Victor Hedman: Cooperthehockeynews.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)The Tampa Bay Lightning got a welcomed sight Thursday morning when defenseman Victor Hedman joined them for an on-ice workout for the first time in a month. The fact that he took shots for the first time was an even better sign for a team that has weath…Upvote Share Tweet
Preds’ Taylor Beck scores from between his legs – and with his back to the netthehockeynews.com Nov 18 (5 days ago)As a winger for the Nashville Predators, Taylor Beck doesn’t get to play close to his hometown of St. Catherines, Ont., all that often. So it must have been a thrill and then some for him to score twice and add an assist in Nashville’s 9-2 thumping of t…Upvote Share Tweet
Maple Leaf prospect Willie Nylander on pace to destroy Swedish League record books at 18thehockeynews.com Nov 18 (5 days ago)William ‘Willie’ Nylander was a polarizing draft choice for the Toronto Maple Leafs at No. 8 overall last June. Some, myself included, praised the pick because of Nylander’s high ceiling. Others slammed the Leafs for grabbing King Joffrey on skates, a s…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Nov 17 (6 days ago)TORONTO - Maple Leafs forward Phil Kessel often appears shy, quiet, reserved — at times almost uncomfortable when talking in a media scrum. He admits his answers aren't that great. He's not sure why reporters want to speak to him every day. A...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: With current tandem struggling, Edmonton may look for help in goalthehockeynews.com Nov 17 (6 days ago)When the Edmonton Oilers began this season it was believed the additions of Ben Scrivens and Viktor Fasth finally addressed their goaltending issues. Unfortunately, they’re struggling through the early going. The Oilers enter this week with a combined g…Upvote Share Tweet
Coach’s Challenge would be right call for NHLthehockeynews.com Nov 17 (6 days ago)Phil Kessel picked up an outlet pass from Maple Leafs teammate Dion Phaneuf last Wednesday and sped down right wing into the Bruins zone. Near the faceoff dot, he snapped a shot past Tuukka Rask for the game’s first goal, the eventual game winner. Immed…Upvote Share Tweet
Dear hockey fans: let’s do more to weed out internet trollsthehockeynews.com Nov 16 (7 days ago)The emergence of social media has enhanced the hockey-watching experience for many fans and media, but it’s also spawned the worst element of the sports (and for that matter, the internet) world: namely, the anonymous cowards who get their pathetic kick…Upvote Share Tweet
Elevated Plays Of The WeekNov 21Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL.
Canadian Fans Join In On U.S. AnthemNov 20After a technical glitch, Toronto Maple Leafs fans help the singer finish the US national anthem.
Maple Leafs Blow By LightningNov 20James van Riemsdyk led the Maple Leafs with two goals in a 5-2 win over the Lightning.
Dupuis Lifts Penguins Past Maple LeafsNov 14Pascal Dupuis scored twice in the Penguins' 2-1 win over the Maple Leafs.
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As Chicago Bears prepare to face former coach Lovie Smith, it's tough not …Nov 20As the Bears prepare to face former coach Lovie Smith, it's tough not to second-guess their hiring of his successor, Marc Trestman, Michael Wilbon writes.
Three Games With Huge Playoff ImplicationsNov 20Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday