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An NHL player’s guide to not looking like an idiot on the inter…

An NHL player’s guide to not looking like an idiot on the internet

thehockeynews.com Updated 2 hours ago
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…
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  • Peter Holland earning Carlyle’s confidence with defensive play …

    Peter Holland earning Carlyle’s confidence with defensive play and offensive upside

    thehockeynews.com 4 hours ago
    By 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…
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  • Maple Leafs Return To Saluting Fans, World Returns To Axis

    Maple Leafs Return To Saluting Fans, World Returns To Axis

    deadspin.com NHL.com 8 hours ago
    We 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...
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  • Leafs' Roman Polak leaves Saturday's game against Detroit with …

    Leafs' Roman Polak leaves Saturday's game against Detroit with lower-body injury

    NHL.com 22 hours ago
    TORONTO - 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...
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  • Miracle on Manchester to a silent Maple Leaf Square, the five g…

    Miracle on Manchester to a silent Maple Leaf Square, the five greatest NHL comebacks

    thehockeynews.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 …
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  • Tie Domi talks charity work, forthcoming book, and his son, Max

    Tie Domi talks charity work, forthcoming book, and his son, Max

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Blizzards and boxing: postponed games throughout the NHL’s hist…

    Blizzards and boxing: postponed games throughout the NHL’s history

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Inclement 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 …
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  • Jack Johnson saga a sober warning for today’s NHL millionaire

    Jack Johnson saga a sober warning for today’s NHL millionaire

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Maple Leafs Fans Finish "Star-Spangled Banner" After …

    Maple Leafs Fans Finish "Star-Spangled Banner" After Mic Cuts Out

    deadspin.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…
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  • God Help Me, I Do Care About The Maple Leafs' Stupid Salute Con…

    God Help Me, I Do Care About The Maple Leafs' Stupid Salute Controversy

    deadspin.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…
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  • Van Riemsdyk scores twice as Maple Leafs bounce back with 5-2 w…

    Van Riemsdyk scores twice as Maple Leafs bounce back with 5-2 win over Lightning

    NHL.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...
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  • Update: Leafs snub fans by refraining from post-game salute

    Update: Leafs snub fans by refraining from post-game salute

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com deadspin.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    Even 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…
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  • Lightning ‘can’t go much longer’ without Victor Hedman: Cooper

    Lightning ‘can’t go much longer’ without Victor Hedman: Cooper

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Preds’ Taylor Beck scores from between his legs – and with his …

    Preds’ Taylor Beck scores from between his legs – and with his back to the net

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Maple Leaf prospect Willie Nylander on pace to destroy Swedish …

    Maple Leaf prospect Willie Nylander on pace to destroy Swedish League record books at 18

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Maple Leafs forward Kessel meets with media after reported snub…

    Maple Leafs forward Kessel meets with media after reported snub after loss

    NHL.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...
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  • Rumor Roundup: With current tandem struggling, Edmonton may loo…

    Rumor Roundup: With current tandem struggling, Edmonton may look for help in goal

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Coach’s Challenge would be right call for NHL

    Coach’s Challenge would be right call for NHL

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Dear hockey fans: let’s do more to weed out internet trolls

    Dear hockey fans: let’s do more to weed out internet trolls

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 01:50

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Nov 21
    Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL.
  • Video - Canadian Fans Join In On U.S. Anthem 00:49

    Canadian Fans Join In On U.S. Anthem

    Nov 20
    After a technical glitch, Toronto Maple Leafs fans help the singer finish the US national anthem.
  • Video - Maple Leafs Blow By Lightning 00:45

    Maple Leafs Blow By Lightning

    Nov 20
    James van Riemsdyk led the Maple Leafs with two goals in a 5-2 win over the Lightning.
  • Video - Dupuis Lifts Penguins Past Maple Leafs 00:43

    Dupuis Lifts Penguins Past Maple Leafs

    Nov 14
    Pascal Dupuis scored twice in the Penguins' 2-1 win over the Maple Leafs.

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