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THN Analytics: Visualizing the trade
thehockeynews.com Updated 16 hours ago
By Benjamin Wendorf – special to THN Midseason trades are a bit of a curiosity in the NHL; they’re usually, at least on one side, expressions of immediate purpose – though intuitively both teams are getting someone they want. From a player’s perspective…Upvote Share Tweet
yahoo.com 17 hours agoFor a family of four, the price of attending an NHL game rose by 4.7 percent from last season, according to the latest Team Marketing Report analysis of the League. TMR released its new Fan Cost Index for 2014-15 on Thursday, and found that a theoretica…Upvote Share TweetThe Maple Leafs were back on the ice a day after they were locked down in their hotel near the shootings in Ottawa.Upvote Share Tweet
NHL game postponed due to Parliament Hill attack rescheduled for NovemberNHL.com 21 hours agoOTTAWA - The game between the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs that was postponed because of Wednesday's shooting on Parliament Hill has been rescheduled for Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. at Canadian Tire Centre. The game scheduled for Wednesday ni...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 21 hours agoNEW YORK -- Wednesday's postponed game between the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa has been rescheduled for Sunday, Nov. 9 in Ottawa, the National Hockey League announced today. The start time for the game...Upvote Share Tweet
David Clarkson doesn’t fear the THN cover curse – and he’s fighting backthehockeynews.com 22 hours agoDo hockey players believe in curses? The easy answer is “Of course not.” An athlete who lets superstitions dictate his game isn’t made for The Show. But if there were ever a player to start believing, could you blame David Clarkson? In the summer of 201…Upvote Share Tweet
Around the League notebook for Wednesday, Oct. 22NHL.com Oct 23 (yesterday)WEDNESDAY RESULTS Home Team in CAPS Toronto Maple Leafs, OTTAWA SENATORS - PPD Philadelphia Flyers 5, PITTSBURGH PENGUINS 3 EDMONTON OILERS 3, Washington Capitals 2 ANAHEIM DUCKS 4, Buffalo Sabres 1 ANDERSEN, PERRY HELP DUCKS SOA...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 22 (yesterday)The Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators were due to play on Wednesday night. They did not because downtown Ottawa came under siege earlier in the day, when a gunman shot and killed a solider at the National War Memorial before the gunman was shot an…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Oct 22 (yesterday)The game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday was postponed by the NHL after a series of shootings in and around Parliament Hill in downtown Ottawa. The shootings resulted in the death of a Canadian soldier who w...Upvote Share Tweet
Kessel's two goals lifts Maple Leafs to 5-2 win over IslandersNHL.com Oct 21 (2 days ago)UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Phil Kessel scored two goals to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-2 rout over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. Nine Maple Leafs finished with at least one point, led by Kessel's three. James van Riemsdyk and Mike S...Upvote Share Tweet
Why Mark Hunter is a smart hire as the Maple Leafs’ director of player personnelthehockeynews.com Oct 21 (3 days ago)The Toronto Maple Leafs went so nuts with their hiring spree – from Brendan Shanahan to Kyle Dubas to Darryl Metcalf of Extra Skater – that they couldn’t stop shopping for executives by the time the season started. Tuesday, they unveiled Mark Hunter as …Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Could a Yakupov-for-Gardiner swap happen?thehockeynews.com Oct 21 (3 days ago)The appearance of Toronto Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis at Rexall Place for Friday’s game between the Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers raised eyebrows among NHL followers. Sportsnet’s Mark Spector wondered if Ben Scrivens performance in that game could…Upvote Share Tweet
Five fresh faces making an impact with their new teamsthehockeynews.com Oct 19 (5 days ago)It’s still early in the season, but fans are starting to get a feel for which free agent pick-ups and off-season trades have worked in their favor. For some, it was a blockbuster deal that could change the future of the franchise. For others, it was a s…Upvote Share Tweet
Zetterberg scores late in OT as Red Wings beat Maple Leafs 1-0 to sweep home-and homeNHL.com Oct 18 (5 days ago)DETROIT - Henrik Zetterberg scored with 9.9 seconds left in overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 1-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night and a sweep of the teams' home-and-home series. Zetterburg streaked down the right...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Myers, Staal could be moved for the right pricethehockeynews.com Oct 18 (6 days ago)The respective trade statuses of Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal and Buffalo Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers remain hot topics in the NHL rumor mill. In today’s salary cap era, it’s unusual to see two such notable players mentioned this early in th…Upvote Share TweetNo. 1 Star: Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit Red Wings The Red Wings captain had a 4-point night, assisting on all of Detroit’s goals in a 4-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. He had the primary assist on the Red Wings’ first three goals, two from Johan Fran…Upvote Share Tweet
NHL Game Postponed After Ottawa ShootingsOct 22Katie Strang discusses how the Toronto Maple Leafs have been impacted by a series of shootings in the city of Ottawa, which has resulted in the team being sequestered at its hotel and the game against the Senators being postponed.
Don't Blame DrakeOct 21Drake hung out at Kentucky's Midnight Madness this past weekend, violating NBA rules and regulations yet again. But is he to blame for this?
Kessel Leads Maple Leafs Past IslandersOct 21Phil Kessel scored twice in the Maple Leafs' 5-2 win over the Islanders.
Red Wings Crush Maple LeafsOct 17Johan Franzen scored twice in the Red Wings' 4-1 win over the Maple Leafs.
Football for BreakfastOct 24I have no idea what’s going to happen Sunday when the NFL puts the Detroit-Atlanta game from London on national TV at 9:30 in the morning on the East Coast. No one does. But I do know a lot of important people are curious about it. “I am as curious as y…
Week 8: Percy Harvin Goes GreenOct 23The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
NBA: Steve Nash's contract continues to cost Los Angeles LakersOct 23With Steve Nash out for the entire 2014-15 season, his contract continues to hurt the Lakers, writes J.A. Adande.
Little clarity in surprising NFC -- John Clayton's First and GoalOct 23John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.