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With two losses to start the season, there is little love for the head coach right now:
At least we got this cool hype video?
Farewell to our guy Andry Greene:
A brutal injury for the Leafs:
The @MapleLeafs have placed G Matt Murray on long-term injured reserve. He is expected to miss a minimum of four weeks (adductor injury).— Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) October 15, 2022
G Erik Källgren has been recalled from the @TorontoMarlies on an emergency basis.
OK, just one more tank:
Connor Bedard's first 10 games in the WHL this season:— NHL (@NHL) October 16, 2022
-140 shot attempts
-70 shots on goal
Yeah, this kid's going to be something special. #NHLDraft
( : @MitchLBrown) pic.twitter.com/GC9OLET6AQ
The fallout from the Hockey Canada situation continues:
Hearing several Hockey Canada major sponsors who have paused their relationships to the men’s program for the 2022-23 season continue to have internal discussions about permanently terminating their relationships.— Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) October 16, 2022
One exec told me companies weighing long term damage to HC brand.
“The NHL said it found no evidence to substantiate sexual misconduct allegations against Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ian Cole and considers the matter closed. Cole was immediately reinstated by the Lightning, who had suspended him with pay.” [ESPN]
Will we see more teams signing younger, “low-data” players to long deals? A look at what might be the new trend in NHL contracts: [The Athletic ($)]
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