Found June 07, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
Update: Wrong blog, oh well, interesting discussion anyway. One does not necessarily think, "Well, hey, the competition committee decided to actually tweak some rules...I'll go talk to Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Ben Scrivens!" but the Toronto Star's Kevin McGran did just that, and he received some particularly nuanced observations and opinions regarding the concepts of making nets "shallower," reducing the size of goalie pads' thigh rises and instituting hybrid icing, at least for the 2013-2014 season's training camps and exhibition games: Q: The league is hoping that by making the nets shallower and getting rid of the bow behind the posts – making the sides straighter – there will be more wraparounds and jam plays. Scrivens: “The biggest thing is: You’ve still got to make it around the post. As round as it is now on the outside, that almost could be more conducive to a wraparound, because if you think about the actual path a puck h...

A Good Time To Trade Phil Kessel

from Dave Feschuk of the Toronto Star, ... making big changes to the Toronto roster, with the NHL salary cap shrinking from around $70 million (all figures U.S.) to about $64 million, will require bold vision and savvy manoeuvring that many fans might consider sacrilege. Example: There’d be no better time to trade Kessel, considering his excellent run of play as the league’s...

Mike Augello: Who To Sign And For How Much; Bargain Buys In Free Agency #3 – Rob Scuderi

One of the main tasks facing Leafs GM Dave Nonis this summer will be to decide how many of the 13 restricted and unrestricted free agents that finished the season will be back and if so, for how much. All indications are that Clarke MacArthur and Tyler Bozak’s days in Blue and White are numbered unless they are willing to take less than what they would get on the open market...

What the Pittsburgh Penguins Can Learn From the Toronto Maple Leafs

That's probably a headline you never thought you'd read, right? Despite losing in seven games (and blowing a 4-1 lead in the third period of game seven that was unlike anything we've ever seen) the Toronto Maple Leafs have had more success against the Boston Bruins than any other team in these playoffs. That means that, maybe, the Pittsburgh Penguins can learn something...
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