happy holidays!!

From all of us at puckinleafs, I’d like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!! AND A VERY HAPPY WORLD JUNIOR HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS!!! WHOOOOOTTTT!!! LETS DO THAT HOCKEY!!!

Blues Bag of pucks

Welcome to another edition of Blues Bag of Pucks, where nobody wins and the goals don’t matter.  We’ll get this rolling right away with a question that was asked and then, in other words, asked again:  The Question:You know what I’m curious about? This whole “leopard can change its spots” narrative where players can learn … Read more

nhl/nhlpa reach tentative agreement

It appears that hockey will return on January 13th, as the NHL and NHLPA have reached a tentative agreement to begin regular season play on that date. Camps will open on January 3rd for all teams that qualified for the play-in round last summer, with the rest getting a few days more to prepare via … Read more

canadian division “probable” says bettman

This isn’t something that will come as a surprise to anybody here, of that I’m sure. There have been rumours of a temporary Canadian Division floating around for weeks now. Due to the very real and very serious COVID-19 pandemic, travel between the United States and Canada has been suspended. This means that any play … Read more

a leafs christmas carol

Today, a mid-December day and a happy-go-lucky, naive young leaf GM named Scooby Dooby Dubious, sits in his office shouting at Bean for another simulation. His bean counter, Jordache Beano, runs another computer simulation of the Leafs season, showing their expected wins are virtually guaranteeing yet another Stanely Cup, just like in years past. The … Read more

NHL/NHLPA making progress…. maybe

I’ll let Frank Seravalli take it from here: While Gary Bettman can say that they aren’t looking to renegotiate the CBA, it’s also been put out there that he has made the players know that how their earning are managed in the future will depend on the decisions they make in the present. In other … Read more