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Browsing the Barilkosphere - October 3, 2013

The Leafs are undefeated. I will continue to say this and annoy other fanbases endlessly until the Leafs lose a game. Frankly, they weren’t the better team last night, but Jonathan Bernier made up for it by being a brick wall in net. Check out James’ recap if you’d like more details. Here are your links:

LEAFS POSTGAME – Bolland pots two, Bernier shuts down Flyers

I think Bernier earned himself a start on Saturday, don’t you? From Ryan Fancey of The LeafsNation.

Concussed George Parros out indefinitely for Canadiens

If you missed it, George Parros was released from hospital with a concussion Wednesday and is out indefinitely. Concussions suck, but at least he’s out of the hospital. Get well soon, Le Stache. From the Canadian Press via CBC Sports.

Status quo not acceptable for fighting rules

I can understand why general managers would be opposed to fighting, since their interest is keeping their investments healthy. But until the players agree a change needs to be made, a change won’t be made. From Pierre LeBrun of ESPN.

NHL schedule: The best games of opening week

Two nights are in the books, but still plenty of teams have yet to open their season. Besides the obvious Leafs-Senators game, I’m looking forward to Canucks-Sharks and Bruins-Red Wings. From Matt Brigidi of SB Nation.

What We Learned on NHL Opening Night

If there’s one thing the NHL does right, it’s painfully long pre-game introductions. Wait, I mean wrong. Or right? I don’t know. Here’s Sean McIndoe a.k.a Down Goes Brown for Grantland.

2013-14 NHL teams by height, weight and age

An annual tradition, like Christmas or Black Friday. The Leafs are big, and they’re young. From James Mirtle.


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