I was just taking a waltz through the National Hockey League’s official website and…
Well would ya look at that?! First in the league is pretty good, right?
Of course, the only reason I share that is because non-Leafs fans like to bash Leafs fans for getting happy about ANYTHING, it seems. Well, I am happy about this team’s play so far, and I will share my happiness.
The Colorado Avalanche are also undefeated, so one team will leave with their first defeat of the season in tomorrow night’s game against the Leafs at the Air Canada Centre. In the meantime, here’s your daily fill of Leafs and NHL news:
Get well soon, Dave. From James Mirtle of The Globe and Mail.
Justin Goldman tweeted this link out during Saturday night’s game. It’s from back in June, but it’s still an interesting read on the strengths and weaknesses of both goalies. I’m definitely thrilled with what I’ve seen from Bernier so far. Interview by Alec Brownscombe of Maple Leafs Hot Stove.
Speaking of Bernier and Reimer, SkinnyFish of Pension Plan Puppets is keeping track of where the two goalies are letting in shots. Pretty interesting stuff.
Speaking of SkinnyFish (I am just a segue machine today!), he ran a correlation on fighting and non-obstruction penalties and (SURPRISE!) there is none. From PPP.
No “cold” performers this week, because the Marlies are amazing. From Kyle Cicerella.
Kevin Allen of USA Today thinks the Leafs could be an “intriguing team” if they add another defenseman. That definitely continues to be a weak spot on this team.