Gerard Gallant and Peter DeBoer

Vegas Golden Knights Double Down on Stupid: Fire Head Coach Gerard Gallant, Hire Peter DeBoer

Earlier today, in a move that has the hockey world scratching their collective heads, the Vegas Golden Knights fired Head Coach Gerard Gallant, replacing him with Peter DeBoer. https://twitter.com/GoldenKnights/status/1217470677739102208 The Pacific Division is a picture of parity this season. Although Vegas is just outside of a wild card spot, they are a mere three points …

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Morgan Rielly Injury the Latest in a Series of Unfortunate Injuries for Maple Leafs

Earlier today, the Toronto Maple Leafs announced that defenseman Morgan Rielly was injured during Sunday night's game against the Florida Panthers and is expected to miss eight weeks with a fractured foot. The injury is just the latest in a litany of unfortunate injuries that have struck the Maple Leafs this season. https://twitter.com/LeafsPR/status/1216804161863475206 When It …

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Martin Marincin re-signs with the Leafs

Leafs Mistakenly Re-Sign Martin Marincin

In a classic case of miscommunication, Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager Kyle Dubas re-signed defenseman Martin Marincin to a one year, $700,000 extension. Coach Sheldon Keefe had previously petitioned Dubas for another mannequin to be used during Leafs practices. When interviewed, Dubas said with a chuckle, "He [Keefe] just came in and said he wanted …

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BREAKING NEWS: The Toronto Maple Leafs have not won the Stanley Cup since 1967

I have been cheering for the Toronto Maple Leafs since childhood, being fortunate enough to witness the Mats Sundin era teams. Since then I have enjoyed watching players such as Phil Kessel, Dion Phaneuf, James van Riemsdyk, James Reimer, and Mikhail Grabovski don the Leafs' sweater. The current glut of skill on the team has …

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A Haiku for Every NHL Team’s Season – Pacific Division

Welcome to the fourth and final instalment in a four-part series summarising the triumphs and tragedies of all 31 NHL team's seasons to date within the confines of a haiku. You can find the Atlantic Division version here, the Metropolitan Division version here, and the Central Division version here. Again, for those unsure what a …

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A Haiku for every NHL Team’s Season – Central Division

Welcome to the penultimate instalment in our four-part series summarising each NHL team's season within the confines of a haiku. You can find the Atlantic Division version here and the Metropolitan Division version here for your reading pleasure. Again, for those unsure what a Haiku is, it is an “unrhymed Japanese poetic form that consists …

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A Haiku for every NHL Team’s Season – Metropolitan Division

This is the second part of a four-part series in which we here at Hockey Embassy are summarising each team's season thus far into a 17-syllable haiku. See the Atlantic division article here. It's a way for us to appear busy while doing the absolute bare minimum, which is somehow still more than what NHL …

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