The Leafs are pressed right up against the cap, something's gotta give

Cam Lewis
January 09 2015 10:47AM

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It doesn’t take much analysis to realize that things are pretty rotten in Toronto. After firing Randy Carlyle, the Leafs came out and laid an egg at home, getting shelled 6-2 by the Washington Capitals. The Leafs, who are 2-8-0 in their last 10 games, are quickly slipping out of playoff contention in the Eastern Conference, and with their current salary cap situation, it’s going to be really difficult for them to do anything about it. 

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
January 09 2015 07:00AM

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World Junior gold, Phil Kessel exchange with reporter, Leafs fire Carlyle, 5 coaching candidates, Todd Nelson needs to go, Flames at the halfway mark, catching up with former Canucks and more in this week's Roundup.

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The Flames are actually a really good buyer candidate come trade deadline time

Cam Lewis
January 08 2015 02:19PM

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When it comes to the Trade Deadline, there’s buyers, there’s sellers, and then there’s the Calgary Flames who are floating around somewhere in Purgatory. While they may not have planned to be buyers at the deadline, of all teams in the league, they might actually be in the best position to do so. 

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Top Goalies of the 2015 World Juniors

Josh W
January 08 2015 09:00AM


With the World Juniors over we can go back and look at how teams and performed over the tournament.  Much like scouts ranking Crouse at #3 in prospect rankings, we can use this small sample size to making sweeping generalizations about these players.

One of the fun areas to analyze is goalies given how difficult they are to predict, how easily they are affected by variances and how much they can effect the results of games. So let’s use what we know about goaltender analytics to see which were the best goaltenders of the tournament.

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First Star, Worst Star: January 4th, 2015

jeanshorts
January 04 2015 07:30AM

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Well gang, we did it, we made it to the year 2015. THE FUTURE IS NOW! And what also is now is this weeks First Star, Worst Star. 

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