Around the League - 2019/20 Season Edition #1

Discussion in 'Toronto Maple Leafs' started by BertCorbeau, Oct 4, 2019.

  1. Rants Mulliniks

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    In a nutshell. Teams with opposite issues. Isles can win on D but will never win due to lack of O (despite some people telling you D wins, you do require O with that D....can't run the gauntlet without it). Leafs have the O but need the systems. I'd still much rather have the game breakers and build the systems or spare parts than vice versa. I'd also rather have money tied to game breakers than what Lou likes to tie his money and term into. The moment you get game breakers that becomes a problem. Luckily for him he has virtually none (maybe 1) so he can skate through it relatively unnoticed for now.
     
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    Come on Bruins....win in regulation.
     
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    Funny watching Montreal fans cheer Chara. Everyone talking about how classy and respectful they are... lol

    It wasn't that long ago they tried to arrest him for assault after the Pacioretty hit into the stanchion.
     
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    That Canucks OT ending. Imagine this board if that where Marner, Matthews and Barrie.
     
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    NYI run their win streak up to 10 straight games.
     
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    Boston Bruins through 15 games:

    Top line:
    Pastrnak 30 points
    Marchand 28 points
    Bergeron 16 points

    Next highest forward:
    Heinen/Debrusk 6 points

    Replace that top line with an average first line and they'd be a basement feeder. That line is absolutely other worldly.
     
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    Its the best line in pro hockey by a wide margin
     
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    That drop between Pastrnak and Marchand to Bergeron is even quite surprising. That's nothing more than an observation because Bergeron is the best in the game on both sides of the puck which won't show up in points.
     
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    Sometimes a dying tree blooms heavily.
     
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    Tough one, but How was the Coyle play offside? Looked like he had control of the puck.
     
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    got to be a wee bit envious when your main rivals big guns show up.......every game.......for sixty minutes.........
     
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    wife margin? that can't be good, is she not feeling the love? :naughty:
     
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    I guess you didn't watch Landeskog-MacKinnon-Rantonen last year.

    I'd still take Boston's but Colorado's isnt far behind and is a lot younger.
     
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    Longer term maybe - but right now the fact that the Bruins line can pair the est shut down centre in hockey with a goal scoring machine in Pasta AND still have Marchand in the mix gives them the advantage imo

    Good news for Leafs fans is that age will catch up with Bergeron sooner rather than later
     
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    That trade looks pretty good for Ottawa ..... :propeller


    :punk: :punk: :punk:
     
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    Blues are 11-3-3 despite below average 5 on 5 play. Once they start hitting on all cylinders....watch out
     
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    oilers are 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. maybe falling back to earth after a strong start( easy schedule tho)
     
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    Krug basically picks up every assist that Bergeron misses.
     
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    how often do we play 3 of them together?
     
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    Isles blow a 3 goal lead in the third and lose in OT to the Pens.

    Hopefully they start coming down to earth.
     
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    And Gardiner with a vintage giveaway leading to a goal against tonight :laugh:
     
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    My guess is that Jon Cooper has coached his last game with TB in north America. Buffalo will finish him off in Sweden.
     
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    They've been living off high PDO the whole streak while getting outplayed most games.

    Greiss and Varly are not future Vezina winners.
     
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    Imo its strange the Bolts havent been getting anywhere close to the scrutiny that thr Leafs have:talk about underperforming....

    Edit: mixup of teams
     
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    You mean the bolts? Isles are out performing every possible expectation you could have of them. Lightning and have had a crappy start but these two games against the Sabres might just be what they need to get going. Hopefully the suck this year and dont make playoffs or end up a WC so if we end 2nd seed we get one of sabres/habs/Panthers
     
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