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Toronto Maple Leafs’ newest challenge is to avoid resting on their laurels

By Lance Hornby TORONTO — The first obstacle the Toronto Maple Leafs have to overcome at training camp will be overconfidence. Born of a strong showing in 2016-17, an unexpected playoff appearance, a raft of rookie scoring records and personal bests by others, the Leafs will enter camp in a few weeks with something of a swagger. Just don’t get ...

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5 overpaid players who have to produce

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2017-18 team-by-team NHL season outlook: Previewing the Florida Panthers

As October creeps closer, another NHL season creeps with it. In the ninth of a series of team-by-team summer reviews and season previews, here’s a glimpse at the … Florida Panthers A year removed from a first-place finish in the Atlantic Division, the Panthers fell rather drastically in 2016-17, ending the season with a bottom-10 offensive ranking and a defensive ...

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2017-18 team-by-team NHL season outlook: Previewing the Florida Panthers

As October creeps closer, another NHL season creeps with it. In the ninth of a series of team-by-team summer reviews and season previews, here’s a glimpse at the … Florida Panthers A year removed from a first-place finish in the Atlantic Division, the Panthers fell rather drastically in 2016-17, ending the season with a bottom-10 offensive ranking and a defensive ...

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Quebec hockey league defends English on ice: 'It's the language of hockey'

The commissioner for the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League is defending the use of English as the main language of communication between coaches and their players. The controversy erupted after a professor in the Saguenay region refused a request to teach English to a 17-year-old Russian player, saying the team should be speaking to each other in French. In response, league commissioner ...

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5 questionable offseason NHL signings

The following five signings left NHL fans and analysts alike scratching their heads, wondering, “why?” Or, “that much?” These signings were not only questionable from Day 1, but could end up hurting their teams long term. *Age is considered at the start of the season (Oct. 4). Patrick Marleau, Maple Leafs Age: 38Term: 3 yearsAAV: $ 6.25 millionNMC: Full Adding ...

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