Thursday Mashup: Campoli, Schenn, hockey links everywhere


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A good number of links this morning folks, including a few from the Leafs Nation which has blown up for an abundance of material in the past couple days.

We’ve also had a discussion going over whether the Leafs will look at adding Chris Campoli in the coming days/weeks. Our own Alex Tran mentioned yesterday that Campoli could be looking to come to the hockey mecca.

The question, of course, is whether Burke and co. will look at adding him for cheap after the Hawks parted ways with him yesterday.

I’m not sure the team really needs yet another defenceman, but knowing Burke and his dream of having an entire team made of blueliners, it’s very possible that he ends up with the Leafs. Why have 10 defenceman when you can have 11? Why have 49 when you can have 50?

There are a lot of links, so I’ll quit wasting your time.

Is Luke Schenn really a top shutdown defenceman?

David Johnson at Hockey Analysis tries to find the answer

The new Leafs by the numbers

Danny Gray at TLN looks at the newest Leafs and their number choices

Do goons help win games?

67 Sound at TLN presents some good analysis in this piece

Net presence scoring chances at even strength

More great work from Slava Duris. Is anybody surprised?

What Liles brings to the Leafs

You’re going to love this article from Mirtle at the G&M

Burke loves to trade with the Ducks

No kidding. Kyle Cicerella looks at Burke’s constant wheeling and dealing with Anaheim

Rumor roundup: is Yashin on the way?

The Hockey News with the roundup

Carter, Wisniewski, and avoiding the misery of losing

Wyshysnki’s piece about the Jackets

Campoli cut loose

Mirtle has the story

20 questions with super agent Don Meehan

Nice interview from Sean Fitz-Gerald at the National Post

Enjoy the links and have a good Thursday. If you have any others you’d like to add, drop them in the comments.

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