Morning Mashup: A Day For Hockey Links


Photo Credit: AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese

Not many words today guys, but we’ve got a ton of links prepared for your reading pleasure. Stories ranging from Leafs training camp battles and a story about Tyler Biggs to arguing the validity of the charity point with Greg Wyshynski. MLHS’ Morning Mashup has it all. Enjoy.

Days until… Training Camp: 14 / Pre-Season: 21 / 2011-2012 NHL Season Opening: 38.


Training Camp Battles: 1C (Also Known As “He Who Plays With Kessel”) – Myles Robinson adds his $0.02 about the 1C job for The Buds.

Preseason Top 16: #3 Miami – Tyler Biggs being counted on as a key player for the Miami Redhawks.

Playing the Pessimist: Total Eclipse of the Chart – PPP charts pre and post Reimer stats and what to expect.

Simmons: Sid’s silence ominous - No surprise… Negative Nancy Steve Simmons is pessimistic about the Leafs signings.

Rychel predicts 6th-place finish – Kenny Ryan still has a spot to earn with the Marlies, says Warren Rychel.

Who was the last real Maple Leaf superstar? Will Kessel be next? Kadri? If not, who? – VLM asks these intriguing questions


Another argument against the NHL charity point – Greg Wyshynski gives us pause as to whether or not points should be given to OT losses. Also, another sick shootout goal from Mikael Granlund

Concussions dominate talks at Quebec hockey summit – Mirtle reports in from the Quebec Hockey Summit

The NHL coaching landscape, then and now – Greg Wyshynski looks at past and present NHL coaching and term

THN’s one on one with Steven Stamkos – Ryan Kennedy catches up with the superstar

Shanahan prepares to assume new role as disciplinarian – THN has the story