Around the NHL: Comparing NHL teams to Formula 1 teams

I’m definitely not alone in saying that Formula 1 has recently swept me off my feet and captivated me as one of my new favourite sports. After a friend told me to watch the Drive to Survive Netflix series, it timed perfectly with the start of the 2021 season in Bahrain. One exciting race later, and I was in.
Now, I’m not the only one, a lot of the sports world, and even non-sports fans have been enjoying the drama of the sport, and how it extends beyond race day. If you’re like me as well, the meme content that comes out of every race weekend is second to none, in my humble opinion.
One of the most interesting aspects of the sport is the fact that there are still teams, even though the drivers on the same team are still competing against each other, and sometimes it’s even hyper focused on their teammates because they’re the only other driver on the track that’s in the exact same car as you. It’d be like if NHL teams had the Stanley Cup playoffs, except the only person that actually gets the Cup is the MVP of …

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Author: Scott Maxwell / The Leafs Nation

Leafs and Bruins Subreddits Join Forces for Greater Good

With playoffs always comes a lot of tension. On the ice alone, you see the 20 players on each team go toe to toe, battle over every puck, fight for every goal, and even throw a few punches here and there.
Off the ice, it’s almost as bad, as the dueling fanbases constantly chirp, heckle, and gloat at each other, and it can reach heights of interesting proportions, such as the recent racial slurs directed towards Kadri.
But, with every battle, there’s always something good that comes out of it. Sometimes it’s very clear what that is, sometimes it’s hidden behind the carnage. In the case of this series, one corner of the internet has decided to direct their anger at each other to contribute towards charity.
Both the Leafs subreddit (r/leafs) and the Bruins subreddit (r/BostonBruins) joined forces to donate to a couple of good causes in their respective communities. And there’s only one. For every Leafs win, fans participating in the cause would donate to the Boston Children’s Hospital. For every Bruins win, they donate to Toronto Sick Kids.
After that, it’s up to the participant to decide how much …

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Author: Scott Maxwell / The Leafs Nation