The NHL and its players need to care

If you haven’t already read the open letter to the NHL by Matthew Henriques, I strongly encourage you start there before reading my post. 
One of things that repeatedly gets said around the hockey world is that we’ve got the best sport, but we’ve got the worst league. Sometimes it would be nice if the NHL would stop proving that statement right, but yesterday was not the day.
On a day when the a move by the Milwaukee Bucks led to the postponement of the entire NBA schedule, and led to similar actions in the WNBA, MLS, and MLB, the NHL responded to these players boycotting their games by having a 33 second moment of reflection before one game with the words “End Racism” on the jumbotron.

Before puck drop.
— Christine Simpson (@SNChrisSimpson) August 27, 2020

Obviously this is an incredibly embarrassing moment for the league. At a time when people are demanding real action be taken on the continuous police shootings of African Americans and players in other sports are using their platform to demand real change be taken beyond simple lip service to a substantial human rights …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

Five teams who are likely to steal the Toronto Raptors crown

The NBA is wide open this season. Which five teams are most likely to steal the Toronto Raptors crown? If you come at the king, you best not miss. That’s the way the Toronto Raptors see it this season, at least. First-time defending champions, the Raptors will have to do everything in their power to […]
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Author: Thomas Valentine / Raptors HQ

Here’s some hype videos to get you going

You need a fancy description? Crack open a cold one and fire these up on your smart TV.

Here it is folks! Leafs Playoff Hype video for the 2018-2019 season. Been working on this one for a while, hope you like it! #LeafsForever
— x – Laura Duarte (@duarteelauraa) April 7, 2019

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Author: TLN Staff / The Leafs Nation