Oilers snap Leafs winning streak in thrilling OT contest

The Leafs and Oilers put on a show on Saturday night in a fast paced, tightly contested game that featured highlight reel moments from some of the game’s biggest stars. The Leafs battled back from a two goal deficit but came up short in a 4-3 overtime loss, bringing their record to 5-0-1 in one goal games so far this season.
Both teams had their legs from the get go and played at a furious pace to begin the opening period. The Oilers got the first good chance of the contest when a puck trickled behind Frederik Andersen and Mikko Lehtonen dove behind him to pull the puck off the goal line with his hand, leading to a penalty shot for former Leaf Tyler Ennis. Andersen stayed with him the whole way, forcing a shot wide to keep the game scoreless and went on to make a handful of big saves to weather the early storm before Dominik Kahun opened the scoring on an odd man rush.
The Oilers’ forecheck caused problems for the Leafs early and they struggled to move the puck out of their zone with possession but Toronto broke through late in the period with …

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Author: Nick Richard / The Leafs Nation

Toronto Raptors: Stock Take, and OG Anunoby stands above the rest

The Toronto Raptors appeared to show a few more cracks than intended in their worst week of the season so far. Whose stock rose and who fell this week? Well, I, for one, am glad that week is done and in the books now. I imagine the Toronto Raptors are pretty happy this one is […]
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Author: Thomas Valentine / Raptors HQ

2 Guys and a Goalie pres. by OddsShark- Chabot signing, Jets’ future, Preseason, betting odds

This is episode two of the show, and the guys were joined by Kris Abbot of Odds Shark, and Frank Seravalli of TSN.
They discuss the signing of Thomas Chabot to an 8 year extension and the thought-process behind a young player committing long-term to a re-building franchise.
Kris Abbot joined to discuss a few things:
Betting on the NHL Preseason and the best way to do it
Reliving some AHL memories with Gager
Inflated Toronto Maple Leafs bets
Odds on Freddy Andersen’s stats
Over/under on 102pts

Best bets for other Canadian teams
Senators playoff odds
The Winnpeg Jets’ wins over/under and how Dustin Byfuglien’s possible retirement, along with the Patrick Laine and Kyle Connor holdouts will effect that
Betting with Odds Shark

Frank Seravelli joined to discuss:
The Popeyes Poll Question: what the Jets’ priority should be in terms of Laine, Connor, and possibly trading for a defenceman
Likely trade partners
Keys to becoming an hockey insider
Carter Hart leading the Philadelphia Flyers back to the playoffs and where to find the best cheesesteak in Philly.
They close out the show with the Auston Matthews chirp on Scott Sabourin and talk about chirping in the preseason.

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Author: Nation World HQ / The Leafs Nation