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ToHN Daily: Positive signs for Maple Leafs, not Canucks; new owners in Pittsburgh?




Positive signs for the Maple Leafs coming out of Tuesday’s win, trouble brewing in Vancouver, a potential change in ownership for the Penguins, a milestone for Ryan Getzlaf and more.

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Vancouver: Rob Simpson looks at some of the on-ice issues for the Canucks.

Montreal: Primeau proves he is the future in Canadiens 3-2 loss to Rangers.

Toronto: Five takeaways – Matthews shooting, Campbell stopping, and more toughness for the Maple Leafs.

Toronto: Jack Campbell earns shutout in Maple Leafs’ 3-0 win vs. Nashville.

Toronto: Maple Leafs’ 18th captain Dion Phaneuf officially announces retirement.



Pittsburgh: Multiple reports say that the Fenway Group is buying the Penguins.

Anaheim: Veteran Ducks centre Ryan Getzlaf recorded his 1,000th point in a 3-2 OT win vs. Washington.

Boston: Smith could return to Bruins lineup Saturday against Flyers.

San Jose: Bob Boughner says this is the best that he has seen Timo Meier play.

N.Y. Islanders: 3 Takeaways – Ugly loss ends 13-game road trip.

Florida: Carter Verhaeghe shines (and Aleksander Barkov is injured) in win over Islanders.

N.Y. Rangers: Winger Sammy Blais is out for the rest of the season with a torn ACL.

Detroit: Red Wings lose captain Dylan Larkin to Covid protocol.

Washington: Same goes for the Capitals’ Lars Eller, who is also in Covid protocol.

Vegas: Jonathan Marchessault lands in Covid protocol before Golden Knights loss to Carolina.



Tuesday’s games:

DAL LW Jason Robertson 2 G, 1 A

2 G, 5 A, 7 SOG during 4-game point streak.

EDM C Leon Draisaitl 2 G

7 G, 3 A, 18 SOG during 4-game point streak.

ANA C Trevor Zegras 2 G

4 G, 1 A, 6 SOG in past 2 GP

ARZ C Barrett Hayton 2 G

First two goals of the season.

TOR C Auston Matthews 1 G, 1 A

2 G, 4 A, 17 SOG during 4-game point streak.

CAR C Sebastian Aho 1 G, 1 A

2 G, 3 A, 19 SOG in past 4 GP

SJ RW Timo Meier 1 G, 1 A

6 G, 8 A, 43 SOG in 10 GP

CAR C Vincent Trocheck 1 G, 1 A

4 G, 9 A, 23 SOG in past 12 GP

FLA RW Patric Hornqvist 1 G, 1 A

2 G, 4 A, 15 SOG in past 7 GP

MTL C Christian Dvorak 1 G, 1 A

0 G, 2 A in previous 11 GP

TOR C David Kampf 1 G, 1 A

2 G, 2 A, 6 SOG in past 4 GP


Draft Kings DFS Value Plays for Wednesday

LA C Phillip Danault $3700 vs. WSH

2 G, 2 A, 14 SOG in past 4 GP

SEA LW Jaden Schwartz $4200 vs. CHI

3 G, 7 A, 32 SOG in past 9 GP

VAN RW Nils Hoglander $3500 vs. COL

4 G, 1 A, 12 SOG in past 3 GP

COL D Samuel Girard $3800 at VAN

1 G, 6 A, 10 SOG in past 3 GP

COL D Erik Johnson $3200 at VAN

1 G, 2 A, 14 SOG in past 5 GP

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