Brendan Shanahan told reporters yesterday that the Leafs‘ next front office hire (perhaps a cap guy to fill Claude Loiselle’s position?) will be announced sometime next week.
In other Leafs news, pictured below is what the new Legends Row monument outside the ACC will look like once completed, courtesy of James Mirtle. Teeder Kennedy was the first name unveiled for the monument yesterday.
- Toronto Star: Ted’s son Mark Kennedy talks about how special the inclusion in the monument would be to his late father
- Canada.com: Brendan Shanahan says Leafs off-season work still ongoing. He’s also expected to meet with Phaneuf shortly.
- Puck Daddy: NHL about to wage a war against advanced stats sites? There’s new Terms of Service language on NHL.com.
(Note: It’s not clear if it’s directly related, precautionary, or just routine maintenance, but ExtraSkater.com went down last night).
- Justin Bourne: How a winger can best utilize his options when exiting the defensive zone
- 50 Mission Cap: Why Your Team Sucks – Central Division Preview
- Calgary Sun: Flames to chase Boston College star Kevin Hayes? He becomes a UFA on Saturday if still unsigned.
- PPP: Leafs’ Forwards Exiting the Zone — A Whole Lot of Trouble