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Toronto Maple Leafs Best Bet is to Trade William Nylander While They Can

TORONTO, ON – APRIL 2: William Nylander #29 of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates against the Buffalo Sabres during an NHL game at the Air Canada Centre on April 2, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Maple Leafs defeated the Sabres 5-2. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** William Nylander If you are not in the know, the Toronto Maple Leafs have yet to sign one of their “Big Three” William Nylander. The two sides are in an emphatic and seemingly endless contract dispute. Leafs’ president Brendan Shanahan said in the most sugar coded way possible that...

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Nashville Predators Acquire Nick Baptiste from Buffalo Sabres for Jack Dougherty

TAMPA, FL – FEBRUARY 28: Nicholas Baptiste #13 of the Buffalo Sabres shoots the puck during a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena on February 28, 2018 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) The Nashville Predators have acquired forward Nick Baptiste from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for defenseman Jack Dougherty, the teams announced Monday. Baptiste appeared in 33 games with the Sabres last season, picking up four goals and two assists. He was Buffalo’s third-round pick in 2013. Dougherty has yet to make his NHL debut. He spent the past two full seasons...

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2018-19 Central Division Preview

NASHVILLE, TN – MAY 10: Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators congratulates Patrik Laine #29 of the Winnipeg Jets after a 5-1 Jets Victory in Game Seven of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena on May 10, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images) Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2018-19, where Last Word On Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end...

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