James Mirtle


Hockey writer at @globeandmail, Olympics coverage at @globeolympics, regular on @TSN1050Radio. By way of Kamloops, home of 2014 Brier.

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My first quick look at this doesn't show really any peak for goalies. Maybe bit more consistency later?

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By popular request: A chart of Jonas Gustavsson's save percentage over his first 95 NHL games.

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A chart of James Reimer's save percentage over his first 60 NHL games.

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Breaking down the NHL by nationality and by position: 52% Canadian, 23% American and 25% everything else.

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My chart of the Stars attendance since moving to Dallas in 1993 ... as you can see, it was pretty good for a long time before the last two seasons.

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The view from the press box tonight... few minutes from puck drop between Leafs and Avs at the ACC.

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Sami Kapanen has apparently turned to modeling now that he's out of the NHL...

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Scott Gordon working with the Grabovski line, Gunnarsson and Franson, on power play drills earlier today.

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Here's the scene at the rink. Seats all of 300 and they had 2,500 people trying to watch Leafs practice yesterday.

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Sign behind Ron Wilson is advising Phil Kessel to "puck me" here in Trenton.

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Leafs all working at 3-on-2 drills in practice today.

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A lot of faceoff work for Montreal today. Even Subban was fooling around in the dot.

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Habs on the ice for morning skate at ACC.

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Just a test.

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It's weeks like this I miss living in B.C.

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Something tells me Tyler Seguin's day after his day with the Stanley Cup was a long one...

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Here's the definition of a tough sell.

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Screen grab of Boychuk with his stick between Raymond's legs. See it on NBC feed here: http://youtu.be/qn97tELtNTI

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The PR companies are getting desperate... someone from Sony just sent this around.

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My rough initial take on what the Flyers could try to do with their roster. Still over the cap, but barely.

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