SPOILER ALERT: The Kraken appear to be taking Alex Kerfoot from the Leafs

God I love the internet (sometimes).
While living in a world where everything is recorded can be a nuisance sometimes, it also yields moments like this…

Seattle Kraken have selected forward Alex Kerfoot from the Toronto Maple Leafs in the expansion draft. @spittinchiclets @TheHockeyNews @PierreVLeBrun @SeattleKraken pic.twitter.com/dMkCw5t8rl
— Jack Carroll (@Jcarroll11_) July 20, 2021

(In case that tweet gets deleted, here’s the video again)


For those wondering what is going on there, that is film of Kevin Weekes helping to announce the Kraken’s selection from the Toronto Maple Leafs, and him listing Alexander Kerfoot as the selection. We do not know if they have done multiple takes, but it seems unlikely and we can probably lower our stress levels about worrying about the newly acquired Jared McCann.
While this is far from a guarantee, this is certainly strong evidence in how the expansion draft will play out for Toronto. And of course we have no knowledge of if there was a side deal involved. We assume that information was on another fish.

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

Introducing the new The Leafs Nation podcast: Channel 6ix!

You know what the internet needs? Another podcast.
Wait, no. You actually do need this podcast, because despite having a number of podcasts that go up on our site already, we’ve decided that we needed to have a super official site podcast that specifically involves contributors to this site, and deals with the content you regular see here.
It’s in that spirit we bring you Channel 6ix: A Toronto Hockey Podcast.
Hosted by Mer (@meroutloud) and Jon (@steitzerjon), we are hoping to bring you two podcasts a month featuring TLN contributors discussing their areas of expertise and appearing in roundtable panels. We’re also going to be bringing in guests to speak our their experiences in hockey and tapping into their knowledge and passion for hockey as well.
To launch our new podcast we’ve put together an Episode Zero. It’s your chance to hear about how Mer and I came to become Leafs fans, our plans for future podcasts, and we even managed to find time to talk some hockey as we recapped the Toronto Six debut in Lake Placid, a look at the rivalry with Montreal, and what to make of the Leafs injury situation. …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation