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Wednesday, October 07, 2015

NHL Season Skates Off (with Maple Leafs' Dion Phaneuf)


It's hard to believe, sportsfans, but opening night for the NHL is here already!  Are you prepared?  We have two big doubleheaders – one in Canada and one in USA – to get us started off right.

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2015-16 National Hockey League - Opening Night
Wednesday, October 7
(Eastern Time)
7:00 PM: Montreal Canadiens @ Toronto Maple Leafs, TSN
8:00 PM: New York Rangers @ Chicago Blackhawks, NBCSN
10:00 PM: Vancouver Canucks @ Calgary Flames, TSN
10:30 PM: San Jose Sharks @ Los Angeles Kings, NBCSN
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... plus captain of the Maple Leafs, #3 Dion Phaneuf, whose team will be taking on the archrival Canadiens in tonight's kickoff game.  The Maple Leafs, in spite of their storied past and one of the most stalwart fan bases in the NHL, have not won a division title since 2000.  Will their fortunes ever change?  Watch and see.

Name: Dion Phaneuf
Date of Birth: April 10, 1985 (Aries)
Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Height/Weight: 6'3"/214 lbs
Team: Toronto Maple Leafs (captain)
Position: Defense
Shoots: Left
NHL Debut: October 5, 2005