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James Mirtle
Works at The Globe and Mail
Attended Ryerson University
Lives in Toronto
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I was on The National talking about analytics in hockey this week. 
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My story on the unknown Latvian goalie who nearly broke Canada's heart. 
He had Canadian fans on the edge of their seats for most of the game Wednesday, making incredible save after save while his teammates dove to block shots in front of him.
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Pretty sure this is the first NHL game I ever went to... 
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My story on the Rielly-Gardiner pairing, which looked pretty good in its first outing. #leafs  
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I went to Stockholm for this story so you should read it. 
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On the Leafs woes of late. 
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The story of the summer of 2014. 
Toronto may be late to the number-crunching party, but the new front-office team is embracing it with a fervour bordering on the evangelical
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Now is time for cake. 
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Another suspension for Clarkson. 
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This one could get ugly. 
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Very ugly. Kings are a solid possession team where we all know the leafs are in a record setting pace for shots allowed. Who knows, maybe that Leaf luck could kick in but I wouldn't get my hopes up. 
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Kadri with some reflection on how he got to the NHL and who helped him there. 
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  • The Globe and Mail
    Sportswriter, 2005 - present
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Kamloops - Vancouver - Bonnyville
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Hockey writer for The Globe and Mail
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I cover the NHL and the Toronto Maple Leafs for Canada's national newspaper, The Globe and Mail. I'm also a radio analyst for TSN 1050 in Toronto. 
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  • Ryerson University
    Journalism, 2003 - 2005
  • Thompson Rivers University
    English, 1998 - 2002
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