LFR9 - Game 24 - Sparkles - Edm 0, Tor 3

Steve Dangle
December 01 2015 02:08PM

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The AllSpark is born.

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Garret Sparks named AHL Goaltender of the Month for November

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
December 01 2015 01:39PM

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Garret Sparks may have been the story of last night's Leafs game, but he's been making waves for quite some time before his NHL debut. For example, did you know that he spent the entirety of November ripping up the league below? The American Hockey League noticed, and today declared him their Goaltender of the Month for November.

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Joffrey Lupul placed on IR, Rich Clune called up

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
December 01 2015 12:23PM

It looks like Joffrey Lupul's nagging ailment needs a little moe than temporary rest. At least, that's what today's roster decisions would have you believe, as the Toronto Maple Leafs have placed him on injured reserve for the duration of their Western Conference road trip. To fill the void, they've also called up Richard Clune from the Toronto Marlies.

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Mitchell Marner, Travis Dermott Named to Canada's WJC Selection Camp Roster

Cat Silverman
December 01 2015 10:30AM

After watching William Nylander wow the crowds for Team Sweden at the 2015 World Junior Championship - and battling mixed feels over the chemistry of Max Domi and Anthony Duclair for Team Canada, as neither truly benefit us in the long run - Leafs fans are long overdue for their World Juniors superstar to take home a gold medal. 

After the unfairness of watching Connor Brown get snubbed by Team Canada in 2014, after watching Morgan Rielly fail to take home gold in 2013, after watching Freddie Gauthier only register one assist at last year's games... it's about time Toronto has a real shot of watching a prospect blow the world away. 

This year? They'll get to hopefully watch two. 

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Leafs Postgame: Sparky Night In Canada

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
November 30 2015 11:34PM

When this game was identified on the schedule a couple of months ago, Leafs fans knew it was going to be a special night. It was circled as one of the must-see's of the year. It was going to be the night of a young rookie, developed by Toronto, playing his guts out in front of 18000 fans at the Air Canada Centre.

Saying all this, I'm actually referring to Newmarket-born Leafs fan Connor McDavid, who was drafted by the Oilers and currently plays for the Injured Reserve. It was a player on the other team that was the expected attraction, but in hindsight, I'm sure the crowd preferred what they got from tonight's 3-0 Leafs victory instead.

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