Leafs Postgame: Wildcard

Jeff Veillette
December 07 2016 10:56PM

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"They should've won that one, but they couldn't pull it off" has been a bit of a recording for the Toronto Maple Leafs this year, and tonight's game was no exception. Despite a dominant third period, the blue and white fell 3-2 to the Minnesota Wild on home ice.

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Marlies open road trip with loss to Comets

Jeff Veillette
December 07 2016 10:06PM

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After Sunday's win against the Hartford Wolf Pack, Toronto Marlies forward and veteran presence Rich Clune suggested that even though the team had been struggling, a couple of days together on a road trip might do the team a lot of good, at least in terms of bonding as a slightly different group compared to last season.

Tonight was their first attempt of that stretch, as they took on the Utica Comets. It went... not as well as they planned.

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LGD: The Leafs actually have a game

Ryan Fancey
December 07 2016 12:58PM

This might seem like a dream, but I assure you it's real. The Toronto Maple Leafs have a game to play tonight. Like, in the NHL. 

It's starting to seem like Toronto's schedule has followed a pattern something like back-back-to-back then about three weeks off, which is no doubt tough on fans and likely the team itself. It's been difficult getting into any kind of groove. 

Anyway, the team is back home tonight and facing the Wild, a club whose most notable quality is being part of the answer to that trivia question "Which pro sports team names do not end in "S"?". 

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Leafs win Jared Cowen dispute, locking in buyout

Jeff Veillette
December 07 2016 10:39AM

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The Leafs don't even hit the ice for another six or so hours, but they've already picked up their first win of the day. After months of concern and an arbitration hearing, it's finally been confirmed that their buyout of Jared Cowen was, indeed, legitimate and that he's off the books.

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Karri Ramo signs PTO with Toronto Marlies, Enroth Clears Waivers

Jeff Veillette
December 06 2016 10:21AM

It was only a matter of time before it happened. Karri Ramo, who has constantly been linked to the Toronto Maple Leafs' goalie situation throughout this year, has signed a Professional Tryout contract with the AHL's Toronto Marlies.

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