Leafs Postgame: Frankly Disappointing

Jeff Veillette
January 19 2017 09:04PM

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This wasn't a fun one to watch. Not like the last little while, at least. The Toronto Maple Leafs suffered their worst loss in quite some time tonight, falling 5-2 to the New York Rangers at the Air Canada Centre.

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William Nylander isn't on the market because of one outlet's speculation

Jeff Veillette
January 19 2017 05:23PM

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It is with deep regret that I inform you that "those ----ers at TSN" are at it again. This morning, William Nylander was, for what seems like the billionth time in months, linked to the trade speculation by the broadcasting giant.

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LGD: Bringing Broadway Back

Jeff Veillette
January 19 2017 11:37AM

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The Toronto Maple Leafs can overtake the Boston Bruins and jump into the second seed of the Atlantic Division tonight, as long as they defeat the New York Rangers. Said victory would, in theory, give them a 0.604 record. On January 19th.

No need to pinch, you're not dreaming. But they still need to get those two points, so let's talk about the game ahead.

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WWYDW: Fixing a hole

Jeff Veillette
January 18 2017 09:16PM

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So the Leafs won last night, but at a cost. Morgan Rielly was injured in the opening minutes of the game, leaving Toronto short their highest-minute defenceman. That might be a problem, though his "day to day" status has kept it from being a complete and total catastrophe.

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Leafs Postgame: Auston's Better

Jeff Veillette
January 17 2017 10:18PM

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Here it was. Chapter one in the manufactured rivalry between Auston Matthews and Jack Eichel. Now granted, there's a bit at stake; there's a good chance that one of these players will end up being the greatest American player of all time. But one game won't solve it... or will it?

Certainly, Matthews was the better-looking player tonight, as he helped push the Leafs to a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres.

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