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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Morgan Rielly leaves game with right leg injury

Jeff Veillette
January 17 2017 07:13PM

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The Toronto Maple Leafs' defensive corps may have just taken a huge blow tonight. Less than one period has into in their game against the Buffalo Sabres, Morgan Rielly's night appears to be done after a collision that impacted his leg.

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Frank Corrado's conditioning stint is over, how did he do?

Jeff Veillette
January 16 2017 12:22PM

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The last two weeks were a magical experience. Okay, maybe that's pushing it; they were just hockey games, most of which the Toronto Marlies lost. But Frank Corrado played in all seven games he was available to play in with them, after being sent down for a conditioning stint to get back into game rhythm. They're over now though, and as of this morning, he was practicing with the Leafs again.

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