How Bad Is The Bleeding?

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
December 11 2013 11:02AM

 

Dion Phaneuf's two game suspension has only added gasoline to a raging fire. That fire, of course, is the debate over just how bad the Leafs shot woes are. As we've all heard about a thousand times, Toronto is close to taking the fewest shots per game in the league, give up the most by a good chunk, and have one of the worst differentials in recorded NHL history. Some will yell "shot quality" and dismiss this as no big deal. Some will pull out a heap of advanced stastics and show that there is no good precedent for results like these. 

I'm going to keep this short and sweet, and we won't get fancy with our stats. This is how bad the Leafs are at allowing shots.

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Leafs Call Up Jerry D'Amigo

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
December 05 2013 10:27AM

In his fourth season of professional hockey, it looks like Jerry D'Amigo may have finally recieved his "in" to the National Hockey League, being called up to the Toronto Maple Leafs today amidst a grocery list of injuries across the forward core. 

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POSTGAME - Sharkbitten

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
December 03 2013 08:08PM

To say that November was a rough month would be an understatement. The "bounces" that were going the Leafs' way for most of the calendar year began to dry up, every offensive centre in the lineup found a way to disappear in some way shape or form, and the Leafs squeaked away with just two regulation wins and eleven points in thirteen games. To remain a playoff team, the Leafs absolutely need to have a strong December. The issue? Their opponents are strong, including tonight's San Jose Sharks. It was a battle of the best volume shooters against one of the worst shot bleeders, and at times it showed, ultimately leading to a 4-2 win for the Sharks. 

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Marlies Win 3-2 Over Rochester

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
December 01 2013 10:34AM

Hey, so I know everybody wants to pretend last night's Leafs game never happened. Maybe if your first reaction was to reach for alcohol, your memory may have just accomplished that (if so, congrats and seek help). But, before the big club began their loss in Montreal last night, the Toronto Marlies had an afternoon game against the Rochester Americans. The process? A little Leafs-like, but the result was different, as they won 3-2 over the Buffalo Sabres affiliate.

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Toronto Marlies Outdoor Game Jersey Leaked?

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
November 28 2013 07:26AM

 

The Toronto Marlies will soon be unveiling their jersey for December 30th's Comerica Park game against the Grand Rapids Griffins, but that doesn't mean you can't see them earlier. Real Sports Apparel accidentally put this jersey up on their website for sale yesterday, before quickly taking it down. It's safe to say this is what will be shown on Saturday afternoon. 

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