Monday Mailbag: Escapism

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
October 27 2014 04:21AM


Good-Stick scout Steve Simmons mentioned today that Dallas Eakins' job in Edmonton could have been saved by the Oilers' three game win streak. There are other unrelated thoughts racing through my mind, but here's my question for you - how long of a losing streak does it take to end the Randy Carlyle era here in Toronto? Respond. Or, alternatively, throw us a question for next week.

To submit your Leafs or Marlies questions, tweet myself (@Jeffler) or the site (@TLNdc).

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Marlies Shut Out By Comets

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
October 25 2014 07:44PM


After a less than impressive showing against the Hamilton Bulldogs, the Toronto Marlies were looking for a bounce back game. Instead, they got one that they'd like to forget as soon as possible. 

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LGD: Let's Talk About How Much We Hate The Bruins

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
October 25 2014 11:52AM

Tonight, the Toronto Maple Leafs face the Boston Bruins, who for the majority of the past few years have been the bane of the team's existence. Be it through hindsight on trades, regular season scorn, playoff heartbreak, and everything in between, the Bruins have done nothing but be a gigantic piss off. To be fair, they're a piss off to the other twenty eight NHL teams and several others who haven't been granted relocation or expansion yet.

But today is a new day, and a new opportunity for the Leafs to defeat the super villains of the hockey universe.

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Marlies Lose 4-1 To Hamilton

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
October 24 2014 08:22PM


Gather 'round, gather all, folks! For it is not just a Guys Night Out, nor is it just a Girls Night Out. It's both! No, but seriously - not to shill for a marketing team, but I appreciate that the Toronto Marlies made it both at once. It's just good inclusive marketing. Plus, you know, cheap beer, and hockey. It doesn't matter if the Marlies took on a team they still have ten more games against, and it doesn't matter if they lost that ga-.... okay, maybe it does. This wan't a particularly fantastic performance for the blue and white, who dropped the game by a score of 4-1.

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LGD: Tonight's Game Postponed

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
October 22 2014 11:37AM

Acknowledging the gravity of what has happened today in Ottawa, the National Hockey league has decided to postpone tonight's game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Ottawa Senators.

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