BREAKING: Leafs Trade Franson, Santorelli to Nashville

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 15 2015 08:55AM

The first tree has burned to the ground in the scorched earth rebuild, with news that the Toronto Maple Leafs have traded Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli to the Nashville Predators for Brendan Leipsic, Olli Jokinen, and Nashville's 2015 1st round draft pick.

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LEAFS POSTGAME: Worst Case Scenario

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 14 2015 08:52PM

So, here's my position on tanking; no matter how bad you're going to do, you're going to win a game or two. We've seen teams tank so hard that the league has considered stepping in and still win a handful of games. It happens; teams don't try as hard, bounces go your way, you know the deal. So naturally, I'm in favour of the Leafs losing a bunch but especially in favour of their rare wins coming against the Montreal Canadians. Because, you know, beating the Habs is better than being successful. If you lose, whatever, it's a big zero points and you move on to the next loss.

Of course, the Leafs found a way to screw that up tonight.

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Happy Valentines Day! 2015

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 14 2015 08:07AM

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Happy Valentines Day! It's up to you how you spend today. Maybe it's with a special someone, maybe it's watching some hockey, maybe it's waiting outside Shoppers Drug Mart for their chocolate to go on clearance. Maybe it's getting ready to have the best 50th Anniversary of the Canadian Flag day party ever (yeah, no).

In any event, I'm going to bring back something we did last year on the The Leafs Nation; low budget Valentines cards! If you'd like to make your own, the header pic works as a template. If you'd like to see last year's, they can be found here.

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Marlies Go H.A.M on Bulldogs

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 13 2015 08:49PM

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The Toronto Marlies are creeping their way back into the playoff picture. As such, they needed a big game tonight against their arch-rivals, and boy, did they ever get it, winning 4-2 over the Hamilton Bulldogs in this weekend's lone matchup.

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Phil Kessel: "If its not here, it's not here."

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 12 2015 08:08PM

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For the first time in years, it sounds like Phil Kessel might be thinking of greener pastures. 

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