Maple Leafs call up Garret Sparks from Marlies

Jeff Veillette
January 14 2017 09:38AM

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Just when you thought the backup goaltending situation was figured out, the Leafs throw you another curveball. This morning, the blue and white have called up Garret Sparks from the Toronto Marlies ahead of tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators.

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Marlies lose in chippy game against Crunch

Jeff Veillette
January 13 2017 11:19PM

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The Toronto Marlies haven't had much luck in reversing their misfortunes over the past few weeks. Even when it looks like the team is making major strides towards success, something gets in the way and keeps them from breaking back through again. Tonight, they fell 5-4 to the Syracuse crunch, meaning the push back to 0.500 will have to wait another week.

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REPORT: Blackhawks have checked in with Leafs regarding Van Riemsdyk

Jeff Veillette
January 13 2017 05:12PM

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James van Riemsdyk has been the subject of a lot of gossip over the past several months, and today, another chunk was added to the mix. This time, a team's name is actually mentioned, with NHL.com's Brian Hedger pointing towards the Chicago Blackhawks.

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LGD: Broadway Blue and White

Jeff Veillette
January 13 2017 01:19PM

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Feels good to have some Leafs hockey to talk about tonight, doesn't it? Well, as long as it goes well. Now that I've said that, be sure to come back in a few hours to read about how the New York Rangers scored an NHL record 15 goals because both goalies got sick and Nazem Kadri had to put on the pads.

...that won't happen, I think. So let's talk about the game at hand tonight.

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So what happened during bye week, anyway?

Jeff Veillette
January 13 2017 11:06AM

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It's time to say goodbye to "Bye Week". The Leafs are back on the ice tonight against the New York Rangers, and in the meantime, a bunch of stuff has happened with the players, with the opposing teams, and even on this site. If you took some downtime yourself, let's catch you up.

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