Announcing the First Ever TLN Draft Lottery Party

Jeff Veillette
April 26 2016 06:55AM

Paper bag not included, Draft Lottery odds may not be as advertised. Return of your personal passion not guaranteed.

It's Tuesday morning. Do you know what that means? We're four days away from knowing where in the draft the Leafs will pick! That's fun and exciting, but nobody wants to be the jerk sitting alone in front of a TV screaming at Bill Daly as he reveals his LP-sized cards one by one. 

But what if we could do that as a group? Enter the Leafs Nation Draft Lottery Party, brought to you by, well, us and some of our friends! Here's what you need to know.

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Leafs rumoured to be interested in signing Johan Sundstrom, despite that being logistically impossible

Jeff Veillette
April 25 2016 10:37AM

The Swedish Hockey League (SHL) season is over, and the Frolunda Indians are on top of their own world. The Gothenburg-based team, known for players such as Henrik Lundqvist's twin brother Joel, ex-Leafs property Tom Nilsson, Joey Crabb, Spencer Abbott, and Ryan Lasch, and current Leafs prospect Andreas Johnson defeated Skelleftea in five games to take home the Le Mat Trophy.

But in that sea of ex and current Leafs, a report has come that there might be a future one to join them.

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Marlies move closer to advancing with shutout win in Game 2

Jeff Veillette
April 24 2016 10:47PM

Photo Credit: Puck Stopper Photography / / @PSPhoto1

The Toronto Marlies moved one step closer to the second round of the Calder Cup playoffs on Sunday evening, shutting out the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at the Webster Bank Arena, completely eliminating any semblance of early-series home ice advantage and allowing themselves three opportunities to close out things at home this week.

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MGD Game 2: Here We Go Again

Jeff Veillette
April 24 2016 10:12AM

Photo Credit: Bob McGill/Twitter

Last night worked out pretty well for the Toronto Marlies. They started off with one of their weaker periods of the year, but quickly reverted back to their typical game and skated away with a 4-1 victory (more on that here). Now, though, they must get rested up quickly and prepare themselves for a just-as-important Game 2. Here's what you need to know.

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Marlies open playoffs with roller coaster victory over Sound Tigers

Jeff Veillette
April 23 2016 09:26PM


The first rule of playoff hockey is that at any given point, absolutely anything can happen. The first rule of watching the Toronto Marlies is that, at any given point, the team is able to react to anything that happens to them. Both of those rules were put to the test today when the team stumbled out of the gate in Game 1 of the Calder Cup Playoffs, but the Marlies rebounded with a thorough 4-1 victory.

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