Wayback Wednesday: The Worst Trade

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
April 02 2014 11:58AM

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I was on /r/Leafs a few days ago combing through some posts, and I saw a discussion about what the worst trade in Toronto Maple Leafs history could be. There’s much debate over this one, but in reality, I don’t think it’s as close as people think.

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LEAFS POST GAME: GOD BLESS MIMICO

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
April 01 2014 08:29PM

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The Toronto Maple Leafs hav e won a game. In the National Hockey League. The game winner came from you-know-who. This is not a drill, this is not April Fools . This is a thing that actually happened, for the first time since March 1926 13th.

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Mythbusters: Kessel's disappearance

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
April 01 2014 01:29PM

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Like most days of the week, the guys at Hockeycentral at Noon were doing their jobs and talking about hockey. Darren Millard threw out a question (thanks in order to Tyler Dellow for quoting it), as a radio host trying to explain the Leafs' collapse would do.

"Is (Phil) Kessel starting to get a reputation as disappearing when the pressure's on?"

This, in my opinion, can be answered, without blinking with a massive NO. But I blinked a lot and showed my math below.

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BREAKING: Clarkson contract found to be in violation of CBA

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
March 31 2014 10:00PM

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TheLeafsNation.com can exclusively report that the National Hockey League will put out a press release later this morning, confirming that the Toronto Maple Leafs have been found in violation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement on multiple levels surrounding David Clarkson's 7 year contract, and will be penalized their 1st Round Draft Pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

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The collapse and "I Told You So"

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
March 31 2014 11:21AM

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As the Toronto Maple Leafs' losing skid goes from "normal" to "concerning" to "I'm pretty sure we're watching a fictional movie", there's a lot of emotions being expressed across the fanbase. A lot of them seem to be of a weird and confusing delight, which is the topic of everybody's usual arguments. But should those who "saw it coming" be bragging? I feel the answer is complicated.

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