George Armstrong and Syl Apps to be added to Legends Row

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 21 2015 05:31PM


We often joke about putting up statues for anybody who does remotely good in the Leafs organization, but at the end of the day, this is a 98 year old organization with a lot of awesome history, particularly in it's former half. This is one of the reasons I really love the Legend's Row idea that the Leafs started working on last season, and tonight, they announced the upcoming additions of two more Toronto greats.

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Marlies press hard, but lose to Texas

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 21 2015 03:35PM

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There's something about the Texas Stars that the Toronto Marlies just can't figure out. I mean, this goes for a lot of AHL teams, but even as the team has regressed from Calder Cup Champions to just a borderline playoff team, their ability to control games against the Blue and White is pretty bonkers. For most of this one, it was more of the same, and it ended in a 3-1 loss for Toronto.

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LEAFS POSTGAME: No Gusts of Win-d

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 20 2015 07:42PM


Who would have thought that this would be one of the biggest games of the year? Sure enough, the Leafs and Hurricanes are in a race for the bottom, and a big zero points tonight would be a big boost to the tank. Thankfully, that's exactly what they got.

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Marlies lose to Utica in weekend opener

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 20 2015 07:20PM


It's not likely, but at this point in the season, the Toronto Marlies still have a chance of making the Calder Cup palyoffs. At seven points back of eighth in the Western Conference, however, it would require a couple of solid winning streaks. This three-game weekend would have been a good place to start, but unfortunately, a 5-2 loss to the Utica Comets won't help accelerate the process.

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Why (you should) fire Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis?

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 20 2015 02:04PM

Kevin McGran wrote a piece yesterday in the Toronto Star regarding his views on Dave Nonis. The basic summary; he's had the odd hiccup, and he's never gone through the major rebuild process before, but he's still the right man for the job. 

I respect Kevin a bunch, probably more than the rest of the Twittersphere does, but there's quite a bit of this argument that I disagree with. Let's break this down a bit.

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