CaptaincYouLater? Phaneuf in Trade Rumours

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
May 11 2014 06:54PM

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It looks like the Leafs have figured out. After allowing the most shots against by any team ever in an 82 game season, their logical plan to repair things is as follows: keep the "defensive minded" coach who oversaw things for an extra couple of years, and trade your team's most talented defenceman months after giving him a seven year contract. Wait, what?

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Maibag: Sunday Funday

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
May 11 2014 12:02PM

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It's an all-Marlies mailbag today! I guess once you say "I suck at talking about the draft" and we can't talk about coaches anymore, there isn't much else in terms of topics, is there?

To submit a question, send me a tweetemail meask me, or leave a comment.

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Marlies Take 2-0 Series Lead

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
May 10 2014 09:53PM

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It's as if they don't know any better. I still don't know if it's possible to call the perpetual underdogs "for real", but one thing is for sure - the Toronto Marlies are putting up some out of this world results in these playoffs. Tonight, they had a chance to effectively crush the Chicago Wolves' home ice advantage, and did just that, winning by a score of 5-2 and bring home a 2-0 series lead.

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Marlies Take 1-0 Series Lead

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
May 09 2014 09:54PM

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A new series, a new team. The Chicago Wolves took the place of the defeated Milwaukee Admirals and began a best of seven challenge against the Toronto Marlies. They're faster, and more experience, but was it enough to slow down a red hot blue and white roster? Apparently not, as the Marlies picked up a 5-2 win to open the series.

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A Tale Of Three Coaches

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
May 09 2014 03:00PM

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I was going to go on a big long rant about how extending Randy Carlyle is awful yesterday, but I was busy playing my own blend of defensively lacking, systematically horrid, and utterly confusing hockey. To my defence, it was drop in with a bunch of people who just started learning how to play on ice, like myself. I still have the opportunity to go on this rant today, but instead, let me show you some numbers. We won't even use "advanced" stats. We'll keep it basic.

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