Leafs Postgame: Pump Fake

Jeff Veillette
February 18 2016 10:41PM

It all seemed magical as the seconds ticked away. Tank be damned, you want the Toronto Maple Leafs to play their hearts out, and occasionally get rewarded for it. Tonight, it looked like they would, and that they were deserving of the pity points. The tank gods had a different opinion, though, as they brought they brought the game to a nuclear end and created a 4-2 loss to the New York Rangers.

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WWYDW: Matt Blaster

Jeff Veillette
February 17 2016 04:09PM

Matt Hunwick is dead. Okay, no he's not, but that statement isn't much worse than Mike Babcock's "gave him the boot" quote after today's practice. Whatever the case, the Leafs lost a player today when the 30-year-old defenceman got hurt while honing his skills.

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Marlies Split Weekend Against St. John's

Jeff Veillette
February 16 2016 07:56PM


Sometimes, when you get offered the opportunity to go on a trip with eight hours notice, you take it. The good news is that I had a lot of fun in Manhattan this weekend. The bad news? We didn't have coverage of either of the Marlies' games this weekend. That's on me, but now that we're here, let's catch up a bit:

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Maple Leafs call up Brendan Leipsic, Jeremy Morin

Jeff Veillette
February 13 2016 04:42PM

Photo Credit: Christian Bonin/TSGPhoto.com

The Toronto Maple Leafs, who currently consist of an active roster that reaches about halfway to the salary cap floor, have called up two forwards to help them be capable of playing tonight's game. Those two forwards? None other than Brendan Leipsic and Jeremy Morin.

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LGD: The Leafs are bad, but the Oilers are worse

Jeff Veillette
February 11 2016 11:02AM

Connor McDavid is finally going to be forced to do the one thing he's been avoiding for his entire life; facing the Toronto Maple Leafs. I feel for the kid, really; he clearly wanted to be here, to the point where his clavicle acted in his best interests to get him out of the last matchup between these two teams.

But now, the gloves are off, and the Leafs need a loss. Tonight, even in Blue and Orange, he is Toronto's saviour, not Edmonton's, as the Leafs push for a huge zero points. Let's get right to it.

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