LEAFS POSTGAME: Controlled Heartbreak

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
October 18 2014 08:42PM

You know what's a real kick in the pants? When Henrik Zetterberg completely dominates you for an entire game, racking up points as if he's playing Be A Pro mode on NHL 15 with the difficulty set to easy. Do you know what's a kick in the pants, but with a steel toed boot? When you get a second crack at him and his team, outplay them, and...

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Marlies Fall Against Rochester

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
October 18 2014 04:05PM


Three-in-three weekends are a grind, even when your only travel is a short car ride. That's a lot of hockey to be playing consecutively, and you start to feel it as early as the second game. At least, that's what the Toronto Marlies will likely be saying tonight, after a disappointing outing against the Rochester Americans.

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Marlies Win in OT over Hamilton

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
October 17 2014 08:27PM


After down-and-up opening weekend, the Toronto Marlies had their first road game of the season. It wasn't much of a trip, though; rather an hour drive across the QEW to take on the Hamilton Bulldogs, a team that they'll face eleven more times in the regular season. It's a good thing they're so close, though, seeing as the Marlies have games tomorrow and Sunday as well. If you're going to be tired, you may as well be less tired. In any event, tonight was a good start to the weekend; Toronto walked away with a 3-2 overtime win.

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Should The Leafs Pursue Eric Staal?

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
October 15 2014 11:49AM

According to noted Tyler Bozak lookalike and Dave Nonis relative Darren Dreger, the Toronto Maple Leafs may be interested in acquiring Carolina Hurricanes centre Eric Staal. The question, of course, is would this be a good idea?

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Monday Mailbag: Happy Thanksgiving

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
October 13 2014 06:27PM


To start things off, we here at TheLeafsNation.com would like to wish all of our Canadian readers (aka, most of our readers) a Happy Thanksgiving. We're very thankful for all the time you've invested into reading our content and giving your feedback. Even when it's not positive, it's appreciated, and for the most part it happens to be positive. We look forward to becoming even better as time progresses, and it couldn't be done without all of your support. If you don't celebrate Thanksgiving, we hope your day off was awesome, at least. We're also thankful for all of these questions you asked - some of them are going to be answered below!

To submit your question, please send a tweet to @TLNdc or leave it in these comments.

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