Leafs Postgame: Wish Upon A Star

Jeff Veillette
November 02 2015 09:26PM

"When you wish upon a star, makes no difference who you are, anything your heart desires will come to you!"

"Even a Leafs win?" "Okay, almost anything." "Please?"

Apparently the Hockey Gods were created by the Disney Corporation. The Leafs, somehow, beat the high-flying Dallas Stars, in a wildly and wacky game.

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Jamie Benn goes for the groin in heated exchange with Nazem Kadri

Jeff Veillette
November 02 2015 08:31PM

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When you're one of the league's best point-getters and your stick goes dry, if even only for a few minutes, your mind begins to race. Especially if your team is losing. So naturally, if you place Jamie Benn in the faceoff dot with Nazem Kadri, a player as talented at getting under your skin as he is at scoring goals, things are likely to escalate.

Benn perhaps took it too far, though.

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Dallas Stars win Coaches Challenge to prevent Brad Boyes from scoring go-ahead goal

Jeff Veillette
November 02 2015 06:30PM

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Early in the first period, Brad Boyes scored for the Toronto Maple Leafs. It was a great moment; it was Boyes' first goal as a member of the Leafs, fifteen years after been drafted by them. Byron Froese grabbed his first NHL point. As well, I mean, the Leafs had the lead! For about a minute, until Jamie Benn tied things back up.

But Boyes seemed poised to keep things going. Just a few minutes later, he scored again; or so we thought. Lindy Ruff and the Dallas Stars felt something was a little messed up, and they were proven right.

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Why this photo is a visual representation of the 2015/16 Leafs

Jeff Veillette
November 02 2015 03:58PM

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Screencap Credit: Hockey Night in Canada

Before we turn the page on Toronto's last showing and dive into Tyler Seguin's upcoming assault on the Air Canada Centre, I want to talk about this moment late in the third period of Saturday night's loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Quite simply, I don't think we're going to find a better visual representation of this pocket era of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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Connor Brown out indefinitely with fractured ankle

Jeff Veillette
November 02 2015 08:34AM

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The never ending depth of the Toronto Marlies can get frustrating for its players at times, but on occasion, the team lands itself in a situation where having an abundance of roster players plays to its benefits.

Such is the case right now, with the news that Connor Brown will be out of the lineup indefinitely thanks to an ankle fracture.

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