Seen Stamkos 2016, Part 1: The Humble Beginnings

Jeff Veillette
December 12 2015 02:45PM

If you're getting sick of the Steven Stamkos drama already, this might be a long seven months for you. As the clock ticks rapidly on the last year of his final restricted contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning, may are wondering what the future holds for him.

Obviously, one potential destination stands out more than others; the Toronto Maple Leafs. As we've seen in the past, a single player won't make a team into a powerhouse, but Stamkos is the type of talent that can accelerate Toronto's without actually taking off the rails. Today, we'll start with how we've gotten to now.

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Frank Corrado will play on Tuesday Night

Jeff Veillette
December 12 2015 11:07AM

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The process will have taken seventy-one days when all is said and done, but finally, Frank Corrado will play his first game for the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night, according to head coach Mike Babcock.

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Jonathan Bernier yet to be scored on through three games with Marlies

Jeff Veillette
December 12 2015 02:13AM

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If Jonathan Bernier came down to get himself feeling confident about stopping pucks, he's certainly well on his way to tearing up the NHL when he heads back. So far in his ten-day conditioning stint with the Toronto Marlies, Bernier has played in three games and faced seventy shots. Twenty-seven of those shots came on Friday night.

Like in the two games prior, he didn't allow a single one, leading the way in a 2-0 Marlies victory.

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TLN partners with /r/Leafs to launch AMA series

Jeff Veillette
December 11 2015 12:48PM

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We at The Leafs Nation dot com are focused on one thing, and one thing only; complete and total world domination. We may look like a Toronto Maple Leafs blog, but the second we have the ability to be global dictators, we're going to pounce on the opportunity.

To start that process, we've been trying to become trendy and likable on social media. The next frontier? Reddit.

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Here we go again: Stamkos liking tweets about himself and the Leafs

Jeff Veillette
December 09 2015 10:32AM

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Just when you thought StamkosWatch 2K16 couldn't get any sillier, things are right back to where they started over a year ago. A quick look at Stamkos' Twitter profile shows that, once again, the only item in his likes is a post speculating whether or not he'll head to Toronto or not.

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