Lou Lamoriello heading to Helsinki to talk to Hockey Sweden vice-chair, William Nylander's health among key topics

Jeff Veillette
January 01 2016 07:01PM

If you thought that the Lou Lamoriello vs. Sweden saga was over after yesterday's botched media availability, you're sorely mistaken. According to Sweden's SportExpressen, who reported on the first half of this story yesterday, the Toronto Maple Leafs GM is on his way to Helsinki to speak with Peter Forsberg about several topics, including William Nylander's usage post-injury.

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TJ Brennan plays centre as Marlies close 2015 off with victory

Jeff Veillette
December 31 2015 04:42PM

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The Toronto Marlies ended a highly successful 2015 on a high note today. Never once giving up the lead in a close 3-2 victory over the Lake Erie Monsters, the team securing their spot as the AHL’s top team at the end of the calendar year.

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Lou Lamoriello makes Hockey Sweden cancel WIlliam Nyalnder's media availability

Jeff Veillette
December 31 2015 12:27PM

If today's events are any indication, it appears that Lou Lamoriello's influence stretches beyond the borders of Toronto and crosses the Atlantic Ocean. The Toronto Maple Leafs GM flexed his most intimidating verbiage today, effectively convincing Hockey Sweden to cancel William Nylander's availability to the media today.

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Leafs Postgame: More like Bern-Yay

Jeff Veillette
December 30 2015 09:35PM

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Tonight wasn't supposed to be Jonathan Bernier's last opportunity to prove himself in 2015. That was last night against the Islanders, when he gave up six goals. The stats, historically, have shown him to be even worse than what we've already considered rock bottom when he's playing on no rest, and James Reimer was declared the starter as soon as a mic was pointed in Mike Babcock's direction.

But Reimer wasn't ready, and Bernier got a redemption opportunity. Boy, did he ever take it.

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Kasperi Kapanen scores in Finland's win over Slovakia, Timashov pointless

Jeff Veillette
December 30 2015 05:24PM

After staying off the scoresheet in his first few games, Leafs prospect Kasperi Kapanen has finally picked up his first point of the 2016 World Junior Hockey Championships, scoring a goal late in Finland's 8-3 victory over Slovakia.

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