Marlies Beat Sens In OT

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
April 17 2014 10:53AM

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Once again, it's late April and the Toronto Marlies are the only professional hockey game in town. It's a shame, but at the same time, at least there's a good chance at a stretch run for a bunch of these prospects. But first, the season has to be closed out, and part of that includes a whirlwind game against the Binghamton Senators, wherein the blue and white escaped with a 5-4 overtime win.

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Brennan Named AHL's Top Defenceman

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
April 16 2014 05:03PM

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The American Hockey League announced today that TJ Brennan has won the 2014 Eddie Shore Award, as the AHL's most outstanding defenceman. It's their equivalent of the Norris Trophy, and for the first time, it's been won by a member of the Toronto Marlies.

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End Of A Slow Bleed

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
April 15 2014 06:18PM

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A couple months back, when the shots against situation looked dire for the Toronto Maple Leafs, I wrote an article on here titled "How Bad Is The Bleeding?". Well, the season is over, and we don't have to pace the Leafs out anymore. They've given up 2945 shots this season. Here's how that stacks up compared to the last 26 years (earliest full season data available) of the National Hockey League.

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Mailbag: Over And Out

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
April 14 2014 09:10PM

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With the Leafs' season done, I imagine that mailbag questions are going to be a bit weirder. Mostly, "what do you think about this draft prospect", "who should the Leafs sign", and "why does Tim Leiweke appear to be flying a giant blimp over South East Etobicoke". I'm not good at following amateur prospects, I don't like playing crystal ball, and I'm voting for whichever mayoral candidate declares war on Mimico.

So during the offseason, instead of doing a mailbag every Monday, I'll do one every time I get five questions that I want to answer. So really, it's in your hands.

To submit a question, send me a tweetemail meask me, or leave a comment.

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Bernier To Have Surgery

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
April 14 2014 08:43AM

Jonathan Bernier's sports hernia injury is severe enough to require surgery, and he will be sidelined for the next two to three weeks, according to various reports.

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