Marlies, Sound Tigers complete AHL trade

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 19 2015 09:51PM

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It's the blockbuster trade that you've all been waiting for. Hot on the heels of the deal that sent Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli to the Nashville Predators, the Leafs organization has made their second big splash.

Actually, it's not all that big. In fact, the trade was technically by the Marlies, and not the Leafs.

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For Petter or Worse

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 18 2015 07:21PM

I woke up this morning to see my Twitter timeline collectively arguing. This wasn't particularly startling; after all, such arguments have become a tradition on Hockey Twitter, particularly if, heaven forbid, a member of the blogosphere disagrees with somebody who works for a media outlet.

Today, the topic was Petter Granberg.

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LGD: Looking to Luuuuuse

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 17 2015 01:40PM

Remember when Roberto Luongo was rumoured to be the next Toronto Maple Leaf? You know, in anticipation of a big-ass push for bigger things? Despite what the jersey on my wall would have you think, it never materialized, and the Leafs ended up eventually getting Jonathan Bernier, who was pretty good himself. Oh, and then realized that goaltending wasn't the problem and fell into the abyss.

Anyway, the Leafs take on Luongo and the Florida Panthers tonight.

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Leipsic excited to begin playing in Leafs organization

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 16 2015 03:02PM

Even though he hasn't dressed for the team yet, all eyes were on the recently acquired Brendan Leipsic after today's game between the Toronto Marlies and the Binghamton Senators. That caught him a bit off guard, but he took the time to speak to the media regardless. "It’s cool." said Leipsic of the surprise scrum. "You know, coming from Milwaukee, [there's] obviously not too much media attention like Toronto."

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Marlies and Sens Split NHL Arena Series

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 16 2015 02:27PM

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There's no greater feeling for a prospect than finally stepping foot on the home ice of your NHL team's arena. It usually signifies that your hard work has paid off, as you've made it to the biggest stage there is. This long weekend, however, brings a bunch of Leafs and Senators hopefuls to those rinks for a different reason - to represent their AHL clubs.

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