Leafs Post Game: Red is Hotter than Blue

Steven Tzemis
October 17 2014 09:48PM

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We entered Friday’s game with plenty of storylines. James Reimer was getting his third consecutive start, Jake Gardiner was re-entering the lineup after two games in the press box and the Leafs were looking for their third win in a row after starting the year with two straight losses. 

Unfortunately, it all came tumbling down tonight in a game that saw the Leafs lose 4-1 on home ice, culminating in a Phaneuf jersey thrown on the ice near the end of the game.

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Leafs Roster Preview - Joffrey Lupul

Steven Tzemis
September 27 2014 06:30AM

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Isn’t Joffrey Lupul sweet? He’s a good looking man, he’s got Lupe’s troops and he can score goals. Hell, my girlfriend loves him. You know what else? He gets injured a lot. When he’s healthy, he’s productive and when he’s not . . . well, he’s not. And far too often lately, it’s been the latter. There’s only so much a man of his social stature can achieve when he spends a considerable amount of time in the press box.  

Down below, we’ll examine his season last year, and what we can expect heading into this upcoming campaign.

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Leafs Roster Preview - Jake Gardiner

Steven Tzemis
September 21 2014 06:30AM

Remember when the Maple Leafs had Francois Beauchemin and traded him for Jake Gardiner and Joffrey Lupul? Well, that's a laugh (thank you Burkie).


Gardiner was the big off-season winner in Hogtown, getting the long term contract he deserved. The Leafs went the smart route and signed him for five years with an AAV of $4.05 million as opposed to the ever-popular bridge contract or even worse, trading the budding-superstar. Gardiner proved himself worthy of the money last season, and is poised for an even bigger role with the team this upcoming year.

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TLN TOP TWENTY LEAFS PROSPECTS: #5 PETTER GRANBERG

Steven Tzemis
September 09 2014 07:00AM

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Coming in at number five on our list defenceman Petter Granberg, who jumped a massive eight spots from our midterm rankings done back in January.

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RUN LEAFS FANS RUN

Steven Tzemis
May 08 2014 02:18PM

Randy Gump

Being a Leafs fan sucks. It really really sucks. Like, it REALLY sucks. If you’re in your early 20s, you’ve experienced pure heartbreak and sadness for your entire teenage years.

And things seemed like they were just about to change. Tim Leiweke was brought in to run MLSE. Brendan Shanahan was brought in to run the Leafs. And it seemed like there was no way Randy Carlyle was going to survive this offseason. But then we waited and waited and Carlyle was still around.

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