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Wanye
September 15 2016 03:00PM

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This is a tale of trial and error, failure, determination, and triumph. Oh and fancy advanced statistics. So many fancy statistics.

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Leafs play final warm-up games ahead of World Cup

Jeff Veillette
September 15 2016 10:35AM

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Yesterday was a crowded day in World Cup preliminary action, as six of eight teams played their final exhibition games before they all start mattering. Prior to that, Finland and the United States wrapped their schedule up on Tuesday night. Let's look at the Leafs representatives' involvement!

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2016 World Cup of Hockey Preview: Group A

Jonathan Willis
September 15 2016 07:30AM


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With the preliminary round out of the way, the 2016 World Cup of Hockey is ready to get down to the contests that actually count this weekend. Group A will feature the marquee matchup of Canada vs. the United States, along with the less-heralded Czech Republic and Team Europe.

Here’s how those countries stack up.

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WWYDW: Revisiting Russell

Jeff Veillette
September 14 2016 09:15AM

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Do you remember the beginning of July? People's big dreams of superstar signings were being re-configured on the fly, and when the Leafs ended up signing Matt Martin, there was some concern that they could be looking at another player known for his gritty side, and that they weren't going to be afraid to spend it.

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5 FUN THINGS TO WATCH FOR: TEAM NORTH AMERICA

Lowetide
September 14 2016 07:00AM

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Some may not want to admit it, but the top team (in terms of interest) at the World Cup of Hockey is Team North America. Armed with a bunch of kids who only recently were playing video games until 2am in someone's basement on New Year's Eve, these young hockey players are fast and furious. Here are five things (plus a little more) we can all look forward to from the young guns.

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