LGD - Tanks Vs. Jets

Justin Fisher
February 21 2015 11:00AM

The last time the Toronto Maple Leafs and Winnipeg Jets faced off, Dustin Byfuglien was a one-man wrecking crew; the kind of force that could stop a tank in its tracks, rough it up, and after 60 minutes or so let that tank roll along its happy merry way. Byfuglien had a goal, an assist, laid a bunch of people out flat, and the Jets won by a lopsided score of 5-1. 

Tonight, the Jets will move Byfuglien up to forward... Byfuglien on the forecheck gives me nightmares.

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LFR8 - Game 59 - Hurrican't - Tor 1, Car 2

Steve Dangle
February 20 2015 10:16PM

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The Leafs are losers and so am I.

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LEAFS POSTGAME: No Gusts of Win-d

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 20 2015 07:42PM

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Who would have thought that this would be one of the biggest games of the year? Sure enough, the Leafs and Hurricanes are in a race for the bottom, and a big zero points tonight would be a big boost to the tank. Thankfully, that's exactly what they got.

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Marlies lose to Utica in weekend opener

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 20 2015 07:20PM

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It's not likely, but at this point in the season, the Toronto Marlies still have a chance of making the Calder Cup palyoffs. At seven points back of eighth in the Western Conference, however, it would require a couple of solid winning streaks. This three-game weekend would have been a good place to start, but unfortunately, a 5-2 loss to the Utica Comets won't help accelerate the process.

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Why (you should) fire Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis?

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 20 2015 02:04PM

Kevin McGran wrote a piece yesterday in the Toronto Star regarding his views on Dave Nonis. The basic summary; he's had the odd hiccup, and he's never gone through the major rebuild process before, but he's still the right man for the job. 

I respect Kevin a bunch, probably more than the rest of the Twittersphere does, but there's quite a bit of this argument that I disagree with. Let's break this down a bit.

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