TLN Postgame: It's always Sunny to lose to Philadelphia

Adam Laskaris
February 20 2016 10:32PM

Tonight, the Leafs hosted the Philadelphia Flyers in a nine-goal, torrid affair.

Picking up one more point than management probably would've appreciated as they fell in 5-4 overtime, the Leafs continued the trend of a decent possession game met with an L on the scoresheet. 

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Marlies First To 40-Win Mark With Victory

Jeff Veillette
February 20 2016 02:04PM

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Less than sixteen hours after wrapping up a come from behind victory against the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins, the Toronto Marlies were back at it in a new venue, taking on the Portland Pirates at the Air Canada Centre. It was a hard fought sixty minutes, which culminated in a 3-1 victory which made the team the first in the AHL to hit the 40-win mark on the year.

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LGD: Ghost Bear 'N Friendz

Jon Steitzer
February 20 2016 02:00PM

He may not be injured, but the Leafs have added Leo Komarov to the list of unavailable players with his three game suspension. At the same time the list of players available for recall is shrinking as Scott Harrington has just been shutdown for the season.

In good-ish news, Shawn Matthias is making his return tonight, replacing Komarov. 

As for the Flyers, a win tonight allows them to cling to some small hope that they could be a playoff team this year, and that too could be beneficial to the Leafs as having one fewer seller and one more buyer at the trade deadline should increase the success of the Toronto fire sale.

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Scott Harrington Done For The Season

Shawn Reis
February 20 2016 01:16PM

According to Sportsnet's Chris Johnston, Leafs prospect and Marlies defenseman Scott Harrington has been shut down for the remainder of the season with an upper-body injury.

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Older prospects could be targets for the Leafs at trade deadline

Ryan Fancey
February 20 2016 10:27AM

Sometimes we have difficulty determining what a "prospect" really is. Here at TLN, when we roll out our prospect rankings and whatnot, of course we have to draw the lines somewhere. But outside of that we often find ourselves discussing when a player stops becoming a future and just, well, is what he is.

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