Garret Sparks Named ECHL Alumnus of the Month, Which is a Thing, Apparently...

Justin Fisher
December 03 2015 09:57AM

Garret Sparks is piling up accolades like the Winnipeg Jets pile up goals.

Too soon?

But seriously, there are two very big pieces of news here, so let's break it all down...

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LFR9 - Game 25 - Dumpster - Tor 1, Wpg 6

Steve Dangle
December 03 2015 09:02AM

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Lots of Leafs should be embarrassed by that game. Garret Sparks isn't one of them.

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The Maple Leafs are boring and I have analytics to prove it #MyColumn

Bobby Cappuccino
December 03 2015 07:00AM

Most people look back as the Carlylera (that's "Carlyle era" conveniently shortened to make it more efficient) as a negative. "The team played in an unsustainable way", people say. And sure, that's probably true (although we'll never know, as Carlyle's time was unfortunately cut short). But there is something the Carlylera was good for: entertainment. The same can't be said for the Mikera (short for "Mike Babcock era") thus far. 

And this isn't just my opinion. There is data to back it up. 

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Leafs Postgame: Emergency Landing

Jeff Veillette
December 02 2015 09:24PM

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After the well-structured, happy go lucky game that the Leafs had against the Edmonton Oilers, some of you may have thought that the good vibes would keep going for more than a few minutes.

Those of you who did are probably new here. This was a game to the fans to forget, and the staff to remember. An absolute trainwreck of an outing from the Leafs, and one that ends in a 6-1 loss.

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The Leafs Nation endorses Stephane Robidas for Atlantic Division All Star Captain

Jeff Veillette
December 02 2015 05:02PM

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There's a lot of talk about this year's All-Star Game. It's four-team, 3-on-3 format with cash incentives allows for some creativity in an otherwise boring, usually contactless and always half-assed single game. The coaches will pick the bulk of their rosters, but it's up to the fans to pick the Captain of each division. For us, there is no better option than Toronto's Stephane Robidas.

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