I Choose Who?

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
August 02 2014 05:35PM

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For the second consecutive day, the header photo of my article is probably much more important than the actual post. In any event, I was messaged on AskFM (my inbox is overflowing with questions at the moment, but I want to space out full-on mailbags a bit) a few days ago, specifically asking the most important hockey question I've ever received.

Which Pokémon would you want playing for the Leafs?

Let's try to nail this one down.

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Cap Crunch?

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
August 01 2014 10:19PM

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The Leafs have added a bunch of new players. They've made some trades. They've retained most of their restricted free agents (no pressure, Spencer Abbott). But now Toronto is two months away from puck drop, and people remember the mess that they got themselves into last year. Are they on a crash course to do it again?

Maybe, but probably not.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
August 01 2014 08:05AM

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Trevor Linden sparks the fighting in hockey debate, a Jake Gardiner type deal in Justin Schultz' future, Flames and Jets goaltending, Nail Yakupov talking the talk, and more in this week's roundup

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Leafs Renew Affiliation With Solar Bears

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
July 31 2014 03:59PM

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have made a decision that is part hockey, part business today, agreeing to a two year extension of their ECHL affiliation with the Orlando Solar Bears. This extension appears to also make the Leafs and Marlies their only affiliates, removing the Minnesota Wild organization from the mix.

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The Log Off Podcast: "It was like an oasis in a sea of terrible last year"

Dimitri Filipovic
July 31 2014 10:22AM

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There's a first for everything, and that sentiment rings truer today than ever before after an analytically-inclined podcast spent a strong 10-15 minutes praising a series of moves the Toronto Maple Leafs made recently. 

This week's show included that, some Hot PK Subban Takes™, and an extensive look at how this offseason has affected the Eastern Conference landscape.

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