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October 16 2015 06:45AM

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Leafs are sports worst franchise according to ESPN, Canucks players to pick their own goal songs, a baby vs a blogger picking winners, Flames goalies, Oilers still bad, an NHL All-hipster team, Fantasy hockey cheat sheets and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.

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The Steve Dangle Podcast - Oct 15, 2015 - Baseball LOL

Steve Dangle
October 15 2015 09:40PM

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On this episode, the guys talk at length about the Blue Jays' Game 5 victory, the Ovechkin debacle, the lack of NHL stories, and stupid bell peppers.

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The Best It's Been In A Long Time

Jeff Veillette
October 15 2015 01:43PM

It's about 5:00 PM yesterday afternoon, and I'm sitting on the second floor of the Imperial Pub, watching the Blue Jays in Game 5 of the ALDS. It's a place I like going to from time to time, and really came to appreciate when I was working at the Eaton Centre. It's got a quiet, laid-back atmosphere, it's easy to get to, the servers are nice, the prices are right, and there's free popcorn. 

It wasn't particularly laid back today, though. Tensions and nerves were high, and the place was packed, to the point where I split my table with strangers. It was an atmosphere that I haven't felt in this city since a certain day in May 2013, which nobody on this site likes to speak of very much.

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TLN's 10 Worst Leafs Items at Shop.NHL.com

Jon Steitzer
October 15 2015 10:29AM

The nice thing about the Leafs not playing for an entire week is we have an opportunity to run the kind of content that would even seem forced in the middle of August. I did it yesterday looking at Leafs hair cuts through the years and I'm doing it again today with products you definitely don't want to buy from Shop.NHL.com

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TLN's Favourite Leafs Haircuts

Jon Steitzer
October 14 2015 03:00PM

We've ranked our top forwards, defensemen, goaltenders, and hockey minds last month, but now it's time to move on to what really defines the sport. The hair. The Leafs have been host to some truly wonderful haircuts over the past 99 years, but based on the list below you might assume the team started in the 70s. Unfortunately prior to 1965 all men were required to have the same hair cut so many eras are going unrepresented. Thankfully the 80s more than made up for that. 

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