LFR7 - Game 30 - Milkshake - Tor 4, Ott 3 (SO)

Steve Dangle
December 08 2013 11:25AM

 

It brings all the shots to the yard.

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Leafs Postgame - Leafs 2013-14 script written in win over Senators

Cam Charron
December 07 2013 08:44PM

If the Toronto Maple Leafs make the playoffs this season and everybody asks why, just show them the tape of this 3-2 win over Ottawa. No game will probably match this one in showing off the Maple Leafs' outstanding strengths and horrible flaws. They got two goals and five points from James van Riemsdyk. They blew a 3-1 third period lead. They had the better goalie. They allowed 50 shots. They scored on the powerplay. They took too many penalties.

It all added up to a shootout win by the Leafs over the reeling Ottawa Senators, whose playoff hopes are in all likelihood, ended after tonight. 8 points back with 50 to play is a tough task for any team, and a tougher one for a team that hasn't been able to buy a save, or defence, or win against teams within the division.

Not pretty because the Leafs dropped a point, but harmless, lest that 'ROW' category comes back to haunt them on the final day of the season.

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LEAFS ROUNDTABLE: Life of Rie

Justin Fisher
December 07 2013 11:36AM

 

The TLN Roundtable is back! Every week, we'll pose a Leafs-related question to our writers, gather the various opinions, post the answers, and create internal tension and hatred amongst us. Then you, the reader, get to tell us how wrong we are in the comments!
 
This week's question...

Should Morgan Rielly be loaned to Canada's World Junior team?

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LGD - Game 30: Leafs @ Sens - Invasion

Cam Charron
December 07 2013 11:05AM


Leafs second home rink in Kanata

Just a short Leafs GameDay thread today. Headed out of the town to hang out with some family, and won't be able to break down exactly what is wrong with the Ottawa Senators this year. Don't worry, though, the Leafs still have games against the Sens throughout this season and we'll be able to get to that at a later date. I don't think the Sens underlying numbers are enough of an argument to think they'll do any better this year than last. Perhaps they caught lightning in a bottle a year ago, but they were the 7th best possession club in the National Hockey League, upset the Montreal Canadiens in the playoffs and made it ~somewhat~ of a series.

Problems exacerbated in the summer though. The team has no money and while they did a great job of replacing Daniel Alfredsson with Bobby Ryan and Clarke MacArthur, both have whom have been outstanding for Ottawa, the rest of the roster is playing well-below where they were a year ago.

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The Steve Dangle Podcast - December 6, 2013 - Friend Friday (on Saturday!)

Steve Dangle
December 07 2013 12:16AM

In this episode, Chris and Steve are a little drunk. Adam does his best to be, you know, a professional, but pfffft.

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