TLN Monday Mailbag: March 7th

Jeff Veillette
March 07 2016 10:00AM

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The Mailbag took a week off due to last Monday's trade deadline, but we're back! The Leafs have been a different kind of wacky, wild beast in the past two weeks, and your questions reflect that. Let's jump right in!

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TLN Power Rankings: March 7, 2016

Jon Steitzer
March 07 2016 09:10AM

It was an exciting week in Leafs land. Not, "hey we got a win" exciting or "hey check out the return we got for Parenteau" exciting, but thanks to the Marlies invasion we can look back and find a few positives. 

We're going to try doing something a little different with Power Rankings, and rather than painfully assign rankings to the top 20 roster players, we're going to look at the top ten Leafs moments over the past 7 days.

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Marlies rally but fail to beat Utica in first losing streak of season

Jeff Veillette
March 06 2016 04:37PM

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"Three-game losing streak" hasn't been in this team's vocabulary since their season ended in a first round playoff collapse last year. Then again, neither was getting shut out, but the Utica Comets ended that by blanking them on Friday. Today, the Marlies looked for revenge and a high note to end a lacklustre weekend, but couldn't get it in what ended up being a 5-4 loss.

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LFR9 - Game 64 - W1ll Nye - Ott 3, Tor 2

Steve Dangle
March 06 2016 01:35PM

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It was a good game, it was a bad game, it was the 2015-16 Leafs.

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Maple Leafs Prospects Watch: March 6, 2016

Tom Hunter
March 06 2016 09:57AM


It's been an exciting week for Leaf fans, with the post-deadline call-ups we got to finally see the first wave of prospects that promise to be a key part of the future success of the franchise. Nylander, Kapanen, Soshnikov, Hyman and Leipsic have all had impressive NHL debuts and are showing that each has a strong chance of being a big part of the Leafs for a long time. The guys coming up from the Marlies have had all the attention this week, and rightfully so but with the CHL regular season nearing an end there are going to be a lot of big games upcoming for the younger prospects in the Leafs system.

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