Leafs Postgame: Leafs Allowed Nice Things Sometimes

Adam Laskaris
December 19 2015 08:35PM

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Bernier saved the first shot... and the second shot... and the next 24 after that, too.

A 5-0 win against the Kings for Jonathan Bernier's first victory of the season- just like everyone predicted.

Bernier (finally!) got the monkey off his back, earning his shutout of the year in impressive fashion.

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Marner, Dermott Pick Up Goals in World Junior Exhibition

Jeff Veillette
December 19 2015 04:15PM

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The World Juniors are still a week away, but that didn't stop Team Canada's Leafs prospects from putting themselves on the scoreboard. In a 7-1 rout of Belarus, first round pick and TLN's preseason #1 prospect Mitch Marner picked up a goal while second-rounder Travis Dermott added a goal and two assists.

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LGD: Kings In The North

Justin Fisher
December 19 2015 12:26PM

If you thought the Leafs had trouble hosting the last California team to swing through Toronto, wait 'till you get a load of these guys. The Kings are one of the hottest teams in the league right now, with a 7-1-2 record in their past 10 games. They are, once again, looking like a serious Stanley Cup contender.

Oh, and the Leafs are tied for dead last. Yikes.

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The Toronto Marlies Are First Overall

Jeff Veillette
December 18 2015 09:21PM

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The thing about this year's Toronto Marlies team, above all else, is that you have to accept that every single night will provide an opportunity for you to be dumbfounded by them. Of course, I mean that in the most positive way possible. But tonight? Tonight took that to a whole new level, as they gained first place in the American Hockey League in inexplicable fashion.

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Ray Emery Inks PTO With Toronto Marlies

Cat Silverman
December 18 2015 04:26PM

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The Toronto Maple Leafs had their ideal tandem in James Reimer and Garret Sparks for a brief, brief time. 

The Toronto Marlies had an ideal tandem of their own during that period, with Jonathan "AHL Shutout King" Bernier and Antoine Bibeau. That left the ECHL with Ryan Massa and Rob Madore getting strong starts. Everyone was happy. 

Then Reimer got re-injured, Sparks got injured as well, and the whole goaltending depth chart got turned on its head. 

The solution? Veteran netminder Ray Emery, who has inked a PTO with the Marlies this Friday. 

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