Goalie Call Ups Made Official

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
March 15 2014 09:50AM

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As originally reported here on The Leafs Nation last night, the Toronto Maple Leafs have recalled Drew MacIntyre from the Toronto Marlies, who in turn have called up Garret Sparks from the Orlando Solar Bears.

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Marlies Win In OT / Leafs Calling Up MacIntyre

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
March 14 2014 09:48PM

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Two stories here, but I figure we can cram them both together since they're both Marlies related. and tonight's game wasn't super exciting. The above picture is pretty meaningless, other than the fact that for the first half of the game, the Marlies were represented by a Syracuse Crunch logo, and I found that pretty funny. Okay. Press the read article button and let's get this show on the road.

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The Toronto Maple Leafs continue to be an anomaly and amaze us all

Cam Charron
March 14 2014 03:10PM

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During the third period of last night's Leafs game against the Kings, the Leafs held a 3-2 lead and had a faceoff in the defending end of the rink, to the left of James Reimer. The Kings had Anze Kopitar on the ice, an elite forward and faceoff-man. The Leafs had Tyler Bozak and Jay McClement.

A discussion took place between Chris Cuthbert and Ray Ferraro of TSN, discussing the merits of each centreman taking the draw in that situation: McClement is a better faceoff-man and had had an excellent night against Kopitar on the night, going 6-2 on draws. Bozak, on the other hand, is right handed, which makes it easier to tie up the opponents stick on the forehand when all you want to do is kill some time on the clock.

To me, the decision you make there is steeped in analytics.

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LFR7 - Game 68 - Optimus Returns - Tor 3, LA 2

Steve Dangle
March 14 2014 01:27PM

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The Leafs win two of three in Death Valley with James Reimer playing the role of hero against the Kings.

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Leafs Postgame - Good Kids, m.A.A.d Victory

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
March 14 2014 12:36AM

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"Carlyle says... video shows main contact from Stoll was to shoulder" [Masters]

I'm no conspiracy theorist, but I'm starting to think that there's a reason for pretty much every energy drink on the market going on sale in Toronto this week. These games keep getting later and later. 10PM was one thing, 10:30 was torture, and a 10:47 start thanks to a pre-game ceremony? All I'm saying is that I don't regret buying that four pack of Red Bull for $8 a couple nights ago.

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