Leafs trade Shawn Matthias to Colorado for Colin Smith, Pick

Jeff Veillette
February 21 2016 12:18PM

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have opened up the trade market today, sending forward Shawn Matthias to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for forward Colin Smith and a fourth round draft pick in 2016.

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Eric Gelinas Might Be A Match In Toronto

Shawn Reis
February 21 2016 10:04AM

Things have been surprisingly quiet surrounding the Leafs given that we're just eight days away from the trade deadline.  It comes as little surprise though, given that Lou Lamoriello is the GM.  He was well-known for running a tight-lipped Devils organization, and it looks like he's (smartly) brought that same mantra to the media circus that is Toronto.

Information is bound to slip through the cracks though, and it looks as though Lamoriello might actually be up to something with his old team.

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Maple Leafs Trade Deadline 2016 Primer

Jon Steitzer
February 21 2016 07:30AM


With a week to go until the trade deadline we're about to shift into full blown rumour mongering mode around here. With a roster built to be deadline rentals, this is our time. The Phaneuf trade has also reminded us that anything is possible and that might make it difficult to not be disappointed next Monday if the changes aren't significant.

While there's a lot coming at us in a short period of time, it's worthwhile to look at the deadline story so far, and revisit some of the TLN #content that will be relevant this week.

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TLN Postgame: It's always Sunny to lose to Philadelphia

Adam Laskaris
February 20 2016 10:32PM

Tonight, the Leafs hosted the Philadelphia Flyers in a nine-goal, torrid affair.

Picking up one more point than management probably would've appreciated as they fell in 5-4 overtime, the Leafs continued the trend of a decent possession game met with an L on the scoresheet. 

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Marlies First To 40-Win Mark With Victory

Jeff Veillette
February 20 2016 02:04PM


Less than sixteen hours after wrapping up a come from behind victory against the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins, the Toronto Marlies were back at it in a new venue, taking on the Portland Pirates at the Air Canada Centre. It was a hard fought sixty minutes, which culminated in a 3-1 victory which made the team the first in the AHL to hit the 40-win mark on the year.

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