LFR8 - Game 59 - Hurrican't - Tor 1, Car 2

Steve Dangle
February 20 2015 10:16PM

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The Leafs are losers and so am I.

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LEAFS POSTGAME: No Gusts of Win-d

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 20 2015 07:42PM

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Who would have thought that this would be one of the biggest games of the year? Sure enough, the Leafs and Hurricanes are in a race for the bottom, and a big zero points tonight would be a big boost to the tank. Thankfully, that's exactly what they got.

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Marlies lose to Utica in weekend opener

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 20 2015 07:20PM

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It's not likely, but at this point in the season, the Toronto Marlies still have a chance of making the Calder Cup palyoffs. At seven points back of eighth in the Western Conference, however, it would require a couple of solid winning streaks. This three-game weekend would have been a good place to start, but unfortunately, a 5-2 loss to the Utica Comets won't help accelerate the process.

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Why (you should) fire Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis?

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
February 20 2015 02:04PM

Kevin McGran wrote a piece yesterday in the Toronto Star regarding his views on Dave Nonis. The basic summary; he's had the odd hiccup, and he's never gone through the major rebuild process before, but he's still the right man for the job. 

I respect Kevin a bunch, probably more than the rest of the Twittersphere does, but there's quite a bit of this argument that I disagree with. Let's break this down a bit.

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LGD: Ron Francis Rivalry Renewed

Adam Laskaris
February 20 2015 11:14AM

Remember Ron Francis? It's only been 11 years since the Leafs made the decision to acquire the veteran at the trade deadline. With 1798, Francis holds the rare distinction of having the most regular season points in his career of any player to suit up for the Leafs. He only scored ten of those points in Toronto, but it's fair to say he's one of the organization's most memorable players.

Oh, and he's also the GM of the Leafs the teams are playing tonight, the Carolina Hurricanes.

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