Nation World HQ
December 02 2013 12:10PM


Just in time for Christmas - our supplier assures us they will ship in time - we have re-released OilersNation hoodies and introduced CanucksArmy and TheLeafsNation hoodies for the sexy hockey fan on Santa's list this year.

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Fixing offensive woes

Cam Charron
December 02 2013 09:28AM

Jerred Smithson has played 12 games with Toronto, averaged 10:19 and recorded exactly one shot on goal.

One month into the season, and the Leafs' biggest struggle is offence. Anybody who saw that happening, raise your hand high into the air. No you didn't. Put it down, you liar.

Toronto was 5th in the NHL in goals last season and their biggest strength is the amount of speed and skill they have on the wings. Another strength is the sheer number of quality puck-moving defenceman they employ, so it should be a little surprising that the team is tied for 14th in the NHL with 2.67 goals per game. Michael Traikos notes that the Leafs scored 1.92 goals per game in November. When you break it down further, the reason becomes a little more apparent.

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The Steve Dangle Podcast - December 1, 2013 - Uplifty McSunshine

Steve Dangle
December 01 2013 04:57PM


On this episode, we talk about what the heck is wrong with the Leafs and World War II for some reason.

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LFR7 - Game 27 - En Garde! - Tor 2, Mtl 4

Steve Dangle
December 01 2013 01:34PM


It might just be a little losing streak, but this looks like it could be worse.

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Marlies Win 3-2 Over Rochester

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
December 01 2013 10:34AM

Hey, so I know everybody wants to pretend last night's Leafs game never happened. Maybe if your first reaction was to reach for alcohol, your memory may have just accomplished that (if so, congrats and seek help). But, before the big club began their loss in Montreal last night, the Toronto Marlies had an afternoon game against the Rochester Americans. The process? A little Leafs-like, but the result was different, as they won 3-2 over the Buffalo Sabres affiliate.

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