Toronto Marlies Eliminated From AHL Playoffs

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 03 2014 09:03PM

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It all comes down to this. If the Toronto Marlies win, they head to the Calder Cup Finals for the second time in three years. Not just that, but do it with an entirely different core. Only six of these guys played in the 2011/12 run, and just Korbinian Holzer and Jerry D'Amigo played more than half the games. They'd go in with two sweeps, and and upset Game 7 victory against a team that appeared to be far and away the best in the league. Lose, and, well... they still greatly exceeded the pre-season expectations. Tonight, we saw the latter, as the Texas Stars scored four unanswered goals en route to a 6-2 victory, eliminating the blue and white.

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Leafs sign Memorial Cup star Bibeau to ELC

Bobby Cappuccino
June 03 2014 03:04PM

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The Maple Leafs announced today that they have signed goaltender Antoine Bibeau to a three-year entry level contract. 

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Byte-ing The Berger

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 03 2014 02:56PM

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Yesterday, Howard Berger did something that he hasn't done in a very long time. That, of course, is show relevance in the Toronto Hockey Media. Ever since Ron Wilson pretty much ended his mainstream media career, Berger has confined himself to his personal blog, where he posts occasional leafs thoughts mixed with photos of his jersey collection and North York Sunsets. Must be a sweet life.

Back to yesterday. Berger threw out major rumour, outlining a blockbuster trade that he feels could go down between the Leafs and the Florida Panthers. The issue, of course, is that this move makes no sense.

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First Overall Shtick

Steve Dangle
June 03 2014 12:09PM

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An article recently came out that the Leafs could potentially trade for the first overall pick in this year's NHL Entry Draft. Doesn't it seem like the Leafs have a shot at the first overall pick every season? Well that's because some writers say that they have a shot at the first overall pick almost every season.

Here's a look back at the BS Leafs first overall pick rumours throughout the years.

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Marlies Win 3-1, Force Game 7

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 02 2014 09:07PM

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The Toronto Marlies needed a more disciplined, closer game if they wanted a chance to bring this series to seven games, let alone head to the Calder Cup Finals. They definitely got it, at least for a period and a bit. Things began to unravel, but at that point, the Toronto lead was too big to blow, as the blue and white forced Game 7 with a 3-1 win.

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