LGD: Invading Frenemy Territory

Jeff Veillette
September 29 2015 11:18AM


Photo Credit: Peter Llewellyn / USA TODAY SPORTS

Leafs fans are known for making the trek across the border to invade First Niagara Centre during games against the Buffalo Sabres - so much so that many blue and gold season ticket holders almost even up by selling their Leafs games and going to the rest. 

But does the same thing happen in the pre-season? The price gap isn't there, after all. Maybe fans need an excuse to go to Target, now that all the Canadian locations are gone? Anyway, we'll see how many of the Toronto faithful are in the crowd tonight when the Leafs take on the Sabres.

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TLN Player Profiles: C Tyler Bozak

Jeff Veillette
September 29 2015 08:40AM

When Phil Kessel was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins on July 1st, many thought that Tyler Bozak would be next to follow. Let's rephrase that actually; people were certain of it, seeing as they thought that he would be moved beforehand. But sure enough, we've reached the end of September, and Young Bozak is still a member of the team, looking to show that he can play away from the player who has been on the ice for all but fourteen of his career even-strength points.

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Crisis Averted: Radio Crew Road-Bound After All

Jeff Veillette
September 28 2015 04:05PM

The powers that be at our favourite multimedia conglomerates appear to have had a change of heart this afternoon and have decided that broadcasters Joe Bowen and Jim Ralph will continue to follow the team along in 2015/16.

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Monday Mailbag - You're Cut

Jeff Veillette
September 28 2015 02:30PM


Well, I hate to do this to you, but this is really the only time that I'm going to see you again in a face-to-face setting. Well, technically, we're words on each other's keyboards, but roll with me.

You might be asking why this is the last time we'll "see" each other. There's always next game, right? Well, unfortunately, you just didn't give it 110% out there in scrimmages. You aren't getting pucks in deep during the games. You can't even blame others; if you were getting any more of the bounces, we'd send you to the Raptors.

You have been cut. Do not pass go. Do not head to the Marlies. Do not ask me why Mark Fraser is sitll here.

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Why the Leafs radio crew shouldn't be stuck at home

Jeff Veillette
September 28 2015 12:42PM

It looks like the voice of the Toronto Maple Leafs will be making his calls exclusively from home. According to a report from Toronto Sports Media, Joe Bowen and Jim Ralph will be commentating on Leafs road games from a local studio, rather than travelling with the team.

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