Nazem Kadri will have telephone hearing for illegal check to the head of Oilers' Fraser

Jeff Veillette
March 17 2015 08:48AM

After serving a suspension from Leafs president Brendan Shanahan for personal reasons, Nazem Kadri may be finding his way into a suspension from NHL player safety head Stephane Quintal for hockey reasons. This morning, word got out that Kadri's elbow to the head of Matt Fraser will lead to a hearing.

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Leafs Postgame - All Time Low

Justin Fisher
March 16 2015 11:15PM


Craig MacTavish watching the Leafs, probably.

Ughhhhhhhh, let's get this over with. The Edmonton Oilers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs by a score of 4-1 tonight, while Toronto handily won the Greatest Tank Battles game-within-the-game. The Leafs, much to the delight of Tank Nation, now sit 27th in the league. So, that's something, I guess? 

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Nazem Kadri penalized for rule 48 violation after elbowing Oilers' Fraser in the head

Thomas Drance
March 16 2015 10:10PM

Nazem Kadri can't seem to avoid controversy. Or suspensions...

Playing in only his second game since being suspended by the Toronto Maple Leafs for three games last week, Kadri was penalized for a rule 48 violation when he caught Edmonton Oilers forward Matt Fraser with an elbow to the head, injuring the 24-year-old forward.  

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Mailbag Monday: I'm super, tanks for asking

Jeff Veillette
March 16 2015 09:03PM


I'm publishing this mailbag at this exact moment in time, because I know what you're all thinking. Before you admit it, I'll say it for you - literally anything that you could be doing right now other than watch this awful team get Harlem Globetrottered by the Edmonton Oilers. Seriously, this game should be pay-per-view, with the owners giving back to the ones watching. It's not, however, so your time is better invested reading this than watching the Leafs.

If you have a question for next week, leave it in the comments, tweet @tlndc, or tweet @jeffler.

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A new low: Oilers chase Maple Leafs' Bernier with 3 goals in 1st period

Thomas Drance
March 16 2015 08:27PM

Photo Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin/USA TODAY Sports

This lowly iteration of the Toronto Maple Leafs officially hit rock bottom in the first period of Monday night's game against the hapless Edmonton Oilers. 

In the final game of a Western Canadian swing that has been nothing short of pathetic, the Maple Leafs were stomped by the NHL's second worst team in the first period. The perpetually rebuilding Oilers needed only eight minutes to score three goals on four shots and chase Jonathan Bernier. Shortly after James Reimer replaced Bernier, the Oilers made the score 4-0.  

Homer Simpson adorned in Krusty the clown makeup beating up the Krusty Burglar

 comes to mind... 

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