The Roundup

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August 15 2014 08:05AM

The analytics debate rages on, how much does "character" matter, player profiles, ice bucket challenge, Wayne Gretzky and more in this week’s Roundup.

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The Steve Dangle Podcast - August 13, 2014 - Place Bets Now!

Steve Dangle
August 14 2014 08:55AM

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On this episode, the guys discuss the proposed Leafs monument, bets for the season, Robin Williams, and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Leafs To Present Cup Rings To Alumni

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
August 12 2014 10:24PM

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The Toronto Maple Leafs haven't had a Stanley Cup win to call their own in a very long time, and as such, haven't been able to give out many Stanley Cup rings. Not too long from now, a bunch of former Leafs winners will be presented with shiny new finger fashion. But should we point and laugh?

Maybe not.

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Marlies Sign Patrick Watling

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
August 11 2014 03:55PM

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The Leafs organization appear to be trying to build serious depth in the minor league ranks. After establishing a multi-year affiliation with the Orlando Solar Bears last week and signing two players to AHL contracts over the weekend, another move was made today. The latest addition to the Toronto Marlies? Patrick Watling.

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Nonis, Carlyle on "Ice Bucket Challenge" Clock

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
August 10 2014 09:06PM

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The last thing you want when a player leaves your team? A chip on his shoulder. The Leafs have a raging habit of leaving players in that exact position. With Nikolai Kulemin, he couldn't even wait until his first game in another jersey to express that, and he and a special guest confirmed that shortly after taking literal ice chips to his shoulders.

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