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LGD – Game 47: Leafs @ Devils – This calls for the old Billy Baroo

If you’ve been paying attention to the out of town scoreboard, the Leafs have gotten some rotten luck over the last week or so. It seems that every game has gone the wrong way, with teams behind the Leafs getting big wins against Western teams, and three points being distributed in unfortunate spots. Toronto, to…

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The perils of evaluating a hockey player based on a small sample

I don’t want to write any “I told you so” columns. Those can wait until March. I am cool with watching sportswriters twist in the wind without actually twisting in the wind. From an October column, written when the Toronto Maple Leafs were 5-1 (and published after the Leafs went to 6-1) titled with the…