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TLN Monday Mailbag: December 21st

This intro paragraph is for sale. No, but seriously, I’ve got nothing this week. I don’t most other weeks earlier, but this is dire. Let’s just jump straight into your questions! *cough* Sorry. But seriously, read on.

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LGD: Inentional vs. Unintentional Tanking

Embed from Getty Images If you haven’t watched the Colorado Avalanche since their awe-inspiring 2013-2014 season, not a whole lot has changed.  They still post subpar possession numbers. Semyon Varlamov is still pretty damn good at tending net. Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon are both still trending up, Matt Duchene is still underappreciated, and their…

Leafs Prospect Cody Donaghey Traded From Halifax to Moncton

Embed from Getty Images It’s World Junior time, but it’s also very close to CHL trade deadline time. With that comes all the excitement of watching prospects you’ve possibly forgotten about moving to new teams in hopes that they might get a few extra playoff games.  Today’s move involves former training camp signee Cody Donaghey……

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TLN Player Power Rankings: Xmas Edition

It’s been an interesting week, and we can celebrate the fact that the Leafs are unbeatable in regulation over the past 5 games. Or if you want to be sour about it, they could have a three point cushion on the Blue Jackets in the race for Matthews if they could lose faster. I’d like…

Leafs at the World Juniors: Pogge vs. Rask

Embed from Getty Images With the 2016 World Junior Championships just days away, TLN will be revisiting some of the best performances by Maple Leafs prospects during past WJC tournaments. Today, we kick things off with one of the more controversial (and painful) stories. Almost every year, one goaltender makes a name for himself on…