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Generous Toronto Marlies Give Iced Coffee to 12,097 People

I’m going to be upfront with you; this game between the Toronto Marlies and the Lake Erie Monsters wasn’t exactly one to phone home about. It was pretty low-event, nobody did anything particularly special, and ultimately, the Marlies lost 2-1. But truthfully, I wanted an excuse to point out the absurdity of a free coffee…

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Leafs Postgame: Isles Exact Revenge

Dan Hamilton – USA TODAY Sports Whatever mojo Jonathan Bernier had going a couple days ago when he stumped New York Islanders shooters in a 2-1 victory… Well, he lost it.  The Isles came right back at the Leafs tonight with the fury of 20 or so mildly angry dudes, putting just a handful of…

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LGD: The Islanders Again

Embed from Getty Images The Toronto Maple Leafs took to the New York Islanders on Sunday night in a 3-1 road victory, but you have to imagine that John Tavares and Co. will be looking for a little revenge when they visit the Air Canada Centre just over an hour from now.

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WJC Canada Postgame: Canada survives Swiss scare

Screencap via TSN Whew, that was close. Down 2-0 and tied 2-2 heading into the third, Canada eked out a less than impressive 3-2 shootout win over a previously 0-2 Switzerland team for their second win at the 2016 World Juniors. Matt Barzal and Brayden Point scored in the shootout to seal the deal in a surprisingly difficult…

WJC Canada Pregame: Swiss Bliss

Embed from Getty Images After a tough opening game loss to Cat Silverman and the Americans, Canada bounced back yesterday with an emphatic 6-1 win. Today, the team takes on an 0-2 Swiss team in what shouldn’t be a hard game, but this team’s been far from able to be complacent and should look to dominate…

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Let’s talk about Martin Marincin’s under-appreciated game

Embed from Getty Images Martin Marincin has never been described as a standout offensive dynamo — this much is clear. This season, through 22 games, he’s been held off the scoresheet every single time, registering 0 goals and 0 assists. The Leafs aren’t exactly swimming in offensive talent, and Marincin put up just 11 points in…

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TLN Monday Mailbag: December 28th

It’s the last mailbag of 2015! We have a few great questions for you, but more than anything else, I’d like to thank you for putting up with me to the point of encouraging me with talking points over the last 52 weeks. Here’s to 52 more in 2016!

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WJC Postgame: Canada Survives Early Scare

Screencap via TSN Exhale, Canada.  You weren’t really worried, but it looked a little scary briefly. Despite Canada being all over Denmark in the first period, they fell behind 1-0 12:49 into the first period.  Anthony Beauvillier tied things up just 63 seconds later, and the teams headed into the first intermission tied at one. Four second…

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Dmytro Timashov gets assist on lone goal in Sweden / USA

Embed from Getty Images Team Sweden played their second game of the World Junior Hockey Championships today, and while William Nylander was out of the lineup as a result of his upper-body injury, fellow Leafs prospect Dmytro Timashov returned to the box score with an assist on the game’s lone goal.

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WJC Pregame: Canada in need of win ahead of Denmark matchup

Screenshot via TSN Canada heads into today’s matchup with Denmark in an unusual spot- winless after one game. it’s obviously not the end of the world, but the message is definitely clear- don’t blow this one. Denmark, meanwhile, comes in 1-0, hot off a 2-1 win over Switzerland. Nothing super impressive, but it’s worth noting…