Leafs roster looks set, but silly season approaches

Embed from Getty Images It looks like we finally have our 2016-17 Maple Leafs roster. Or at least our Wednesday, October 12th, opening night roster.  Yes, the once-waived have now cleared, Naz is back from injury, and the Leafs are practicing today with a lineup that’s likely what they’ll go with against the Senators in just over 48 hours.

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TLN Monday Mailbag: October 10th

The Leafs lost three-quarters of their preseason games, the Jays have recaptured the hearts of a nation, the Raptors are about to start back up again and Toronto FC is about as relevant as they’ve ever been at the moment. I don’t think there’s ever been lower pressure for a non-tanking Leafs team to succeed,…

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Are Bigger Goalies Better At Stopping Medium Or Low Danger Shots?

Embed from Getty Images The biggest roster move the Leafs made this summer was acquiring Frederik Andersen from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for 30th overall, a 2017 second round draft pick, and Jonathan Bernier.  One of the things that jumps out about Andersen is his size.  At 6’4″ and 230 pounds, he’s one of…

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The Leafs are at the Jays game and I have many questions

The Toronto Maple Leafs are hanging out at the Rogers Centre right now, watching the Toronto Blue Jays in the midst of a nerve-wracking Game 3 in the ALDS. In fact, I’d wager that absolutely none of you are going to read this post until long after the game is over, and to be honest,…