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POSTGAME: Leafs make the Panthers an endangered hockey club

The Leafs hosted the Panthers tonight, with Florida’s playoff hopes dwindling by the day. The Leafs’ hopes on the other hand, have been consistently rising. If you ask Patrick O’Sullivan (you shouldn’t), the Leafs have the goaltending advantage as both teams play their backups, Florida’s being James Reimer, and McElhinney being one of the most…

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Matthews Seeking to Break Clark’s Rookie Record

With eight games remaining it seems like a matter of when and not if Auston Matthews will break Clark’s 31-year old record. The young Leafs phenom tied Clark’s record with his goal against the Sabres on Saturday night, a feat that no other rookie has been able to achieve in the 31 years since Wendel…

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LGD: Cats in the Cradle

It’s the biggest game of the year once again, until the next game. The Toronto Maple Leafs are set to take on the Florida Panthers at the Air Canada Centre. Here’s what we can expect to go down:

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Can the Leafs find their Chris Kunitz?

Penguins winger Chris Kunitz has crafted himself quite the formidable career, despite never really being the most talented player on his team or the most lauded. Now in his 14th season in the league, his career will forever be remembered as playing second fiddle to Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. The Skinny on Kunitz Played…

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Morgan Rielly is Toronto’s Masterton Trophy Nominee

Every year, the Professional Hockey Writers Association breaks up into its local chapters and nominates one player from every team as a finalist for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, before convening to decide on an actual winner. Now, if we’re being honest about the whole thing, the actual winner is going to be Craig Anderson…

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These Last Two Weeks

Eight games. That’s all that’s left in the 2016-17 Toronto Maple Leafs season. Wild, isn’t it? The Leafs will play the Red Wings this coming weekend, and then it’s the end of the schedule the following Sunday. Just under two weeks of games left, and then for better or worse, the “season” is over. The post-season…

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TLN Monday Mailbag: March 27th

I’m offering a cash money reward for whoever brings me the second half of William Nylander’s broken tooth. Okay, probably not, but I have no other lede for this prospect-heavy mailbag. Here are five questions!

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Andersen back with the Leafs for practice

As the Leafs’ fanbase held its collective breath waiting for news on Frederik Andersen’s injury status, speculation ran pretty wild about what could have forced him from the game against the Sabres over the weekend. Initially described as an upper body ailment, there were some questions about whether he may have re-injured his shoulder or…

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Maple Leafs call up Garret Sparks, Kasperi Kapanen from Marlies

The Toronto Maple Leafs have made two call-ups today; one reasonably expected, and the other not so much, but still deserved. To fill in the roles created by injuries to Nikita Soshnikov, Josh Leivo, Eric Fehr, and Frederik Andersen, the blue and white have called up Kasperi Kapanen and Garret Sparks from the Toronto Marlies.