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Leafs postgame: Vegas? Stripped.

Earlier today, everyone freaked out because of Auston Matthews’ seven minute morning skate, because Toronto and hockey.  So, there’s that. But he ended up playing, and doing a decent job of it as well. The Leafs came out firing in the first period, taking a 3-1 lead…. and ended up winning 4-3 with one shootout…

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How the Matt Duchene Trade Impacts the Leafs

Last night, we saw one of the biggest trades in a long time, as Matt Duchene went to the Senators, Kyle Turris went to Nashville, and the Avalanche got SEVEN PIECES in return. So, I’m going to do what anyone would do when the Senators do something big: make it about the Leafs. The biggest…

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Leafs Geeks Podcast – What Hockey Can Learn From Basketball

This week I’m joined by Chris Watkins (better known as @yolo_pinyato on Twitter). We’re both huge fans of the NBA, so we thought it would be fun to use our knowledge of basketball analytics and apply some of the concepts to hockey. We tend to learn a lot from other sports (ie. Expected Goals from…

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Around The Atlantic: Senators add Duchene

The Tampa Bay Lightning are soaring and nobody else is really coming close to touching them. The Ottawa Senators have defied the odds and sit in second place in the division. They pulled the trigger on a deal to bring in Matt Duchene, but where will it take them?

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Monday Mailbag: Is Auston Broken?

If you’re not on Twitter, as always, feel free to email [email protected] if you have any questions for next week’s mailbag! Things are rosy in Leafs land right now.  The sun is shining, snowfall’s just around the corner, there’s a newfound energy around this young Leafs team, and everyone is happy! Wait, actually, no they’re…

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LGD: Amateur Knight

While Leafs fans are preparing for the next rebuild, the schedule has gifted them a home game against an expansion team that is currently using their fourth string goaltender. This should be an easy night, but you can’t ignore that fact that the Leafs have been A) playing terrible lately B) historically tend to lose games like…