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Postgame: Leafs Come Ahead of Devils in OT

The Leafs took on the Devils in Toronto tonight, their second meeting of the year. Here’s how it went: 1st period The first part of the period was definitely highlighted by some strong play by Brian Boyle in his return to Toronto as well as a great shift by the Kadri line and some good…

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TSN Thinks Toronto Is the Best and They Are Right

Earlier I was reading Oilersnation. Why you might ask? Well, I like to check in on the Jan Brady teams around Canada from time to time and make sure that they are still spending a good about of their time talking about Toronto and how they wish their team and city was good as the…

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Leafs Geeks Podcast – Fun Over/Under Bets

Theo joins us this week (for once) to go through some fun Over/Under bets that our listeners helped us come up with. Here’s a list of the topics that we debated: 1:44 – 12.5 Games for Soshnikov. 7:23 – 38.5 Games for Leivo. 12:09 – 73% TOI at 4v5 for Hainsey. 17:12 – 39.5 Goals…

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Have you gotten over your “Freak out about Mitch Marner” stage yet?

Mitch Marner through 19 games last year: 7-9–16 Mitch Marner through 19 games this year: 2-11–13 But apparently the world is ending. It’s true, a 17-game goal drought is rough. It doesn’t look great, and it probably feels even worse. But 1) it’s finally over(!), and 2) from a pure production standpoint, Marner isn’t really…

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LGD: Dancing With the Devils in the Pale Moonlight

Since the Devils and the Leafs last met, both of the teams have seen their record normalize a little bit. Both teams are still sitting at the top of the Eastern Conference, but the Devils have gone 5-3-2 in the last 10, while the Leafs have been 5-5-0. For a while it looked like tonight…

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What’s been driving the Leafs’ improvements on the PK?

Back in September I wrote about the one area I was concerned about in regards to the Leafs heading into the season: the penalty kill. For those of you who, understandably, refuse to consume two of my posts in one sitting, the Leafs gave up a tonne of shots at 4v5 and the only reason…