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Kadri Suspended Three Games For Hit on Wingels

Nazem Kadri has been suspended for three playoff games for his hit on Tommy Wingels. Toronto’s Nazem Kadri suspended three games for boarding Boston’s Tommy Wingels. https://t.co/YKyNt1Kcu0 — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) April 13, 2018 The NHL’s reasoning behind this suspension was the combination of the fact that the hit was reckless, and Kadri had…

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Thoughts on Game 1: The PK, line matching, and the blueline

In a series where the Leafs are attempting to exorcise their demons against a team that, for the last five years, has dangled the “It was 4-1” memory over their heads, they did a terrible job of trying to get everyone to forget that series, as they started it the exact same way the 2013…

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So, can the Leafs actually win this series?

Last night was ugly. So we asked our staff: What can we do to fix it, and can the Leafs actually win this series? Connor Bromley The PK was poor last night and that needs addressing quickly. I did not enjoy the performance of the fourth line either. With Kadri’s likely suspension I would put…

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It’s Not Going To Change Now: Game One Usage

We’ve spent an excessive amount of time dealing with our opinions on “tie goes to the veteran” within Leafs Nation. We’ve established where most of us fall when it comes to playing guys like Roman Polak over Connor Carrick, and Leo Komarov over Andreas Johnsson (and to a lesser extent over Josh Leivo). It’s safe…

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Zach Hyman’s goal last night was classic Zach Hyman

You couldn’t necessarily say the same thing about every Leaf, but Zach Hyman showed up to play last night. Scoring the Leafs’ only goal late in the first period, his 1-1 marker gave the Leafs a shining. Of course, they’d concede the game’s next four goals, leaving Game 1 of the first round with a…