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Travis Dermott to be sidelined for 4 weeks or more

After receiving a late, and somehow not penalized hit from the Oilers’ Brad Malone, Travis Dermott is expected to miss some extneded time as per the Leafs’ Public Relations Twitter account: Maple Leafs defenceman Travis Dermott is expected to miss at least four weeks with a shoulder injury. #LeafsForever — Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) February 28,…

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LGD: Pajama Bowl II

Good afternoon, folks. It’s a Game Day. Islanders fans are loading up their diapers in preparation for the return of John Tavares to his hometown of Long Island hockey club (oh wait, that’s Toronto). That’s right, the Islanders are back in Long Island, where Nassau Coliseum is somehow still a thing. It’s a Thursday night showdown between…

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Barry Trotz’ “coach of the year” performance is a sham

Okay, okay. Tonight is not about Barry Trotz at all. It’s about John Tavares, his decision to come to the Maple Leafs, and a New York Islanders team who would like nothing more than to beat him in the barn he played most of his NHL home games in before coming to Toronto. But you…

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Islanders to partner with local preschools in order to house entire arena of babies

The Islanders have signed a partnership with Long Island preschool to take care of their fans during games. Because they’re babies. Hrm, that’s really the whole joke we had. Let’s hope the Leafs win tonight. Here is some Tavares content, now that you’re here. Tavares with a nifty move around Russell pic.twitter.com/RDTnCYmezI — Flintor (@TheFlintor)…

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Your Tavares Night Bingo Card

It seems like Islanders fans are definitely not over John Tavares, and a quick review of their Reddit page suggests that they are expecting to be drunk, loud, and ready to burn things. With all of that in mind, we’ve put together a handy Bingo card for you to play tonight. It will probably be…

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A Lot of the Leafs Problems Can Be Tied Back to Lou

If someone were to try and guess the current state of the Leafs based only on what is said on social media, and not watch any games, check the standings, or look up any stats, you would probably assume that the Leafs are doing terribly. But, if you follow the team a lot more closely,…

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Leafs Postgame: Dermott Injured, Leafs Dominate

Tonight, the Maple Leafs played the Edmonton Oilers tonight at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. This game was billeted as a fierce boxing match between McDavid and Matthews, two of the brightest stars in the NHL today. However, in truth, there’s more than two players in this game and ultimately, the rest will have more…

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LGD-Tavares Eve

Really when you think about it, tonight’s game is just really a hassle. You can tell the locker room is focused on Tavares facing the Islanders tomorrow, it’s definitely a game that means something to fans as well, and we’re going into it as the second half of a back to back because the schedule…

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The Eastern Conference landscape after the trade deadline

To the delight of some and the dismay of others, the Leafs mostly stood pat at the deadline, only making minor deals and not adding big pieces at the deadline. They’re in a weird spot where they’re good enough to compete, but young enough that it doesn’t entirely make sense to ship off prospects for…