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The Everything Leafs Podcast: Kapanen to PITS

It certainly didn’t take long for the offseason action to begin for the Leafs. Earlier today, a big trade was made. BREAKING: The Toronto Maple #Leafs have traded Kasperi Kapanen in a packaged deal to the Pittsburgh #Penguins for their 2020 first-round pick and more. Swipe for the full details. pic.twitter.com/1uTm6tOlAF — TSN (@TSN_Sports) August…

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Assessing the Leafs Playoff History: 3 Charts

Steely Dan’s 1972 single “Do It Again” details a man who is constantly screwing things up – first with violence, then with women, and finally with money. The chorus belts “You go back, Jack, do it again” – pointing to the surety of more destruction that lay in Jack’s path. It is a proper metaphor…

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Breaking down the Kapanen trade

To say the Kasperi Kapanen trade came as a shock is a bit of an understatement. In a normal year NHL teams generally treat the playoffs as an off limits time to pull off significant movements, and instead we are left waiting until after the Stanley Cup is presented before any real changes are made….

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UPDATED: Kasperi Kapanen has been traded to Pittsburgh for a 1st Round Pick

Previous versions of the post can be found below, but here is the final deal… Details for Penguins:RW Kasperi KapanenD Jesper LindgrenLW Pontus Aberg Maples Leafs getting:2020 Rd 1 pick (15 overall)LW Evan RodriguesC Filip HallanderD David Warsofsky#Pens | @TheAthleticPGH | @TheAthleticNHL please forgive any type — Rob Rossi (@Real_RobRossi) August 25, 2020 We will…

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The case for trading Nylander is entirely based around one thing

Here at TLN we’re still very much pissed off following the outcome of the qualifying round. And while there is a strong case to be made about the Leafs having an incredibly talented roster, and a forward group that should make Toronto one of the top teams in the league, the fact that they were…