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Leafs playing around with their D: Leafs Camp Report

So far in training camp the Leafs have dealt with injuries to Jake Muzzin, Timothy Liljegren, Carl Dahlstrom, Axel Rindell, Jordie Benn, as well as Rasmus Sandin being without contract until early this morning. The lack of D made for the fun moments of Alex Kerfoot and Calle Jarnkrok playing some defense, but interestingly enough…

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Let’s get physical: Welcome to Sheldon Keefe’s era of truculence

It’s a familiar refrain both amongst fans and media in Toronto, the Maple Leafs are too easy to push around. This often gets dismissed because while they are getting pushed around they are producing some of the most successful regular seasons in franchise history and the idea of playing to your strengths is somewhat sound….

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Leafs ink Rasmus Sandin to two-year deal worth $1.4-million AAV

I’m not sure what Rasmus Sandin was holding out for, but today he finally signed a new deal that puts him directly in line with Timothy Liljegren cap-wise – something it seemed he was trying to avoid during the summer, when it was rumoured the team wanted to lock them up to identical deals on…

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Injuries vs. Cap Space: The Leafs path to a 20 player roster

The John Tavares oblique injury is more than a bummer. The timeline of him not being ready for at least three weeks means he’ll likely miss at least the first four games of the season. And while four games don’t really mean much in an 82 game schedule, much was made about the makeup of…

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Finding the compromise that gets Sandin in the Leafs lineup

The Leafs are in an interesting situation thanks to a number of camp injuries. They are definitely in a situation where having Rasmus Sandin join the Leafs would greatly improve their roster depth and help us all feel better about the team heading into October, but thanks to those injuries not being long term Toronto…