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It really looks like Nick Robertson has fast-tracked his way to the Leafs

Next weekend the Leafs will be playing in playoff games. Call it the “play-ins” or “play-downs” or whatever, but for all intents and purposes, when Toronto goes up against Columbus on August 1st, they’re in do or die mode. Lose 3 of 5 and go home. It’s as important as any other postseason matchup they’ve…

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Who would the Leafs play if the NHL goes right into the playoffs?

Obviously we have to preface every one of these pieces by saying no one really has any idea if the NHL can, and eventually will, come back to try and finish the 2019-20 campaign in some fashion. All we can do is talk in hypothetical and speculate on what things might look like based on what plans…

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Leafs vs Panthers tonight has massive playoff implications

The Leafs needed a bounceback, statement, character, whatever kind of win you want to call it in the worst way on Tuesday against the Lightning. They got it. But while that was a game to feel great about for a couple days, the reward for it is the setup for tonight’s monster game against the…

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Leafs recall Kevin Gravel from Marlies

I know, I know, the trade deadline move you were waiting anxiously for has finally happened; Kevin Gravel has been recalled by the Leafs. #Leafs have recalled Kevin Gravel from the Marlies. Practice about to start here shortly. — Kristen Shilton (@kristen_shilton) February 24, 2020 Seriously though, ahead of practice this could mean one of…

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Leafs talks with the Canucks over Tyson Barrie have “intensified”

There are less than 24 hours to go until the trade deadline, and you know what that means: There is chatter. Lots of it, folks. We’re going to try to keep bringing together as many trade talk items (known in some circles as “rumours”) from legitimate outlets until everything is settled, so let’s get right…

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Egor Korshkov returned to the Marlies

He was playing at a goal per game pace, but Egor Korshkov has been returned to the Marlies after a short stint up with the Leafs. The @MapleLeafs have loaned forward Egor Korshkov to the @TorontoMarlies (AHL).#LeafsForever — Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) February 21, 2020 Korshkov was recalled last weekend along with Mason Marchment ahead of…

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Leafs feeling the heat, but could they do some selling at the deadline?

It’s crunch time for the trade deadline right now, with the usual prelude of minor deals trickling in these past couple days leading up to Monday when the bigger names get moved around. With that comes a lot of insider previewing, and most notably today the 31 Thoughts podcast gave their full league rundown of…

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Show me decent goaltending and I’ll show you a good Leafs team

The trade deadline is next week and can anyone honestly come up with a proper assessment of what the Leafs might need to really improve their team? I can’t. It’s almost impossible to zone in on a target to fill the “weaknesses” in Toronto’s lineup because, frankly, this godawful goaltending recently has sent everything off-kilter….

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At least it’s entirely up to the Leafs now

With a little less than two months left in the regular season, the Leafs now have a clear path to the postseason in front of them. When things got off to a disastrous start leading up to the Babcock firing in November, there was a lot of uncertainty around whether or not the team would…