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Another tragedy at the TD Garden

Another tragedy at the TD Garden. An opportunity at a gettable path through to the Stanley Cup final squandered. It was antithetical Leafs; they generally outperformed Boston at even strength through the series, held the series lead three times, and held a one score lead at home in game six to threaten Boston’s elimination. And…

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Yes, you should absolutely blow those savings on Leafs playoff tickets

It goes without saying – not everyone can afford Leafs playoff tickets. I won’t tell you to go broke or give up your rent or stop eating or anything delusional like that. But if you’re middle class, if you’re contemplating how to spend your extra cash, torn between the new piece of lawn furniture or…

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Takes by Jake: the Leafs as Pokémon

The Leafs are Pokemon now. My online ridiculers have only emboldened me to write this piece. I’ve not made any changes and won’t be taking any recommendations, as I’ve accumulated the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree on the intersectionality of hockey and Pokemon. I don’t make the rules, so don’t hate me. I’m just playing…

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It’s okay to be happy about Auston Matthews’ future

Be Happy, Leafs Fan. I remember 5-13-2013 better than I remember yesterday. It sucked major shit. We crowded MLSQ and down Bremner, we stood in bars and in front of our televisions as silence befell us. At 4-1, a euphoria. Hugs with strangers. Talk of plans to travel to New York City, to taste the…