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Toronto Selects Nicholas Robertson 53rd Overall

Toronto has finally made its first selection in the 2019 NHL draft, and it’s Nicholas Robertson from the Peterborough Petes. This 53rd overall selection is Toronto’s own second round selection. Roberston is a smaller forward with Peterborough at 5’9″ and 161 pounds. The Leafs have never shied away from selecting small, skilled players and Nicholas…

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Good Buys and Bad Buys at the 2019 NHL Draft

In every NHL draft, there are prospects that fall way lower than they might deserve to, and prospects that go much higher than where hindsight shows that they should have. This is an inherent element of selecting players at such an early point in their develop curve, and an unfortunate consequence of the lack of…

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RFAs, the Series: Mitch Marner

Kicking off this year’s RFA contracts series with a bang, it seems most prudent to talk about the star forward on the Maple Leafs who needs a new contract. All indications point to the Leafs and Marner being pretty far apart at this point in their negotiations, but that gap could close at any point…

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Connor Brown’s season left much to be desired

This season’s year in review posts kick off with homegrown, long-time Leaf fan, Connor Brown. The 25-year-old was a staple in this roster throughout the season, being a hard-working, grind-it-out type of player, a favourite for Head Coach Mike Babcock. Stats GP G A P Corsi% Expected Goals% 82 8 21 29 49.67% 54.4% While…

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Are you ready for Playoff Patrick?

So far in this year’s playoffs series with the Boston Bruins, we haven’t seen much out of Patrick Marleau. He has just the one assist so far, from the Game 1 rout of Boston by Toronto. Last year we saw a lot more of out of him, and many fans aren’t expecting much out of…

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Round 1 Game 4 Postgame: Leafs vs Bruins

This game four in Toronto represented an exciting opportunity for the Leafs to go up 3 games to 1 in this initial playoff series on the road to the 2019 Stanley Cup. Let’s get right into the action packed game it was. 1st period The Bruins got off to an early advantage with a powerplay…

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Game 3 Ref Being From Boston May Help Leafs

There was no question that Game 2 between Toronto and Boston in this first round suffered a torrent of questionable officiating. Down 1-0 in the series, Boston was intent on taking every edge they could get to tie the series up, and the refs didn’t seem inclined to actually draw the line until very late…

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Round 1 Game 2 Postgame: Leafs @ Bruins

The second game of the Leafs’ first roudn series against the Bruins happening this evening, in case you weren’t aware. The Leafs won Game 1 on Thursday night by a score of 4-1. Tonight, the Leafs looked to do the same, or better, against the Bruins while playing in Boston. There were no changes to…

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Round 1 Game 1 Postgame: Leafs @ Bruins

Tonight, the journey begins. It was Toronto’s first game of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for 2019. Their bid for the Cup starts here. Their attempt to shake the Bruins starts here. Their chance at making history… starts here. The game was played in Boston’s home rink, the TD Garden arena. This Game 1 between two…

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6 Things About New England That Suck, Besides the Bruins

Tonight, Toronto Maple Leafs head into Boston, Massachusetts tonight to take on their beloved bruins. Leafs Nation is well aware of how much the Boston Bruins suck, and when we beat them in the playoffs, this will become abundantly clear to the rest of NHL fans. There are many other things that suck about Boston…

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REPORT: Hurricanes RHD Prospect Adam Fox To Hit Free Agency

Jeff Cox has reported that Carolina Hurricanes prospect Adam Fox will be staying for his fourth year of college, and becoming a free agent at the end of it. Per multiple sources, Harvard junior D Adam Fox will return for senior season, opting not to sign with Carolina Hurricanes. Favors becoming free agent next summer….