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What could a healthy Leafs lineup look like?

It may be hard to believe, but we are more than halfway through the season, and we still haven’t had a completely healthy Leafs team. It started with Travis Dermott and Zach Hyman, and just before they were healthy, John Tavares was hurt for a bit, and then Mitch Marner got hurt. Then just as…

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5 Thoughts from the Leafs shutout win vs. a bad hockey team

There was a lot of intrigue going into this game, as not only was this a game against the Islanders, who have become a rival of sorts since they replaced their ice rink with all the salt that the fans have been crying since Tavares left, but also, Sheldon Keefe had done the unthinkable: start…

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Bracco, Timashov, and Harpur on the trading block

Last night on Hockey Night in Canada, Elliotte Friedman reported on the Headlines segment that Leafs players Jeremy Bracco, Dmytro Timashov, and Ben Harpur are all being shopped. For me, Bracco comes as no surprise. In now his fifth season since he was drafted late in the second round, Bracco has still yet to develop…

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Maple Leafs Pregame #37: Five Things to Watch Against the Red Wings

The Leafs look to win both halves of a back-to-back for the first time this season, and they’ll probably never get an easier opportunity, as they face the 9-24-3 Detroit Red Wings for the third time this season. Both teams are trending in opposite directions, as the Leafs are sporting a 9-4 record since they…

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Sandin loaned to the World Juniors

While we wait on the news for Tyson Barrie’s status, we do seem to have other defense related news, as Rasmus Sandin has been loaned to the World Juniors to play for Sweden. Defenceman Rasmus Sandin has been loaned to Team Sweden for the 2020 World Junior Championship.#LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/AEfj5HFBVF — Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) December…

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Maple Leafs Pregame #29: 5 Things to Watch vs. the Flyers

Apparently the Leafs and Flyers wanted to get their games over with, because tonight will be the third and final meeting between the two clubs only two months into the season. Lineups First line centre Morgan Frost, huh? 1. JVR James van Riemsdyk has been off to a slow start this season, with only 5…

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5 Thoughts on the Leafs first loss in the Sheldon Keefe era

Fire Keefe, am I right? But seriously, we witnessed the first bad game in the Sheldon Keefe era, and it wasn’t even a bad game. They just had a really bad second period, and it ended up costing them the win this afternoon. Let’s look at some of the biggest notes from today’s game. @John…

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Martin Marincin sent down to Marlies

I’m not going to lie, when I said I could grab the Martin Marincin news hit, I figured that he got called up because I haven’t seen him in a while. But no, he’s been here the whole time, he just hasn’t played. Defenceman Martin Marincin has been loaned to the @TorontoMarlies (AHL). #LeafsForever —…

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5 thoughts on the Leafs sixth straight loss

Alright, it was a 10:00 start time. I’m tired. You’re tired. We’re all mad at another loss. So let’s get this over with. Pierre Engvall’s NHL Debut After 16 points in 15 games with the Marlies, his excellent play (and a couple of injuries) have given Engvall the opportunity to finally make the NHL. So,…

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Marner out for at least a month with ankle injury

The Leafs announced tonight during the Leafs-Blackhawks game that Mitch Marner will be out with an ankle injury, and will be re-evaluated in four weeks. Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner underwent an MRI exam today after sustaining an ankle injury in last night’s game vs. PHI. Marner is expected to be out of the lineup…

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Attempting to fix the Leafs back-to-back problem

Apparently the Leafs did something horrible to whoever makes the NHL schedule, because they got off to a rough start in terms of the schedule this season. Four back-to-backs in October, another three in November, and another three in December. Now, back-to-backs and the Leafs are actually quite the iconic duo. This has been their…