0

Plan C: Looking to the waiver wire for a backup goaltender

Okay, so let’s start off with the clarifying what Plans A & B are. Plan A would be that Michael Hutchinson is ready and able to be the Leafs backup goaltender this season. He hasn’t really done a whole lot to aspire confidence in that role, and the excitement about him simply not being Garret…

0

Preseason Post-Game #3: Five takeaways from Win #1

Rejoice. The Leafs have proven they can defeat a beat a Buffalo team that featured none of its top players. A shutout is always nice so we won’t dwell on things like this game being meaningless, the rosters being mismatched, and just generally that beating Buffalo should always be expected. We’re going to focus on…

0

Looks like we have a roster for the first preseason game

Guess we won’t have to wait too long to see Mitch Marner back in a Leafs uniform… Mike Babcock said this will be #Leafs game group tomorrow in St. John’s vs Ottawa. They apparently won the team fitness testing. pic.twitter.com/ZuTngpG0Iw — Kristen Shilton (@kristen_shilton) September 16, 2019 YAY!!! Players!!! This roster also provides us with…

0

10 Things to be upset about now that Marner is signed

Few things say I want to be upset and fight about everything quite like saying you’re a Leafs fan. Happiness generally has not been in the cards for this franchise or at least not since our Grandfather’s were drinking lead paint martinis and calling their neighbours communist. The fact that Marner has signed should give…

0

Trying to understand Marner’s point of view

It feels like I’ve spent a good chunk of the past couple of weeks roasting Mitch Marner on this website. I’m not saying I was wrong. My interpretation of his contract demands are that he is seriously disconnected from reality, and outside the money thrown at Auston Matthews, he doesn’t particularly have a leg to…

0

Leafs Training Camp Roster Announced

It’s here, it’s here! The training camp roster is here! They can hit the ice tomorrow, and here are the 75 players the wonderful folks of Newfoundland will get to see… Let’s start with the notable absences. Most notable: Mitch Marner Hurt: Dermott, Hyman, and Woll are all out hurt, which is unfortunate across the…

0

My annual plea for a 3 forward/1 defenseman penalty kill

I’m going to start off by admitting I know I’m fighting a losing battle here. Ultimately I hope I will win the war but I’m pretty that’s years away from happening. Last year I took my long held beliefs about the penalty kill public with this post (most of which I will be regurgitating in…