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Jonday Mailbag

The Leafs fan base seems to be imploding after last week and the questions we’re getting seem to stem from that feeling. We’ll try and cool down the anger and send you off in a much more relaxed state of mind. Should Sheldon Keefe be the next head coach of the Leafs? — Graeme Nishida…

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LGD: Gritty in the City

Howdy folk’s. Is it a good sign when your mascot is your biggest star? Probably not. Anyways, the Flyera have been trucking along and refusing to let go of their playoff hopes. In many ways they are a less sad version on the Edmonton Oilers. On the other hand you have the Toronto Maple Leafs,…

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Assessing Jake Muzzin’s Quarter Season with the Leafs

The consensus coming out of the Jake Muzzin trade was that it was a pretty steep price to pay for a player, but that Jake Muzzin was a worthwhile addition to the Leafs. In the time since that trade we’ve now seen the Leafs struggle, and we’ve seen Carl Grundstrom score in his first two…

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Your Tavares Night Bingo Card

It seems like Islanders fans are definitely not over John Tavares, and a quick review of their Reddit page suggests that they are expecting to be drunk, loud, and ready to burn things. With all of that in mind, we’ve put together a handy Bingo card for you to play tonight. It will probably be…

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LGD-Tavares Eve

Really when you think about it, tonight’s game is just really a hassle. You can tell the locker room is focused on Tavares facing the Islanders tomorrow, it’s definitely a game that means something to fans as well, and we’re going into it as the second half of a back to back because the schedule…

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A Chicken in every pot and a Hyman on every line

In a completely in character move Mike Babcock expressed his appreciation for what Zach Hyman brings to the Leafs… Babcock’s full answer to the get heavier question, including the nice use of keister: pic.twitter.com/VBhMTyUvVk — James Mirtle (@mirtle) February 26, 2019 While I might not be the biggest fan of Mike Babcock, I can certainly…

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Matheson: Oilers tried to add a forward LIKE Connor Brown

So one of the deals that didn’t get made was this… Ok Gretzky tried to get a F like Connor Brown but couldn’t swing it. So no trades today — Jim Matheson (@NHLbyMatty) February 25, 2019 First off, we’ll make specific note of the word “like” and appreciate the fact that Matheson was floating the…

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Par Lindholm traded to Jets for Nic Petan

Apparently the Leafs felt they had a lack of Nic’s on their roster, and added Nic Baptiste last night and now Nic Petan today. Jets trade Nic Petan to the Maple Leafs in exchange for Par Lindholm — Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) February 25, 2019 So let’s break this down since this pretty much what we’ve…

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Leafs planning on recalling Trevor Moore

The excitement continues on deadline day as it appears we can anticipate the recall of Trevor Moore… TOR will call up Trevor Moore for tonight’s game vs BUF. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) February 25, 2019 The word “will” is important here as it appears the Leafs are making sure that Trevor Moore remains eligible for…

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Johnston: Leafs up to something big

I’m going to preface this with what we all already know, and that is that both Sportsnet and TSN want Leafs fan eyes on their trade deadline coverage and that pretty much every team is trying for something big that they aren’t going to achieve today. Now that being said…RUUUUUMMMMMMMOOOOOOOOURZZZZZZZZZ!!!! Here’s some Chris Johnston audio…

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Oh Snap, we totally forgot the Leafs traded for Nic Baptiste

I guess to meet the full obligations of being your go to coverage for Trade Deadline day, we should probably note all the trades that happened. So here’s one that happened on Sunday night… .@SportChek Player Alert: The @MapleLeafs have acquired forward Nicholas Baptiste from the Nashville Predators in exchange for future considerations. Baptiste will…