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WWYD: What Becomes of Andreas Johnsson

Last week Ryan Hobart kicked off our “What Would You Do?” series looking at the Leafs who are bound for either restricted or unrestricted free agency next summer. First up was Josh Leivo, who most Leafs fans have become quite familiar with. This week we’re going down the road to the Ricoh and looking at…

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TLN Game Day Preview: Leafs wrap things up against Buffalo

The Toronto Maple Leafs made quick work of the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night, putting up a decisive 3-0 victory with combined shutouts for Curtis McElhinney and Garret Sparks and two empty-net goals. Now, the two teams will head for New York to wrap up a home and away series, kicking off game two at…

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Preseason Postgame: Leafs take control in 3-0 win over Buffalo

Toronto scrambled to catch up in the team’s first two official preseason games, falling 6-2 and 5-2 to the Ottawa Senators early this week. The team turned things around for their third preseason tilt on Friday night, though, solidly taking control of their matchup against the Buffalo Sabres for a 3-0 shutout win over the…

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LGD: Ricoh!

The Leafs are back in action tonight at Ricoh Coliseum as the team searches for its first win of the pre-season against the Buffalo Sabres.

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Curtis McElhinney should be on the thinnest ice

Let’s just get this out of the way: Curtis McElhinney was a fine backup goaltender for the Leafs last season and came up huge in a couple crucial games. Considering he was just a waiver claim, we couldn’t have expected more from him in his 14 starts for the blue-and-white. That save on Crosby to…

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The Steve Dangle Podcast | Pete Blackburn | September 21, 2017

Pete Blackburn of CBS Sports joins the show! On this episode, Pete Blackburn!! (0:00) Pete’s layoff, Fox Sports, & the #PivotToVideo (02:00) How hockey is perceived in the U.S. (14:00) The Boston Bruins (21:00) New face-offs & slashing rules (32:00) Kings & Canucks in China (39:00) More Lupul (42:00) Francesa, O’Donnell, and the pythagorean theorem.

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The Leafs Geeks Podcast – Gamblers Anonymous with Dom Luszczyszyn

This week we’re joined by The Athletic’s Dom Luszczyszyn to help feed my gambling addiction and break down some of our favourite bets on the open market. We looked at the Over/Under lines on point totals for teams on reputable sites like Bodog & Pinnacle, finding teams that were significantly overrated or underrated based on Dom’s…

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Which Leafs Perform the Best Against “Elite” Talent

With the season just around the corner it’s getting close to the point where we can completely forget about last season and stop looking back to what happened. That being said, it’s getting dangerously close to the point where bloggers can stop relying on making cases for or against players based off of last season’s…

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The Roundup

Looking at Joffrey Lupul and the Leafs; Curtis Lazar on the bubble in Calgary; Now is the time for the Wings to trade Mike Green;  the NHL crackdown on slashing and faceoff infractions; Arena battles, training camp news and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by the Daily Dugout.

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Lupul to Get Independent Exam to Determine Health Status

The plot thickens. After Joffrey Lupul made some interesting comments on Instagram earlier this week, Lupul seemed to waive the white flag when he made a formal apology on Twitter yesterday. But, this situation makes another sudden turn, as Lupul will be getting an independent medical exam to determine his health status.

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What The Leafs Lines Could Look Like This Season

With training camp just around the corner, it’s time to take a look at the Leafs, and what they might look like. After all, the lines and how they are assembled are one of the most important things with a team. The way the Leafs spread out their offense was what made their offense such…