Leafs Talk

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AROUND THE LEAGUE: WEEK FIVE

The Converse All-Stars are all the rage with the kids nowadays, and I can see why when they have super cool designs like a cast of video game all-stars sewn on them. Mario and Luigi automatically up the cool factor of any sneaker. But can the NHL connect the dots and up the cool factor of their All-Star game?

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Goodbye Sweater

After Florida scored to make it 4-0 the Panthers feed showed something that TSN chose not to; a Leafs jersey thrown onto the blue line by a presumably disgruntled fan.

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Game Preview: Maple Leafs at Lightning

         Record 5-5-3, 13 points 7-4-2, 16 points PP % 13.2%, 20th 22.8%, 8th PK % 79.6%, 21st 89.8%, 3rd Goals For 31 39 Goals Against 32 39 The Toronto Maple Leafs are slumping. Every loss is raising the temperature on Ron Wilson among the fans even as the media are beginning to ask Burke…

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PP SUCCESS MEANS NOTHING

On this here very new website, my viewpoint has recently come under attack. I had written down some literary gold as per usual and this came back from the comments section: “Well you see, if the Leafs special teams score more the Leafs will win more.”

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Game Preview: Maple Leafs v. Sabres

             Record 5-5-2, 12 points 3-9-2, 8 points PP % 13.7%, 21st 12.5%,26th PK % 78.0%, 24th 77.6%, 25th Goals For 29 34 Goals Against 31 46 The struggling Toronto Maple Leafs host the struggling Buffalo Sabres. Normally I’d assume that means that the Leafs would be the one to continue struggling however…

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Leafs Special Teams

I threw together two charts on the Leafs special teams play. The dots are their performance in that single game and the line is their season average at that point. Notice any disturbing trends for the Leafs PP and PK?

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Game Preview: Maple Leafs v. Senators

           Record 5-4-1, 11 points 4-6-1, 9 points PP % 11.9%, 24th 15.0%,18th PK % 84.8%, 13th 85.1%, 9th Goals For 23 26 Goals Against 23 35 In a perfect world, the Maple Leafs would have staggered their wins to start the year and paced out the media’s expectations. Last year the Leafs finished…

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Let Seguin go

It’s time to let Tyler Seguin go, Toronto. Let him enjoy his NHL career in Boston in peace. Stop blathering that he should have been ours. Could have been ours. Stop insisting that he belongs with the Toronto Maple Leafs. He does not.

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