Leafs Talk

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KOMISAREK NEEDS TO ZIP IT

Mike Komisarek is a veteran. He is in his ninth National Hockey League season, his second on the Maple Leafs’ blueline. Based on his salary this season and experience, Toronto’s “Six Million Dollar Man” is a leader.

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Game Preview: Maple Leafs at Flyers

            Record 4-1-1, 9 points 2-3-1, 5 points PP % 14.3%, 16th 7.4%, 26th PK % 90.0%, 7th 88.6%, 10th Goals For 18 13 Goals Against 13 17 Two teams that are coming off of tough regulations losses will meet in Philadelphia tonight. The host Flyers dominated the Anaheim Ducks but fell to…

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AROUND THE LEAGUE: WEEK 2

We always hear that a player needs to find a role, accept that role and then excel at it if they want to be a difference maker. The lucky ones get to be goal scorers or point producers, but they are a rarity. The majority of players who stay in the league for an extended…

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Game Preview: Maple Leafs v. Rangers

           Record 4-0-1, 9 points 1-2-1, 3 points PP % 17.4%, 11th 11.8%, 18th PK % 88.9%, 9th 68.4%, 29th Goals For 17 14 Goals Against 11 16 The Leafs meet the New York Rangers for the second time in a week. This time the stage is the Air Canada Centre. Last Friday,…

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The Leafs: Hot Streak or Improved Play?

Before we get rolling here: I’m Chemmy, one half of the Pension Plan Puppets blogging enterprise. Along with PPP I spend my internet e-days i-trolling other team’s fans but occasionally I’ll write a little bit about stats. Nothing too fancy and I try to keep the math simple. As you’re realizing right now I’m not the…

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AND THE WHINING BEGINS…

Please tell me this is not happening in Toronto already. Please tell me the city, just five games into the NHL season, isn’t already whining about referees’ calls, quick whistles and perceived gloved pucks in the crease.

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Game Preview: Maple Leafs v. Islanders

      Record 4-0-0, 8 points 2-1-2, 6 points PP % 15%, 17th 24.1%, 5th PK % 93.3%, 3rd 81.5%, 19th Goals For 16 13 Goals Against 9 15 The undefeated Toronto Maple Leafs (on and on it goes I hope) host the New York Islanders who have made their own strong start. The Islanders entered…

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LEAFS’ GREAT RUN ABOUT TO END

  Frankly, I’m astounded by the Toronto Maple Leafs’ start to this season. Based on what we’re seeing, there is now little doubt they will make the playoffs which is even more shocking. But, we all know the Leafs’ magical start to the season is about to come to an end.

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LEAFS ON A ROLL

Leafs’ 4-3 overtime win at Madison Square Garden on Friday night was, by far, the most entertaining game they have played this season. And it has resulted in the fourth win in a row for Big Blue.

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