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Red Wings Pre-Season: vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

Matchup: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings Venue: Joe Louis Arena; Detroit, MI Time: 7:30pm ET Broadcast: Fox Sports Detroit (local) It could be the Petr Mrazek show tonight, as he’s getting the start tonight between the pipes for the Red Wings. He’s looked stellar the minutes that he’s played so far this pre-season and is hoping to make a sizable splash in his bid...
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Maple Leafs' David Booth out at least four weeks with fractured foot

Maple Leafs forward David Booth is expected to miss at least four weeks after he fractured his foot in a preseason game Sunday night against the Buffalo Sabres. Booth was looking for a fresh start in Toronto after being bought out by the Vancouver Canucks this summer, but it appears he'll have to wait. Unfortunately, playing the waiting game has been a frequent occurrence for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Cody Franson Leaves Game With Lower Body Injury After Scary Fall (Video)

The Toronto Maple Leafs have been bitten by the injury bug. On Sunday, David Booth and Cody Franson were forced to leave the ice with lower body injuries sustained during a preseason match with the Buffalo Sabres at the Air Canada Centre. Booth left the game first with a bruised foot after blocking a shot. Shortly after, Franson took a hit from Buffalo’s Torrey Mitchell that sent...
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GIF: Jonathan Bernier gives the puck away, makes a great recovery

Jonathan Bernier almost committed a huge blunder when he made a weak pass behind his own net, forcing his defenseman to make a hurried pass which deflected in front of the vacated Toronto net. Crisis averted as Bernier scrambled back into his crease and made a crazy save with his foot right as the puck reached the net. (H/T Reddit Hockey)
Via Puck Drunk Love
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David Clarkson Will Be Examined By A Medical Specialist After Fight Yesterday

from Lance Hornby of the Toronto Sun, David Clarkson, whose eye and possibly his cheek were damaged in a fight with Cody McCormick, will be checked Monday after swelling made it impossible to determine the extent of his facial injuries. “He’s to see an ENT (ear, nose and throat) specialist,” coach Randy Carlyle said Sunday morning. “That’s where we’re at. We’re...
Via Kukla's Korner
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Maple Leafs' Robidas aims for Oct. 3 return

Stephane Robidas had his chin up, while David Clarkson had his cheek assessed. Having received doctors’ clearance to take part in contact drills, new Leafs defenceman Robidas was finally able to take part in a practice with abandon and an eye on getting into game action in the near future. “Conditioning-wise, I felt good,” said the 37-year-old Robidas, who broke his leg while...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Leafs’ Robidas cleared for contact, Clarkson injured

The Toronto Maple Leafs got a bit of good news and bad news Saturday. The good: offseason acquisition Stephan Robidas (broken leg) has been cleared for contact and is nearing a return. Robidas, who signed a three-year, $9 million contract with the Leafs in the summer, is coming off an injury plagued season in which he fractured his leg twice, first with the Dallas Stars and then...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Bernier, Bibeau help Leafs blank Flyers

Steve Mason allowed four goals and made 28 saves in the Flyers 3-0 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) The Flyers only play eight preseason games before the regular season begins on Oct. 8 in Boston. By Thursday night, half of the preseason schedule will be complete. The third game of the preseason for the Flyers was on Tuesday night in...
Via Flyerdelphia
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Phil Kessel’s lazy summer days

Phil Kessel at Leafs training camp. Photo By Nathan DenetteWhen you think of Boston, you think of the “Big Bad Bruins.” Well, it turns out that for the upcoming season the Bruins rivals north of the border in Toronto are trying to emulate that mantra—at least the “Big” part. Following yet another disappointing season at the Air Canada Centre, Maple Leafs star forward and...
Via BruinsLife
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bettman’s “If Toronto won the Cup” argument against expansion isn’t the whole story

In a discussion with Hockey Night in Canada host George Stroumboulopoulos, Gary Bettman discussed the logistics of a second Toronto expansion team, and why the reality of that happening is in the far distant future. The demand for one currently exists, according to Bettman, because of 1967. “If we decided that we were putting a second team in Ontario, and the year the team was...
Via Puck Drunk Love
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Eastern Conference Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

As we continue our 2014-15 season previews in the Atlantic Division, we’ve already looked at the Buffalo Sabres, Florida Panthers and Ottawa Senators. Let’s shift our attention to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Toronto came up nine points short of the playoffs last season. Will … Continue reading → The post Eastern Conference Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs appeared first on Committed Indians.
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All That Has Transpired: Toronto Maple Leafs

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects. Today, we take a look at the Toronto Maple Leafs. By: Andy Hughes (@PensNation_Andy) Toronto Maple Leafs 2013-14 Season:38-36-8 84 points – (6th Atlantic Division; 12th Eastern Conference) Stephane Robidas will play in the Eastern Conference for the...
Via The PensNation
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Maple Leafs Focused On Defense As NHL Season Approaches

As the 2014-15 NHL season approaches, the Toronto Maple Leafs are looking to make some defensive-zone changes. After being named the worst sports franchise in North America in ESPN’s “Ultimate Standings” for 2014, it’s about time to switch up the style of play. The Maple Leafs have made the postseason just once (2013) in the last decade, and the Boston Bruins’ incredible...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs: Prospects impress at rookie tournament

The Toronto Maple Leafs hosted their annual Rookie Tournament this past weekend at Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario. The 4-team round-robin included the Pittsburgh Penguins, Ottawa Senators, Chicago Blackhawks, as well as the host Maple Leafs. Toronto finished the tournament 2-1, and their prospects showcased some promising impressions. The future Leafs defeated the Blackhawks...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs coach: Phil Kessel refused to do drills

Steve Spott should probably learn that in today’s day and age, everyone hears everything and even something said in confidence can spread across the internet like wildfire in a matter of moments. He learned that the hard way when he apparently told an anecdote at a coaches’ clinic last month about Toronto Maple Leafs star Phil Kessel, sparking a debate about his willingness to...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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