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Canucks recall Gagner from Marlies

Nearly two months after the Vancouver Canucks loaned forward Sam Gagner to the AHL’s Toronto Marlies, the 770 game NHL veteran is heading back to the west coast after being recalled by the big club this afternoon. The Canucks inked Gagner to a three-year $9,450,000 contract ($3,150,000 AAV) ahead of the 2017-2018 season. Gagner, 29,…

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Leafs Postgame: California Sweeping

The Leafs face one of their former coaches, as well as the star player that they could’ve picked in the 2014 draft in Nick Ritchie tonight, as they look to do something they haven’t done since 1995 – sweep the California road trip. It’s a back-to-back, but hey, if I can write both of the…

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LGD: Mild West Extravaganza, The Finale

Everyone awake? Tonight is the last of the late nights, we promise. The Leafs are in Anaheim tonight, to take on the less-than-mighty Ducks for the first time this season. Coming off of an impressive 5-3 win last night, the Leafs look to keep on rollin’ on the road, where they’ve now gone 8-1-0. At…

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Leafs Postgame: The Finn Beats the Fins

The no sleep squad is back, as the Leafs play game 2 of the California road trip, against the only good team on this trip, the San Jose Sharks. The Sharks have had a history of dominance against the Leafs, and it seems like every game is either the Leafs getting outshot but the game…

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LGD: Mild West Extravaganza, Part II

Good morning! It’s a Leafs game day. Our boys in blue will take to the ice under the basement lighting of the SAP Center tonight as they take on the San Jose Sharks. Tonight marks the second game of the Leafs’ three-game trek through California. Tonight, they’ll look to follow up a strong 5-1 win…

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Leafs on Deck Episode 8: Talking Marlies With Patrick Williams

This week, Mike and Jake welcomed on NHL.com’s AHL correspondent, Patrick Williams. The trio touched on how the Marlies—-5-6-0-2—have struggled out of the gate, this season. Plus, Patrick gives some clarification on some AHL technicalities, such as how trades can be made between two teams. ALSO–Jake and Mike discuss the William Nylander situation (we had…

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Hittin’ the Links: There’s no need to feel down!

Sometimes it’s tough to keep up with all the best Leafs #content, so here’s a quick rundown of what’s been going on lately. ICYMI: This Week on MapleLeafsNation.com Carl Grundstrom’s AHL game is giving fans something (else) to be excited about. Some small but important news: the Leafs were the first professional sports team noted…

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How high is Travis Dermott’s ceiling?

Between the incoming Nylander contract deadline, the Matthews injury and potential trades flying all over the internet, there hasn’t been a shortage of Leafs news recently. One story that isn’t getting the attention it deserves is the play of Travis Dermott. When Kyle Dubas was asked about the Leafs defense this past summer, he responded saying…

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