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Trade Mitch Marner for Darnell Nurse?

Before we begin, let’s be clear: This is not a rumour. It was a suggestion mentioned by Nick Kypreos in Toronto yesterday. He mentioned the Oilers need a scoring winger and Mitch Marner might be a fit. There is no doubt the Oilers could use some offence right now. He said it would take Darnell…


Renaud Lavoie mentions Nashville as a Nylander trade partner

Renaud Lavoie appeared on Jeff Blair’s show on SN590 today and the question as to whether William Nylander enjoys country music was posed. This, of course, means that they were speculating the possibility of a trade that would send Nylander to the Music City for one of the Predators’ many defencemen.


Auston Matthews’ mom wins parent of the year

There were a lot of great things that went down last night. Matthews got his first point of the series, the Air Canada Centre was fired up, the Leafs did the hockey, and Auston’s mom Ema came to the arena wearing a tee shirt with his face on it. 


Top 20 Maple Leafs Prospects 2018: #8 Joseph Woll

This time last year, I was thrust into unfamiliar territory. For the last four years, I’d covered the Arizona Coyotes. I’d always done freelance for the Leafs, because I was stuffed into a Leafs jersey before I even knew how to skate and I love making my family happy. Then sites started making layoffs, I…


LGD: The most winnable of games

Earlier this week, NBC Sports’ Adam Gretz put out his weekly power rankings with a fantastic tidbit about the Detroit Red Wings, whom he had listed in dead last as of Monday: “After being systematically dismantled by Nathan MacKinnon and the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday, the Red Wings enter the week having lost 10 games in a…


LGD: Facing down Phil the Thrill

There’s roughly a month of the NHL season left, and plenty of teams are starting to hit that final showdown fatigue. Toronto is no exception. We’ve seen Frederik Andersen’s bid for a Vezina start to pale as the season wears him down a bit (he’s allowed five goals in each of his last two games,…