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Ranking the Best Young NHLers to Build a Team Around

The other night I was watching the Leafs vs. Jets tilt and was just wowed by the speed and entertainment. A match-up once dubbed as potentially this generation’s Crosby vs. Ovechkin, Matthews vs. Laine has been more like Crosby vs. Bobby Ryan. But nonetheless between, Auston, Marner, Nylander, Laine, Scheifele, Ehlers and Connor, there was no shortage of prime-time, next

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The Blue and White Blog Game 4: Singing the HNIC Blues

Well I didn’t think this team would go 82-0-0. But that last game stung. High-scoring game, defensive lapses, soft-goals, bone-headed plays, letting rats get under their skin and beautiful offensive play wasted. That game checked all of the boxes for a typical Leafs loss. And why did it have to be against Montreal? I hate Montreal. The Leafs are a

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The Blue and White Blog Game 2: Toronto Looks to Run the C Bus off the Road

Game One sure was a beauty. Sure, letting in the first shot of the season isn’t ideal. I for one wasn’t too nervous. Would I have liked for Cody Ceci to have cleared Tkachuk from away from the front of the net? No question. But 441 games into his career, the book is out on Ceci. Would you get angry at angry

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The Blue and White Blog Game 1: Battle of Ontario Round 234 Electric Boogaloo

Thank Christ that the 2019 offseason is finally over. What consumed most of Leafs fans’ consciousness this summer was the whole Mitch Marner show. How many other teams have had their star RFA, his agent and his dad publicly beat the pulp out of their GM? All the while watching every other RFA imagine-able sign a more “team-friendly” deal. Say

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The Jersday Blog January 17, 2019

The Round-Up Pavel Datsyuk 2013-14 Winter Classic Detroit Red Wings Jersey Magic Man pic.twitter.com/DIH4mxMG7y — Raymond Harrison (@MondoHarrison) January 17, 2019 Since the lockout, Crosby has undoubtedly been the best player in the NHL. Ovechkin the best goal-scorer, Joe Thornton the best set-up man and Cal Clutterbuck the most-hitting player. But in my mind, Datsyuk was easily the most fun

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The Jersday Blog December 27th, 2018

The Round Up The Blue Devils Wagon Zion Williamson Black Nike Duke Jersey RJ Barrett Black Nike Duke Jersey Here's a repost of the missed Duke jerseyshttps://t.co/fQ3Sriywga — Bench Life Sports (@benchlifesports) December 27, 2018 Barrett’s ceiling is that of an elite playmaking small forward in the NBA and Williamson is a 285 pound wrecking ball that demolishes every rim

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The Jersday Blog November 22, 2018

The Weekly Jersey Round-Up Limited Edition Calvin Johnson Blue on Blue Detroit Lions Nike Jersey Nike Limited Edition Blue on Blue pic.twitter.com/AGPFuZpdov — nick brayford (@nickbrayford) November 22, 2018 This is one of my favourite submissions so far. Just a sweet Detroit Lions look coming in hot on Thanksgiving Thursday. The Lions definitely could’ve used Johnson today considering they lost

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2017-18 Bench Life NHL Previews: 13. Toronto Maple Leafs

Part 19 of 31 in our NHL previews where Ballantyne, Burgess and I rank each NHL team 1 through 31 and give you an outlook on their season. Each of our previews will be given to you in order of where we collectively power ranked that team. Check out our other previews: #31. Colorado Avalanche , #30. Vegas Golden Knights, #29. Vancouver

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