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Here's a different angle. Got the Ricoh beat.

25 minutes ago on Rookie Tournament Game #3: Maple Leafs vs. Penguins

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Lots more room for these guys this year since we're stocking the Orlando Solar Bears.

34 minutes ago on Rookie Tournament Game #3: Maple Leafs vs. Penguins

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He seems to be more emotionally involved with individual players than the team. He'd never heard of Findlay before this tourney.

53 minutes ago on Rookie Tournament Game #3: Maple Leafs vs. Penguins

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I have a buddy who hates Findlay right now because he sees him as a threat to other prospects who we drafted. I give up.

1 hour, 3 minutes ago on Rookie Tournament Game #3: Maple Leafs vs. Penguins

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Nice face off win by Findlay on that goal.

5 hours, 57 minutes ago on Rookie Tournament Game #3: Maple Leafs vs. Penguins

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It's got the Ricoh beat.

6 hours, 2 minutes ago on Rookie Tournament Game #3: Maple Leafs vs. Penguins

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With his club team already, playing in a Euro tournament against club teams from other countries.

6 hours, 3 minutes ago on Rookie Tournament Game #3: Maple Leafs vs. Penguins

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Dubas was talking about how great the setup is. He was saying he thought Leafs prospects will have a great development program there.

6 hours, 9 minutes ago on Rookie Tournament Game #3: Maple Leafs vs. Penguins

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I've never really thought about the Leafs system below the Marlies/AHL level before, but looking at some of these guys I'm hoping I can track the Orlando Solar Bears this season, since we're stocking the team.

Sounds like it's a first class organization with a great arena.

6 hours, 13 minutes ago on Rookie Tournament Game #3: Maple Leafs vs. Penguins

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He had 28 goals, 80 points playing for St. Catharines Icedogs last year.

6 hours, 58 minutes ago on Rookie Tournament Game #3: Maple Leafs vs. Penguins

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Steen would have been eaten alive by Leaf fans as they waited 12 years for him to have a decent season.

7 hours, 2 minutes ago on Rookie Tournament Game #3: Maple Leafs vs. Penguins

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Orlando Solar Bears have a nice looking rink

20 hours, 35 minutes ago on Monday Mashup: Loov returning to Sweden? Leafs invite Cal Heeter to camp?

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The way Leafs turn over GMs and coaches, every one we've ever hired is just a seat warmer.

1 day, 5 hours ago on Monday Mashup: Loov returning to Sweden? Leafs invite Cal Heeter to camp?

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Yeah, a busted bone is usually a freak thing, as opposed to a knee or shoulder that never really comes back 100%. I would have had more concerns last year but I like the growing options we have on D.

1 day, 5 hours ago on Monday Mashup: Loov returning to Sweden? Leafs invite Cal Heeter to camp?

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Bad hip for three years isn't good.

1 day, 5 hours ago on Monday Mashup: Loov returning to Sweden? Leafs invite Cal Heeter to camp?

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Last I read was he was aiming to get into the the last two exhibition games. He's practicing, just not cleared for contact.

1 day, 5 hours ago on Monday Mashup: Loov returning to Sweden? Leafs invite Cal Heeter to camp?

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From SportsNet in the summer:

General manager Dave Nonis told James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail offseason surgery on Gunnarsson's hip hopefully fixed the problem.

The last couple years he's had issues with his hips. He had that taken care of this summer. He's a tough kid. He's a pretty unassuming, quiet kid, but he played through some pain the last probably three years.

He could manage it over the course of the summer and during the season it would flare up as it moved along and by the end he was pretty sore. So you've got to give him credit for what he did. I think the surgery's going to definitely help him long term. I would expect he'll be pain free all year and that'll help his play.

1 day, 6 hours ago on Monday Mashup: Loov returning to Sweden? Leafs invite Cal Heeter to camp?

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@jonasTSN1050: Per @SheriTSN, former Flyer Cal Heeter skating with Leafs informally today. Could be third goalie option at camp.

1 day, 6 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #2 Recap: Senators 6 vs. Maple Leafs 2

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@Michael_Traikos: Loov's situation is complicated. Dubas said if he doesn't make #Leafs, he probably has to be returned to Sweden because of contract status.

1 day, 6 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #2 Recap: Senators 6 vs. Maple Leafs 2

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$12m-$14m for Stamkos by then.

2 days, 4 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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Eric Knodel is two years younger than Kessel

2 days, 5 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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@jonasTSN1050: Nylander won't play tonight in second game of rookie tournament. Might not play in the third either. Leafs are looking ahead to main camp.

2 days, 5 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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He's already playing in Europe. He's been ripping it up in a champion's league tournament.

2 days, 6 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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It was hard watching in the computer, but I thought he kept his feet moving better compared to standing flat footed in certain situations last preseason. I wish I could go to some of these games but I'm on the Pacific Ocean. I did get to watch Rielly a few times two seasons ago tho.

2 days, 6 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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I'm not getting my hopes up because he's still very young, and we have yet to see if he's NHL skating-ready. But when I watched him handle the puck, and his reluctance to just give it up, my thought was "that's the way a lot of Red Wing players seem to play."

But I have hopes for the skating part, after seeing the improvement in JVR's coordination last season. He seemed to have fewer wobbles than in the past, something that a lot of tall players have to deal with,

2 days, 6 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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I guess what I liked is he didn't just backhand it blindly. Kept it alive for an offensive chance. An example of how possession matters. Seemed to know where he was putting the puck before he had full possession. I'm hoping his coordination/skating continues to improve as he grows into that huge frame.

2 days, 6 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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I liked Nylander's showing yesterday. Lots more to come as he gets stronger and figures out the smaller ice surface.

One of my favourite plays yesterday was Gauthier corralling a puck at the blueline, using his big frame to shield the puck like Sundin would, and in one move turning around for perfect tape to tape pass to the D for a one timer and rebound goal by Leivo. Most guys would have tried to bang the puck on the backhand into the corner.

2 days, 7 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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Yeah, seemed like it.

2 days, 22 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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Was wonder if anyone at the game noticed if the ice was sluggish. I noticed a few times when guys tried to stick handle their way through the defence the puck was skipping on them. Watching it on the web, the puck seemed to bounce on Nylander a couple times when he was coming in wide for a play or a shot. Also seemed to be giving Dmen trouble on both teams behind the nets.

2 days, 22 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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He has the defensive side of the game figured out at 19.

2 days, 23 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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Ice wasn't the best as the periods went on. Puck was sticking and bobbling.

3 days ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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War room guys still golfing for three more weeks.

3 days ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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That was the 10 time the puck hopped over our D's stick behind our net.

3 days ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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3 days ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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Just noticed Broll has the C.

3 days ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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Not sure if he's ready for the bigger AHL guys either.

3 days ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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Nice play by Gauthier at the line.

3 days ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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I like Gauthier. Still growing into that huge frame but the IQ seems to be there.

3 days ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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Forwards had it out at the blueline and somehow it ends up back in firing of our net.

3 days, 1 hour ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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Ice looks like summertime ice.

3 days, 1 hour ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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Something like 5' 5" as a rookie junior. Now listed at 6' 2". The guy was guessing.

3 days, 3 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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Philip had 77 points last year, worth a look.

3 days, 3 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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Prince Phillip on right wing I see.

3 days, 3 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #1: Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

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