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Lupul literally just tripped over a stick...I think the man has early onset osteorpourosus (phonetic, won't look it up)

3 hours, 51 minutes ago on GDT: Game #10, Toronto Maple Leafs at Columbus Blue Jackets (7 p.m., SNO)

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@The Dude Just conserving energy for the pending bitchfest or exuberant celebration of excellence.

7 hours, 4 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@DeclanK How far back on the list is daddy?  Or is Michael Nylander retired retired

8 hours, 51 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@DeclanK @ingy56 That can't be right, not after the effort in Buffalo.

10 hours, 37 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@ingy56 outta what attic did she find that stick?

12 hours, 17 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@docmma @Burtonboy There was a somewhat heated discussion about this here recently.  Some (maybe me,I admit) suggested that playing Bernier against the CBJs did smack of sheltering.  After all, the CBJs are hurtin' and if Bernier is the #1 guy, logic would dictate you play him against the better team (this, of course, all assumes that the Leafs won't play Bernier back to back - but if we see another low shot game, who knows?)

12 hours, 19 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@Burtonboy Randy wants to make sure he gets one win this weekend

12 hours, 27 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@TorontoMapleLeafs @MaxwellHowe @FRyan well, there are 12 forward positions available, and  that bottom six is not stacked - to say it in the nicest way.  they got Tropp there, maybe Phil can tune him up again

12 hours, 28 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@peterbleafs @MaxwellHowe @FRyan cause ya gotta know, the way things gof or us - if he's playing, he'll score

12 hours, 31 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@T K O @MaxwellHowe @FRyan f#ck them, their loss

12 hours, 33 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@FRyan If I'm the GM/coach of the CBJs (and there are a shitton of injuries), don't I make it a point to get D'Amigo in against the team that gave up on him?

12 hours, 37 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@FRyan Wennberg and Jack Skille on the second line....and Jerry D'Amigo isn't given a shot on the roster?

12 hours, 40 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@Jmessih The Tyler Bozak move..skate hard, slow to a virtual stand still...shoot

13 hours, 33 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@peterbleafs @MaxwellHowe @ingy56 Johansen and Toews.  Its go time Nazem!

13 hours, 36 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@ingy56 @MaxwellHowe @TorontoMapleLeafs The Blue Jackets just steamrolled the Leafs last year.  They're the anti-Leafs (when healthy)  - dogs on the puck and excellent in one on one battles.  or maybe the Leafs just made them look that way.

13 hours, 37 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@peterbleafs @MaxwellHowe @ingy56 I get your point, but I  don't think it would be a sucker move for the CBJs.  My prediction isn't that it would necessarily happen this season - but I see the CBJs has a team who needs more skill to play with a good #1 C and are competing for attention in Ohio.  And I think an up and coming American team might be attractive to Phil after a year or two more of losing.

13 hours, 44 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@peterbleafs @ingy56 I've already concluded that Kessel will eventually be traded to the Blue Jackets.  team trying to move to the next level, needs high end talent, trying to keep and attract a fan base - oh here's a highly skilled goal machine who happens to be a US Olympian.  wait and see.

13 hours, 48 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@TorontoMapleLeafs Thing is, the CBJs did tank for all intents and purposes - but haven't a whole lot to show for it.  Rick Nash #1 in 2002, but since then their first picks included Nikolai Zherdov (#4), Alexandre Picard (#8), Gilbert Brule (#6), Derrick Brassard (#6), Nikita Filatov, (#6).   They did pick Jacob Vorachek - then traded him for a vet (Carter) who they traded for Jack Johnson.  I would say they've had mixed success developing their youth.


13 hours, 50 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@Yaknowwhat @Alec Brownscombe Apple:  oh gee...so now you have to get the newest ipad.  What an unexpected development!

15 hours, 7 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@Zep2 He is just deadly when he gets some space

15 hours, 18 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@FRyan @MaxwellHowe The equivalent for the Leafs would be losing Kessel, Lupul, Phaneuf, Gardiner, Clarkson, and Bernier.

15 hours, 20 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@Mind Bomb @MaxwellHowe They're like 3 points ahead of the Leafs with 3 games at hand.  

15 hours, 41 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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Blue Jackets have something like $30 million worth of players on IR?  Yeesh.

15 hours, 43 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@Mind Bomb Maybe....but Boston isn't all that good either.  Good test for the boys this weekend.  Hopefully they at least gained confidence

15 hours, 45 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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BTW....the Leafs are going to sweep this weekend.  Mark it down.

15 hours, 50 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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@Burtonboy @MaxwellHowe Its a valid and considered opinion.  Nothing any of us couldn't have thrown together tho

15 hours, 53 minutes ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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Not particularly intellectual, but a commonly held opinion 'round these parts:


http://thehockeywriters.com/leafs-trade-rumours/

16 hours, 1 minute ago on Friday Mashup: Percy recalled, Game Day in Columbus

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This sites not working well for me lately, getting hard to move thru the comments.  Wonder if anyone else has the same problem

23 hours, 4 minutes ago on Thursday Mashup: Leafs face banged-up Blue Jackets tomorrow

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@Burtonboy Vanek's name has often arisen...in unflattering circumstances.  Remember the kerfuffle about Austrian hockey players going on benders?

1 day, 3 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Leafs face banged-up Blue Jackets tomorrow

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@Tim Horton now 2-1 Sabres..hockey is weird

1 day, 3 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Leafs face banged-up Blue Jackets tomorrow

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@mike_84 what problem is this supposed to solve? A lack of left handed offensive minded Dmen?

1 day, 4 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Leafs face banged-up Blue Jackets tomorrow

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@NinetyThree The Bruins riot is the stuff of legend

1 day, 4 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Leafs face banged-up Blue Jackets tomorrow

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@Great Dane the commercials with the barbie families are fun

1 day, 4 hours ago on Maple Leaf Hangout Season 2 Episode 1 with Rob Vollman

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@Jmessih Maybe they should disguise themselves as a decent hockey team

1 day, 7 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Leafs face banged-up Blue Jackets tomorrow

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@Bruffins I wonder if the Leafs had any influence on Modo's decision to make him a C

1 day, 8 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Leafs face banged-up Blue Jackets tomorrow

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@loomx @Jmessih Everyone loves to stop and stare at a car wreck

1 day, 11 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Leafs face banged-up Blue Jackets tomorrow

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@Mattmark @MaxwellHowe @Mcost61 I ws curious about that and looked it up.  In 1979, the Oilers participated in the NHL entry draft (they did keep Gretzky from the WHA merger).  The Oilers had picks number 21, 48 and 69.


They chose Kevin Lowe...Mark Messier...and Glenn Anderson.  In that order.


The next year they had the 6th overall pick...Paul Coffey.  The 69th pick.  Jari Kurri.


Luck no doubt....but holy shite


1 day, 12 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Leafs face banged-up Blue Jackets tomorrow

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@Mcost61 @MaxwellHowe Not entirely sure of that tho...they were tearing it up when they were very, very young

1 day, 12 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Leafs face banged-up Blue Jackets tomorrow

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@Mattmark @MaxwellHowe Gretzky was +76 for the year

1 day, 12 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Leafs face banged-up Blue Jackets tomorrow

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The conversation about Gretzky and the greatest Canadian athlete reminded me of a stat i saw the other day when I clicked on a replay of the 4th game of the Oilers / Islanders 83-84 Cup final.  They showed a graphic of a stat onscreen.  That season, 1983-1984, regular season and playoffs, , the Oilers scored 7 or more goals a game....32 times.  


That. is. insane.  Even for that era, that is insane.

1 day, 12 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Leafs face banged-up Blue Jackets tomorrow

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@Darkside Beleafer @MaxwellHowe @Cameron19 Nick is a second line player, Marcus probably is a 3rd - 4th line guy, but maybe potential for more.  The Leafs would be a good, deep team if Marcus Foligno was on the 4th line

1 day, 14 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Leafs face banged-up Blue Jackets tomorrow

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The CBJs may be unlucky - and no one is luckier right now than Randy Carlyle and the Maple Leafs.  After that garbage fire in Boston, they are so lucky the Sabres and the Blue Jackets were their next two opponents.  

1 day, 15 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Leafs face banged-up Blue Jackets tomorrow

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@Cameron19 @MaxwellHowe I like what I see from Marcus on the ice...always hard to measure because he's always played on such a crappy team.  Surprised the CBJ haven't extended Nick yet.  

1 day, 15 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Leafs face banged-up Blue Jackets tomorrow

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@Cameron19 Is he a guy the Leafs might target?  Meat and potatoes kind of guy, not flashy but dependable.  Maybe its just the name (tho I would rather Marcus because Marcus is huge)

1 day, 15 hours ago on Thursday Mashup: Leafs face banged-up Blue Jackets tomorrow

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