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Leafs got what they deserved tonight.
After a good first period they were out worked and out played the rest of the game. Played pretty sloppy and made way too many turn overs.
And the first line had a horrible game over all.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on GDT: Game #1, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens (7 p.m., Sportsnet)
Good 1st period. Lousy second period with way too many unforced turn overs . Hoping we turn it back around for the 3rd.
@TheLoovTrain On the leaf website, McLaren is on the roster too. Nooooooooooooooo!
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Tuesday Mashup: Season Opener Eve
@mike_84 @Loric76 Probably by the time the puck drops. 7:00 official time though.
Anyone know where Loov was assigned to?
@Cameron19 B's now have all those additional assets to make a trade later at the trade deadline for a better option. B's made a good move.
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Saturday Mashup: final rosters to come shortly
@mike_84 @TOHockeyNut Hawks also need to move another player to make the CAP or only start with a 22 man roster. What do you propose there.
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Game Review: Preseason Game #9, Maple Leafs 5 vs. Red Wings 1
@mike_84 Who are we trading away first to make room?
@ingy56 Due to the age difference I am not suprised.
4 weeks ago on Friday Mashup: Final Preseason Game Day
@Great Dane 4 - 5 - 2
@mlclearwater 1. No
2. Leivo3. No. Although Save Percentage will be great GAA will exclude him.4. Yes5. No6. Yes by year end7. No8. Yes9. Yes10. No
@Zeus_WilliamMapleLeafs I think he would be worth a shot. But wait how can RC fit Orr in then.
4 weeks, 1 day ago on Wednesday Mashup: Bye Bye Carter?
@ingy56 @Mattmark @loomx I think you are correct!
1 month, 1 week ago on Sunday Mashup: Covering the points, line possibilities
@loomx @Burtonboy Just creating more competition at camp for the 7th D spot I would guess. Nothing wrong with a little competition.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Spencer Abbott signs one-year deal
@JMAC17 A long term deal would be ideal I agree, but that is why we probably won't see any deal announced for Jake until after Franson and Reimer are settled and Nonis has a better idea of the CAP situation.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on The Cody Franson Arbitration: What is he Worth?
@Mattmark Franson can not sign an offer sheet as he elected for arbitration.
@Dewy Keon Hogturd I don't think so. I just think it's a negotiating tactic to try and settle for over 3 or have the arbitrator award in that area.
To me Nonis did low ball at 2 mil and that is a negotiating tactic as well.
Look at Frason's history defensively speaking.
He couldn't earn the trust of Wilson and was quite often a healthy scratch.
He played fairly well on the third pairing with Mark Fraser being sheltered during the shortened season.
He was then given a more prominent role last year playing against tougher competition and did not do so well.
So would you pay him as a top 4 D? IMO No.
Would you pay him as a 3rd pairing D? IMO No.
Because he has the offensive ability especially on the power play IMO he should be paid somewhere in between the 2.
@.JVR. @TOHockeyNut I don't think that there is any date deadline for offer sheets on RFA that are unsigned and where arbitration was not chosen. Didn't Calgary Offer sheet ROR in September?
@mtommy @Optimustic @.JVR. I believe that since Franson filed for arbitration offer sheets are no longer in question.
@Zeus_WilliamMapleLeafs Nonis coming in at 2 is about as rude as Franson coming in at 4.2.
Leafs only team in the East to NOT make a single move.
8 months ago on NHL Trade Deadline Day: Is there anything doing in Leafland?
@ingy56 @Zeus_WilliamMapleLeafs Unfortunately!
@Jon5200 But at least making the playoffs would be nice.
The top teams in the league find ways to win. This team goes on these streaks finding ways to lose proving that they are not there yet. They beat themselves the other night against the Islanders and they did the same tonight.
8 months ago on Shark Club Game Day: Game #62, Maple Leafs at Canadiens
@TheCanucksnaphook I'd rather be in Florida too.
8 months, 3 weeks ago on Shark Club Game Day: Maple Leafs at Lightning (7:30 p.m., Leafs TV)
@mr_hanie @TOHockeyNut After the most recent four game losing skid Nonis had a behind closed doors meeting with the players. The compete level has been great the last number of games and look at the results. This team overall did not compete last night at all.
8 months, 4 weeks ago on Game Review: Game #58, Panthers 4 vs. Leafs 1
After watching last nights game it looks like Nonis will have to have another long talk with the players. The performance, or lack there of, last night was an embarrassment for what are supposed to be professionals and very high payed ones at that. There are no excuses. The players, or most of them anyway, just basically took the night off and did not compete.
If this team misses the playoffs we can only look back at this and other games like it that cost them the berth.
@PepTalk @gjdevlin Bad luck charm?
8 months, 4 weeks ago on Game Day: Maple Leafs at Florida Panthers (7:30 p.m., SNet)
This team seems to get some success and then a couple days off and just comes up empty.
36 holes on the gold coarse can do this to you. Just ask a few of the members here.
Leafs taking their annual Florida vacation I see.
@Black_Hawk Ranger has a NTC.
9 months ago on Mark Fraser traded for Cam Abney, Teemu Hartikainen
Good luck to you Mark Fraser. All the best in Edmonton. Say hello to Scrivens for us!
Good opportunity for Srivens. Eakins knows him and must have had a say in his going to Edmonton.
9 months, 2 weeks ago on Game Day Notes: Game #49, Sabres @ Leafs
Should have been i win in regulation.
9 months, 3 weeks ago on GDT: Devils at Maple Leafs (7 p.m., Leafs TV)
5 Regulation/OT wins now in 32 games. Are we the worst team in the league? Our record over that span would indicate that we are. Bottom line is RC can not seem to get this team in the win column and that is all that counts. Good effort accolades are for teams in full rebuild mode like Buffalo.
9 months, 3 weeks ago on GDT: Maple Leafs at Capitals (7 p.m., Leafs TV)
How many ways can this team find to lose?
It is official. changes are required and fast!
9 months, 3 weeks ago on Game Recap: Game #45, Canes – Many vs. Leafs – Very Few
@wiski @-Keon- @Yaknowwhat I think we have had easier competition this year compared to last year over the first 9 games.
1 year ago on Sunday Mashup: Has the word “rivalry” lost all meaning?
Flyers lose three straight. Time to fire the coach again.
1 year ago on GDT: Wild at Maple Leafs (7 p.m., Sportsnet)
We lost the Corsi battle again. When will it ever end!
@CanuckUKinToronto That is a crazy tough stretch between Dec 7th and Dec 17th. We play 7 games in 11 days.
7 - at Ottawa8 - vs Boston11 -vs LA12 - at St Louis14 - vs Chicago16 - at Pittsburgh17 - vs Florida
A lot of tough opponents in there too, so we better rack up the points before this stretch.
1 year ago on Leafs Prospect Update – October 11
@GreekGod @CanuckUKinToronto @TheCanucksnaphook The Cap numbers work so why not!
1 year ago on Leafs Notebook – October 7
It's really nice that we now have a team that finds ways to win rather than the teams we had for so long that found ways to loose.
1 year ago on Game in 10: Game #3, Leafs 5 vs. Senators 4 (SO)
@theacs1966 @Burtonboy Fraser has not been put on LTIR as far as I know.
1 year ago on Morning Mashup: A Contender’s Core?
@ingy56 @rustynail @theacs1966 Liles does not cost much more that anyone else to call up. We are only saving 925K having him in the minors.
@Jantz Lupul must have been on the ice for Kessel's goal in the first. Bolland's second goal was PP.
1 year ago on Game in 10: Game #2, Leafs 3 at Flyers 1
@Dangle_My_Berries @TOHockeyNut I thought he had a few good chances created by his speed..
1 year, 1 month ago on Preview and GDT: Maple Leafs at Canadiens (7 p.m., CBC)
Bodie played a great game tonight in his limited roll.
I was a little bored so I looked at the actual salary payroll (Not CAP Payroll) of the Leafs opening day roster as it looks now. With Liles demoted the Leafs will actually have one of the lowest "Actual salary payrolls for their active roster" in the league and that includes Clarkson who will be out the first 10 games. For the 22 man roster the total is only 54,835,000 plus potential bonuses. This number is pretty much in the same ball park as Colorado, Phoenix, Buffalo and Florida. Only Ottawa, Calgary and the New York Islanders will be paying significantly less for the actual on ice product in salary payroll.
This was quite shocking to see.
1 year, 1 month ago on Leafs Notebook – Season Opener Eve: September 30th