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The Blue And White

A few hours ago, the Toronto Maple Leafs were officially eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs by the Washington Capitals. I am not mad. I am not sad. I am not heartbroken or numb. I am not going through the … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview

Hello hockey fans in the United States and Newfoundland. Welcome to my unique preview of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. I say “unique” because I know most of you are probably not hockey fans, nor are you from the United States … Continue reading

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The Leafs Are Fun To Watch Again

I’ve been a fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs ever since my bedtime was the end of the first period – 8pm. Before going to sleep, I made sure to tape the rest of the game on VHS and write … Continue reading

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Pat Quinn: Hall of Famer

It was a warm night in late May of 2002. I was 10-years-old and fielding ground balls at shortstop during a practice with my house league softball team. Meanwhile, the Toronto Maple Leafs had a home playoff game that night. And … Continue reading

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Making An All-Star

The NHL gave their fans the power to vote any NHL player into the All-Star Game. The fans voted John Scott into the All-Star Game. John Scott is not an All-Star. John Scott knows he’s not an All-Star. The NHL … Continue reading

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Is It Next Year Yet?

No one ever plays just one game of tic-tac-toe. Never. Because by the time both participants realize who’s going to win, the loser is already drawing up the next game board, while the victor is making things official on the … Continue reading

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Where Are The Leafs Headed?

I am concerned. I look at the Leafs roster and I wonder what it will look like in three years. Will there be more star players on the team? Or are we stuck building through free agency, around a right winger … Continue reading

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The Leafs

As a fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs, I could not care less that the team didn’t salute the crowd last night after their win against Tampa Bay. I DON’T CARE. You know the only people who care? 1. The … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to The Hockey Gods

Dear Hockey Gods, I refuse to start this letter by asking “how are you?” For if I did, I wouldn’t be able to write the rest of the letter until I hear a reply, right? Wouldn’t that be the noble … Continue reading

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Thanks For The Memories, Hockey Night in Canada

Growing up in Canada, I realized at a young age what Saturday night meant in this country. I knew that it was time to pull my hockey sweater out of the closet, huddle around a television with my family, and watch Hockey … Continue reading

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