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Who Will The Leafs Get This Offseason?

It is back to the drawing board for the Toronto Maple Leafs, after another disappointing playoff exit. We don’t have to talk about it. The offseason is a safe space, though. New players come in, optimism is renewed, and we … Continue reading

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Only Pain

Remember in Home Alone 2, when the family lands in Miami and they are passing everyone’s luggage down the line – “Give this to Kevin” – only to find out that, “Kevin’s not here”? And then Catherine O’Hara finds out … Continue reading

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This Isn’t About 1967

Back in the 90s and very early 2000s, CBC ran various montages during the Stanley Cup Playoffs featuring the song, “The Chance May Never Come Again“. It was, essentially, hockey’s version of “One Shining Moment” and romanticized the game in … Continue reading

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Rating the NHL Reverse Retro Jerseys

On Monday, the National Hockey League released Reverse Retro jerseys for all 31 teams. If you’re familiar with the Big Brother competition where the houseguests must look at a face on a screen and determine who’s eyes, ears, and mouth … Continue reading

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Five Games In

The Toronto Maple Leafs are five games into their annual quest of getting my hopes up, only to crush my dreams in May – or dare I say, June? Man, if the Leafs are still playing in June, that’ll mean … Continue reading

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Hockey Is Back

Happy Hockey! It’s officially opening night. Can you smell it? It’s the smell of popcorn and spilled beer in a brisk environment of 13 degrees Celsius, with little kids kicking the back of your head. True story. Last year, I … Continue reading

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O Captain! No Captain!

No, this post isn’t about me, but if you stick around long enough, it eventually will be. Yes, the title of this post was inspired by Dead Poets Society. No, I have not seen the movie. Yes, I’ve watched the scene … Continue reading

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John Tavares is a Toronto Maple Leaf

…there’s a party goin’ on right here, a celebration to last throughout the years, so bring your good times, and your laughter too, we gonna celebrate your party with you, come on now, celebrat… Oh, hi! Didn’t see you there. … Continue reading

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50 Thoughts: 2018 NHL Draft

The first 31 thoughts will follow the draft order and pertain to the team picking at each position. Thoughts 32-50 won’t follow the draft order and will be about anything.  1. It’s no secret that Buffalo is taking Rasmus Dahlin. He’ll … Continue reading

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2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview

The first time I ever wrote a playoff preview article was in Grade 6 for a group assignment about newspapers. Newspapers! What an inventive way of preparing us for the future. I still remember doing a preview for a series … Continue reading

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