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Being an NHL goalie isn’t without it’s problems. Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Ben Scrivens posted a picture of a nasty bruise on his arm on Twitter on Monday and it is impressive. Scrivens was pulled after two periods against the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday when he gave up four goals and the Maple Leafs ended up losing to Winnipeg in a shootout 5-4. It’s not clear whether this bruise played a part in Scrivens poor play or if it was the reason he was pulled. His teammates don’t seem to feel too badly for him though.
“@scrivens_30: twitter.com/scrivens_30/st…” you bruise like a peach!!
— James van Riemsdyk (@JVReemer21) March 18, 2013
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The Toronto Maple Leafs have now lost five straight games and are barely hanging on to a playoff spot after losing to Pittsburgh and Winnipeg.
I was very disappointed at the result of the game against the Penguins. They were a little over two minutes away in the third period of getting a single point, but Sidney Crosby and company scored two unanswered goals to win it 3-1.
This is as pretty of a pass as you will ever see. Almost six minutes into the third period, the Toronto Maple Leafs were trailing the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 when Maple Leafs forward Tyler Bozak threw this incredible pass. This backhand cross-ice saucer pass was just out of the reach of Jets defenseman Ron Hainsey’s reach and landed perfectly on Phil Kessel’s stick. Kessel then...
After Colton Orr (6’3″ 222 lbs) and Chris Thorburn (6’3″ 210 lbs) mixed it up during the Toronto Maple Leafs-Winnipeg Jets game on March 12th, they went for round 2 on Saturday night. Unfortunately for Thorburn, like round 1, Colton Orr tuned him up. The best punch was thrown at about the 36 second mark by Orr. He worked his arm inside and Thorburn could do nothing...
from Kevin McGran of the Toronto Star,
It’s morning. Time to shoot some pucks.
Out walk Clarke MacArthur and John-Michael Liles, to a $100,000 contraption that will let them do just that.
Gone are the days of shooting pucks and denting the garage. Or putting up the fake goalie in the net with the five holes clearly marked.
In this day and age of high tech and every...
This was a pretty interesting series of events. Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Korbinian Holzer and Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane were pushing and shoving in the corner and it looked like that they might fight. Kane knew Holzer was bigger than him and declined Holzer’s attempt to fight. Holzer had already thrown his gloves off and started to awkwardly pick his equipment...
The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed goalie prospect Garret Sparks, as well as Swedish defensemen Tom Nilsson to three year entry level deals. Sparks is 36-17-4 with a 2.65 GAA and .917 SV% as a member of the Guelph Storm this season. A large goalie with good rebound control, Sparks played a career-high 59 games [...]
The slumping Toronto Maple Leafs haven't been able to get things together over the last two weeks.
The Tampa Bay Lightning, meanwhile, are starting to pick up steam.
The Maple Leafs try to snap a season-worst five-game losing streak Wednesday night when they host the Lightning, who continue to play without captain Vincent Lecavalier.
After allowing an average of just 2.5 goals...