Found October 24, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
David Clarkson emerged first for Maple Leafs practice Thursday wearing a third-line red jersey. Clarkson practised at right wing with centre Dave Bolland and left-winger Mason Raymond. Clarkson whose 10-game suspension is over will make his long-awaited debut Friday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The rest of the lines remained mainly intact with Clarkson simply taking the place of the demoted Josh Leivo.

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Today’s 5: Clark & Clarkson, Alfie & Ottawa, Ovechkin, Iginla, & classy Martin Brodeur.

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Phil Kessel nets a hat trick in brilliant fashion

Everyone’s favorite jedi, Phil Kessel, wasn’t having the greatest start to the season prior to Monday nights home game against Anaheim. In nine games he had only managed to grab two goals while firing off 36 shots which led to a rough 5.55 shooting percentage. All of those numbers will get a little boost after last nights incredible hat trick performance where Kessel pulled out...

Maple Leafs coach Joffrey Lupul learns from scare

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Phaneuf just as impressive as Kessel in Leafs win

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All About 24/7 Red Wings/Maple Leafs: Road To The NHL Winter Classic

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When the Leafs signed power forward David Clarkson as an unrestricted free agent on July 5th, 2013, it was a sign that the Blue & White were building a tougher team to play against. General manager Dave Nonis’ vision came…Read more →The post David Clarkson returns to Leafs lineup tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

Kessel’s Hat Trick Powers Toronto Win

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Red Wings/Maple Leafs 24/7 Debuts on HBO December 14th

In case you missed the news at the KK Hockey section, here is some information on HBO's 24/7.
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