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A point!? You're not supposed to get a point!

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Way to go Leafs. Just Leaf up this Leafy tank. Listen guys, here's what you need to do:

Put Lupul on IR for the rest of the season. Just make something up, everyone will believe you.

Suspend Kadri for the rest of the season, show him who's boss when it comes to being late.

While you're at it, suspend Kessel for "not training hard enough".

Dion needs to recover from an upper body injury (media fatigue), send him to his summer home in PEI to recuperate.

JvR is looking a little tired, he has mono. IR.

Rielly needs to get away from this losing environment. Send him to the Marlies.

Now, to fill these holes, let's call up FML, Orr, Biggsy, and Devane on forward and MacWilliam/Marshall on D.

THATS HOW YOU GET A GOOD LOTTERY PICK DUMMIES.

Leafs Links

New York Islanders 4, Toronto Maple Leafs 3 (OT): John Tavares winner almost makes you forget Nick Leddy's injury - Lighthouse Hockey

Mirtle: Toronto needs Kadri to take next step - The Globe and Mail

TLN Player Power Rankings: March 9, 2015 | The LeafsNation

Mailbag: Intermission Rambles | The LeafsNation

Leafs Postgame: It was 3-1 (and its okay) | The LeafsNation

Roman Polak done for the year, Granberg called up | The LeafsNation

Vintage Leaf Memories - Michael Langlois: Maple Leafs need to build a team with skill—and "will"…

BWB Post-Game: Game 67 - New York @ Toronto

Game 67 Scoring Chances: Islanders 4 vs. Maple Leafs 3 (OT) | Maple Leafs Hotstove

NHL Recaps

Red Wings Game Analysis, After-Action Report for Monday March 9th: Detroit Red Wings 5 - Edmonton Oilers 2 - Winging It In Motown
Damn, needed Edmonton to win.

Nashville Predators 2, Arizona Coyotes 1 (OT): Skidding No More - On the Forecheck
Coyotes get one past Rinne, but only get one point in overtime - Five For Howling
Well, the Coyotes got a point...that the Leafs cancelled out.

Zack Kassian scores game-winner as Canucks go duck hunting in 2-1 win over Anaheim - Nucks Misconduct

Flames vs Sens - Scorched in the Capital - Matchsticks and Gasoline

Niemi downs Penguins in shootout - Fear The Fin

Sabres at Capitals recap: Buffalo crushed 6-1 - Die By The Blade

Rangers Vs. Blackhawks: An Enormous Win - Blueshirt Banter

The Rest

OHL’s Taylor Davis works to join cast of Jersey Boys in National Hockey League | TheColorOfHockey

The $37 Million Gamble - The Cannon
Either way, the Blue Jackets lost....

Hockey Analytics: Proceed With Caution - The Cannon

The NHL's treatment of the CWHL is embarrassing - Stanley Cup of Chowder
Two sides to this right? The NHL says it wants to grow the game, well, would propping up this ala NBA/WNBA be the right move? Other side is: It's a money loser and we know these NHL owners hate that. Would Jeremy Jacobs really pay for the Blades? He made employees pay taxes on their cup rings!

Russian referee set to make NHL history Monday night | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Stay tuned for coaches corner this weekend...

New York Rangers vs. New York Islanders created many memories at Nassau Coliseum - NHL.com

Failure to Launch: First Period Struggles A Potential Cause For Concern - Japers' Rink

Help us design a new Buffalo Sabres third jersey - Die By The Blade

The changing role of the media in North American sports - Arctic Ice Hockey

Better Know A Bad Preseason Prediction: New York Islanders - The Faceoff Circle