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Monday FTB Chat: Calder Cup finals, Stanley Cup finals, oh my!

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The Toronto Marlies lost for the first time in living memory, and the Caps look to take a 3-1 series lead.

Boston Bruins v Toronto Maple Leafs - Game Four Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images

Over the weekend, we had some good hockey. On Saturday, the Washington Capitals beat the Vegas Golden Knights to take a 2-1 series lead in the Stanley Cup Finals. We’re two Caps wins away from never having to hear another god damned hot take about Ovechkin not being able to win when it matters. That’s good!

But we’re also two Caps wins away from hearing all about how Ovechkin couldn’t win without noted shithead, Tom Wilson’s grart and toughness. That’s bad.

Hopefully Tom Wilson gets laced with Potassium Benzoate. That’s good!

Also on Saturday, the Toronto Marlies staged a wild comeback to take game 1 of the Calder Cup Finals 6-5. That’s good!

But then they lost game 2-1. That’s bad.

Now they go on the road to Texas for at least three more games, with a good chance they come back to Toronto for the series to get clinched. That’s good!

ONTO THE LINKS!

4 pending free agents the Leafs can realistically pursue | a FanPost by Michael Mazzei

A Trevmendous Comeback gives Toronto Marlies a 6-5 Game 1 win over Texas Stars | by Hardev

Ranking the European leagues for draft prospect evaluation | by Katya

What do you pay a man like Andreas Johnsson? | by Katya

2018 NHL Combine results are where the fitness-focused players shine | by Katya

Calder Cup playoff run won’t be Timothy Liljegren and Travis Dermott’s last as a pairing | by Simon Wheeler

Kyle Dubas on the prospect of winning a Calder Cup | a transcript from MLHS

Poll

Who do you want to win the most?

This poll is closed

  • 59%
    Toronto Marlies
    (98 votes)
  • 4%
    Vegas Golden Knights
    (7 votes)
  • 20%
    Alex Ovechkin
    (34 votes)
  • 15%
    Me, because I just got a Lottomax ticket with a $60 million jackpot!
    (26 votes)
165 votes total Vote Now