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Species writes FTBs, covers the Toronto Marlies, and has things to say about hockey media when he's not lazy. He is renowned for his pasta casseroles and capacious basement resort for hockey players.

Marlies update: two points with no wins, and Rich Clune returns

The Marlies picked up two points on the weekend without winning a game. They also made a big announcement today about their coaching staff.

FTB: Only one month to Christmas Day

The Leafs mark the start of the Christmas shopping season with a game against animals from Antarctica.

The Marlies split their weekend series against the Moose

The Manitoba Moose welcomed the Marlies back to Toronto for two games.

FTB: The Leafs are back home, but their next game is still an early start

The back-to-back road games this week start with a Black Friday special at 2:00 p.m. ET.

FTB: The Toronto Marlies had a great road trip

The Maple Leafs are heading to Sweden while the Marlies are returning from an epic road trip.

Monday's FTB: A busy week for the Leafs

The Leafs have four games on tap this week starting tonight, all of them here in Toronto. It's going to be a busy week.

FTB: It's almost time for a treat

It's still October, but not yet the fun day.

Saturday's FTB: Ride 'em cowboy

The Leafs are in cowboy country and our favourite cowboy prospect was the game-winning hero last night.

Marlies split weekend games against the Checkers

Like last weekend, the Marlies lost on Saturday and then won on Sunday, but this time they were playing against the same team, the Charlotte Checkers.

FTB: Three Leafs games on the road this week

The Leafs visit Washington, Dallas, and Nashville this week.

FTB: Toronto Marlies turn it around with convincing win

The Marlies turn it around while the Leafs await Connor Bedard.

Marlies drop their first game of the season to the Rochester Americans 5-4 in OT

Despite coming out strong with a 4-1 lead at the end of the second period, the Marlies wound up losing the game in overtime.

Saturday's FTB: Wild Night in Canada

Tonight is game #2 for the Leafs, and it's the first Hockey Night in Canada match of the season. It will feature the classic rivalry of the Toronto Maple Leafs vs. the... (checks notes) Minnesota Wild? Huh. How about that.

PPP Book Club: Leafs 365: Daily Stories From The Ice, by Mike Commito

Leafs 365: Daily Stories From The Ice is a new book for Leafs fans available this month.

FTB: The preseason is dead, long live the preseason

The preseason has come to an end, well the Leafs games have.

FTB: Pre-season ends this week and the roster cuts are coming

The pre-season is now more than half over and the first big wave of roster cuts is coming.

Wednesday's FTB: The Leafs head to elephant country

The Leafs preseason continues today with a game against the Buffalo Sabres in the town famous for an elephant, St. Thomas.

Sunday's FTB: Maple Leafs hockey this afternoon

It's here! Pre-season hockey begins today for the Maple Leafs with a Sunday matinee game in Ottawa against the Senators.

Weekend FTB: Soon

We've had the kids go back to school, now the Leafs are going back to work.

FTB: Only one more sleep until Leafs-ish hockey!

Something resembling Leafs hockey is better than no hockey, right?

<edit day> FTB: Always check your drafts before publishing

Here is your hockey news for Thursday.

Thursday's FTB: If only summer got an extension too

Nothing to shake up the last week of summer holidays like a contract extension.

FTB: The last Monday of summer

It is of course not the actual last Monday of summer, but unofficially this is it.

2023 Top 25 Under 25: Alex Steeves is 14th

NHL, or AAA+? This is the season where we will know.

Monday's FTB: A hockey player from Arizona State joins the Marlies

The Marlies made a move yesterday and picked up an unsigned player from Arizona State University.
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