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From the Branches: Maple Leafs, Marlies, Furies wins make Toronto hockey hat-trick

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NHL: Toronto Maple Leafs at Boston Bruins
Soshnikov needs a snack.
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It was a great day for Toronto hockey teams, Saturday. The Maple Leafs, the Marlies, and the Furies all won.

Things did not go so well for the non-hockey teams, but this is a hockey blog, so we will dwell on the positive.

It Was, Is, And Ever Shall Be, 4-1 - JP Nikota
The Leafs overcame a poor first period to beat the B’s.

Jhonas Enroth makes his Marlies debut in a 5-3 win over Hartford - Katya
The run support was helpful, but Enroth played an excellent game in his first for the Marlies, helping to earn them the win.

The Leafs are back in action tonight vs. The Avalanche, who were destroyed yesterday in a 10-1 loss to the Habs. If you wish to amuse yourself, you can read their GDT from yesterday here.

Mirtle: Why the Leafs are one of the NHL’s most improved teams - The Athletic
Saturday’s win in Boston was big for the Maple Leafs.

Other News

Senators Protest After Staples Center Clock Starts Late, Lewis Scores - Jewels From The Crown
The Staples Center game clock was up to its old tricks again last night.

Oleksiak will be meeting with DoPS about this.

The Lightning have a problem developing first-round draft picks - Raw Charge
A deeper look at the development of first round draft picks in the Yzerman/Cooper era.

Heavy snowfall expected in Toronto between Sunday and Monday - The Star
The forecast for the city calls for between 10 to 15 cm of snow, says Environment Canada.