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From the Branches: Fantastical Furies Festivities

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Christina Kessler standing in goal next to a Thunder player and defender Sena Suzuki Jess Bazal | CWHL

The Leafs are back! Last night they defeated the Devils Rangers 4-2, earning another two crucial points to crack in to a wild card or division playoff slot as they catch-up in games with the rest of the league after their bye week.

Tonight the Leafs will visit their home away from home, the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa. This is a key game to win if they want to keep moving up in the division.

If Mitch Marner scores tonight make sure to note if he makes a particular face. He will.

We will have a preview up later this morning.

The Marlies played last night in Syracuse and lost 5-4. The game got a bit dirty, including this nonsense from the Crunch.

Kapanen went out and did not return. After the game Sheldon Keefe commented to Leafs TV that while he was not fully updated, he did not believe Kapanen would be able to play tonight. The Marlies face the Amerks at Ricoh Coliseum at 5:00 PM. This will be their last home game for the month as Ricoh is handed over to the Toronto Boat show who literally turn the rink into a small lake.

Meanwhile the Solar Bears continue their adventure in Alaska, losing the second of their three games. As always, Don Money has full coverage of the game.

Also playing tonight are the Toronto Furies! We’re having a meetup and many of our wonderful PPPPeople will be there! You can read up on the details here, but the best part is obviously that you can meet the extremely attractive and super intelligent members of the PPP Staff! You can also meet me.

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