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FTB: Maple Leafs face the Flames again tonight, this time on home ice

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The Leafs look to repeat last week’s convincing win against the Flames tonight at the ACC.

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Toronto Maple Leafs v Calgary Flames Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images

It was just over one week ago today the Leafs picked up a 4-1 victory over the Flames as the stormed through Alberta.

Tonight the Flames are in Toronto for a match at the ACC, starting at a slightly later than normal time of 7:30PM. We’ll have a preview of the match later this morning.

Happy 100th Finnish Independence Day to the Finnish players and Finnish fans of the Maple Leafs! Get a goal for Finland tonight, Uncle Leo!

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