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FTB: It’s bye week so say goodbye to the memory of that last Leafs game

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The Maple Leafs are having fun right now, so you should be too.

Chicago Blackhawks v Toronto Maple Leafs Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images

By now the Maple Leafs are playing the back nine of historic golf courses, or on sandy beaches in the Bahamas, or doing something much more fun than thinking about that last game. Though you can bet this is one bye week where there won’t be any photos posted on Instagram of partying.

Time to let that game go and think instead about the fun we’ll have through the rest of this season with a 50-plus goal scorer like Auston Matthews, or a fashion-challenged but slick scorer like William Nylander, or a top pairing defenceman lik... err... we’ll put that thought on hold until Morgan Rielly is back.

We’ve got all the fun you need right here to help you get through the bye week blues. It all kicks off this morning at 8:00 a.m. with a return—by popular demand—of David St. Louis who takes a close look at Auston Matthews’ scoring. Later, Katya will have a heart-to-heart chat with you all about Frederik Andersen.

There’s much more to come over the next few days as well, including a look at whatever happened to all those development camp invitees, like Gunnarwolfe Fontaine (who was his coach in the USHL at the start of this season?), a review of our 2019 Top 25 Under 25 selections and where we goofed, and Fulemin has a brief 7,000 word post about a few random Leafs things he has been thinking about.

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