The Maple Leafs defeated the Lightning 4-3 last night, getting their Florida road trip off to an exciting start. William Nylander had the highlight-reel play of the night with a between the legs goal. We all love it when Willy goes between the legs!

Let’s watch that one again.

Unfortunately, the Leafs lost Jake Muzzin during the game when his hand was hit by a shot in the second period. There will likely be an update today about how serious it is.

Here’s our recap of last night’s game.

Recap: Leafs scored like ninjas and then huddled like turtles to take it 4-3 over Tampa

The Leafs next game is Thursday against the Panthers. Obviously, that’s going to be an important one. The Panthers won last night and moved two points back from the Leafs in the standings.

The Marlies are playing a school day game this morning against the Cleveland Monsters and are hoping to snap a three game losing streak. Puck drop is at 11:00 a.m.

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Grab your dice and head on down to our mom’s basement. It’s time for some Anaheim D&D.

Get ready for a long commute home today. Around 15cm of snow is expected to fall in Toronto over the course of the morning and afternoon. It will be really messy by 4 p.m.