The Flames are in town tonight as the Leafs squeeze in two more games before the All-Star Game break. Matthew Tkachuk will undoubtedly be a focal point on the Flames given his recent incident with Zack Kassian.

The Maple Leafs had yet another serious injury yesterday. This practice mannequin’s hand fell off.

Really, I think they’ve been pushing him too hard. The mannequin needs better load management.

We’ll have a preview of tonight’s game out later this morning.

Other News

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Hockey player checked from behind in rec game awarded $700K - CBC News
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