Keys To Tonight’s Game 4

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We caught up with Leafs TV executive producer Mark Askin for his Keys To The Game as the Leafs-Bruins meet at Air Canada Centre in a crucial Game 4:

1. Do the Leafs have a second bounce back in them after a tough Game 3
2. Does Boston have another Game 3 performance tonight
3. Need to keep a close eye on the underrated Nathan Horton
4. James Reimer victim of team failures…has played well through the first three games
5. Faceoffs and the struggle to get the puck back after lost draws
6. Can the ...

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Leafs Back To Work Tuesday

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The Maple Leafs practiced at the ACC on Tuesday as they get set for Game 4 on Wednesday (7pm CBC, 680News) looking to even the series at 2-2. The series shifts to Boston for Game 5 on Friday.

Here is how the Leafs lines looked but as we have found out earlier in this series, not sure exactly how much we can read into them:

Lupul-Bozak-Kessel
van Riemsdyk-Grabovski-Kulemin
Hamilton-Kadri-Frattin
Orr-McClement-Komarov
McLaren-Colborne-MacArthur

Take a look at all the post-practice video with Randy Carlyle, James van Riemsdyk, Joffrey Lupul, Phil Kessel, Nazem Kadri, Carl Gunnarsson, Jay McClement, James Reimer ...

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#TMLtalk Playoff Ticket Giveaway

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We know you want to be at the ACC to watch the Leafs in action during the playoffs, well we are having a #TMLtalk Twitter contest to win playoff tickets on Monday, May 6th as part of Blue and White Day in Toronto.

Here is what you need to do:

Make sure you are following @mapleleafs on Twitter and be on the lookout Monday, May 6th at 9am for instructions.

There are a few rules so please read them here

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Leafs Nation Party In The Square

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This is a great time of year for Leafs Nation and we want you to celebrate it with other members of Leafs Nation. Below is all the info on everything that is happening at Maple Leaf Square for the next three Leafs games.

LEAFS NATION PARTY IN THE SQUARE #2– Presented by Molson Canadian
Saturday May 4

5:00pm – Gates Open – each attendee will receive a cheer towel upon entrance
5:30pm – Brooke Pashley along with Carlton the Bear and Alumni Jim McKenny and Bill Derlago greet the crowd
6:50pm–  Hockey Song sing a long ...

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Franson, Kessel Practice Ahead Of Game Two

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The Leafs welcomed Phil Kessel and Cody Franson back to practice a day head of Game 2 in Boston (7pm CBC, Sportsnet FAN590).

Both missed practice Thursday but are good to go Saturday.

Franson spoke with the media and said “I’m fine and ready to go tomorrow.”

Here is how the Leafs lines looked:

Lupul-Bozak-Kessel
van Riemsdyk-Grabovski-Kulemin
Komarov-Kadri-Hamilton
MacArthur-McClement-Orr
Frattin-Colborne-McLaren

It also appears that Jake Gardiner will draw back in the line up as he practiced on the second power play unit with John-Michael Liles. The Leafs first pair on defence on the power play was Dion Phaneuf and Cody ...

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Leafs-Bruins Series Stats Breakdown After Game One

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We will be updating the below graphic after every game against the Bruins with the latest stats.

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Latest From Boston

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The Leafs practiced at Walter Brown Arena on the campus of Boston University Thursday afternoon as they look ahead to Game 2.

Toronto was without Phil Kessel, Cody Franson and Mike Kostka at practice. Following the skate, head coach Randy Carlyle told the media that Kostka has a fractured finger, Franson a bruised foot and Kessel was given a maintenance day.

Carlyle was asked about possible lineup adjustments and said that he plans on making changes to the forward group who played in Game 1 while also noting that there will be at ...

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Keys To Game One

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With the Maple Leafs-Bruins series set to start tonight (7pm CBC, TSN1050Radio), Leafs TV executive producer Mark Askin provides his five keys to the game:

1. Faceoffs –  Boston Bruins best in NHL and Leafs best (Tyler Bozak) may not be able to take any. Constantly starting without the puck is a huge disadvantage especially on special teams.

2. Leafs Physical Play - Can the Leafs get any advantage over a less than normally physical Bruins team.

3. Chara vs. Kessel –  It’s the matchup of an elite offensive player vs. the best shutdown defender in the ...

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Win A Kessel Jersey Tonight During #TMLtalk

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Tonight with the Maple Leafs-Bruins playing Game 7 (7pm CBC, FAN590) tonight’s Real Sports #TMLtalk Tweet Of The Night winner will take home a Phil Kessel jersey!

Real Sports is your home for Maple Leafs playoff gear. They have jerseys, t-shirts, hats and much more.

To be eligible to win the jersey, just use #TMLtalk in your tweets during the game. There are a few rules so please read them

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Head-To-Head By The Numbers

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A look at the Leafs and Bruins head-to-head in a few categories from this season but also the all-time series and the leader in Stanley Cup titles.

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Come To Maple Leaf Square To Watch The Playoffs

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When the Maple Leafs hit the ice in the opening round of the playoffs against the Boston Bruins, you can come to Maple Leaf Square and watch the Leafs games both home and away on the big screen with other members of Leafs Nation!

There will be lots going on including alumni appearances, interactive zones, prizes and a Molson Hockey House.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Don’t forget to look for the Leafsn Nation Mobile Fan Zone around the city of Toronto on game days as a few alumni members will be waiting to ...

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Bozak Remains Day-To-Day

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The Maple Leafs practiced Monday as they began preparations for Wednesday’s Game 1  against the Boston Bruins. Centre Tyler Bozak took to the ice prior to his teammates as he continues to recover from an upper body injury. Bozak skated for about 40 minutes but exited as drills were set to start.

Head coach Randy Carlyle told the media Bozak remains day-to-day.

Without Bozak here is how the Leafs lines looked:

van Riemsdyk-Kadri-Kessel
Lupul-Grabovski-Kulemin
MacArthur-Komarov-Frattin
McLaren-McClement-Orr
Extra: Bozak, Colborne, Hamilton

Gunnarsson-Phaneuf
Fraser-Franson
Liles-Kostka
Gardiner-O’Byrne

Take a look at all the post-practice video with Carlyle, Dave Nonis, JVR, Phaneuf, Kadri, Reimer and O’Byrne

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Sunday’s Playoff Scenarios

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The Maple Leafs have finished the regular season as the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference but won’t know their opponent in the first round of the playoffs until after tonight’s Boston vs. Ottawa game which is taking place at 7pm.

Here scenarios that could see the Leafs play either the Bruins or Montreal Canadiens. Here they are:

A Bruins victory in any fashion would set up a Leafs vs. Canadiens first round series for the first time since 1979.

But a win by Ottawa in any fashion would mean the Leafs take ...

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#WendelSays Is Monday

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There is a cool event happening on Monday at Maple Leaf Sqaure at Noon. Wendel Says you can win playoff tickets!

Leafs Nation is invited to Air Canada Centre for the chance to participate in the first-ever “Wendel Says” competition. To be eligible to play, competitors MUST dress in their most Leafs-inspired outfits.

The top performers 18 years of age and older in the competition will then compete for the ultimate Toronto Maple Leafs playoff prize pack.

Fans participating can expect fierce competition and a test of their endurance, observance and passion from ...

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Info For Leafs Last Minute Club On-Sale

The Maple Leafs have clinched a playoff spot and we know you were wondering about how to get tickets.

A very select number of tickets will be made available to Leafs Last Minute Club members this Thursday with tickets on sale at 10am. You have to join the Leafs Last Minute Club by Wednesday at 10am to be eligible to get tickets.

This is the only way to get Leafs playoff tickets and unfortunately, the number of people who want tickets exceeds the inventory available.

Once you sign up to the Leafs Last Minute ...

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Leafs Enjoying Time In Florida

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After having Sunday off after clinching a playoff berth with the 4-1 win over the Senators, the Leafs had an off-ice workout Monday in Tampa Bay ahead of Wednesday’s game against the Lightning.

The Leafs will be on the ice Tuesday after being off the ice for the past two days. A few of the players spoke with the media and we have the video below.

James van Riemsdyk

Carl Gunnarsson

Ryan O’Byrne

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Tickets To Marlies Playoff Game Up For Grabs

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Tonight with the Maple Leafs playing the final regular game of the regular season against Montreal (7pm CBC, TSN1050Radio) tonight’s Toronto Marlies #TMLtalk Tweet Of The Night winner will take home  four tickets to the Marlies home playoff game on Sunday, April 28th against the Rochester Americans!

The Marlies are the North Divsion champions for the second consecutive season and they will once again meet Rochester in the first round best of 5 playoff series.

To be eligible to win the tickets, just use #TMLtalk in your tweets during the game. There are a few rules so please ...

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Grabovski Misses Practice While Lupul Takes Part

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The Leafs returned to practice ahead of Saturday’s game against Montreal without Mikhail Grabovski. The Leafs forward was in New York being looked at by doctors as he has been dealing with some gastrointestinal issues leaving his status for tomorrow in question.

Head coach Randy Carlyle told the media that Grabovski has been losing weight and when the team was in New York a decision was made to keep him back and have testing done on Thursday and Friday morning. Grabovski is expected back in Toronto this evening.

Carlyle was also asked ...

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Winter Classic Sweater Up For Grabs Tonight

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Tonight with the Maple Leafs playing the first of a home-and-home with the New York Rangers (7pm Sportsnet, FAN590) tonight’s  Real Sports #TMLtalk Tweet Of The Night winner will take home  a Leafs 2014 Winter Classic sweater!

Real Sports Apparel is your home for the 2014 Winter Classic collection that includes the sweaters, coaches jackets, hats and more.

To be eligible to win the tickets, just use #TMLtalk in your tweets during the game. There are a few rules so please read them

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