A camp like no other.It sounds much like a bad horror movie released in the late 90’s. I assure you despite both containing ‘cuts,’ this one will be far more enjoyable to watch.The lights on the Toronto Marlies practice pad at MCC turned on Friday morning and for the first time this season, a group wearing Marlies sweaters took to the ice; 11 skaters and one goalie. Marlies camp is open for business.

The Toronto AHL club took its current form after the Maple Leafs made their first round of cuts ...

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Imagine never being nervous.

Late night cram sessions before a test would be a thing of the past. Never would there be that awkward moment when you pray ‘Insufficient Funds’ doesn’t appear on the debit terminal. And let’s not even discuss first dates.

Despite Jake Gardiner admitting otherwise, in his first game at Air Canada Centre he appeared to be no more nervous than if you had asked him to rhyme off the alphabet. Gardiner’s on-ice presence was that of confidence and poise, from the opening face-off right through to his post-game ...

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I’m a guy that shoots an 88 on the golf course… in 9 holes.

A week ago if you had told that I’d be spending my Tuesday afternoon out on the green, I wouldn’t have believed you. I feel far more at home within the confines of an arena. Yet there I was, tooting around Rattlesnake Point at the Scotiabank Leafs & Legends Charity Golf Classic in a cart with LeafsTv’s Paul Hendrick behind the wheel (who, might I add, is a spectacular driver).

As surprising and irregular as it was, being ...

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I grew up in a small town about an hour north of Toronto.

When a tragedy occurred, the community would leave a rose in memory of our neighbour. The display of flowers demonstrating the town’s collective support.

In yesterday’s tragic death of Wade Belak we lost a member of our community.

Many of us knew Wade from our interactions in the living room. We celebrated alongside him as he broke his scoring drought and we chuckled as he gave us his often-humorous post-game thoughts.

As we all reflect on the loss, the day has ...

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There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home.

A young, heavy on hope, light on experience, Dorothy began one of my favourite childhood movies wishing only to be taken away somewhere over the rainbow. It wasn’t until after being swept away to a magical land filled with fairy godmothers, emerald cities and horses of a different colour, wicked witches from the west and flying monkeys, that it was at home she was most comfortable.

The thought of being on the road – restaurant food, experiencing a different city every night ...

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