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Pension Plan Puppets Dec 4, 2022
Back to Excited Episode 192: Evaluating the Leafs’ 2018 draft

Back to Excited Episode 192: Evaluating the Leafs’ 2018 draft

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports With a handful of NHL players emerging from the Leafs 2018 draft, we take a look back Welcome to another episode of Back to Excited. Today we discuss the Leafs 2018 draft in general with a focus to the players who are in the NHL or NHL adjacent now. Timestamps: Rasmus Sandin [4:59] Sean Durzi [14:09] Mac Hollowell [24:15] Filip Kral [35:08] Pontus Holmberg [39:48] Complaining about people who wonder why teams don’t just cover Ovechkin on the power play [48:10] As always, you can find us on Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, and Spotify. Let us...
Toronto Star Nov 29, 2022
The future of the Leafs’ blue line is on display with Timothy Liljegren, Rasmus Sandin

The future of the Leafs’ blue line is on display with Timothy Liljegren, Rasmus Sandin

Swedish defencemen have thrived while handling the most difficult minutes of their young NHL careers.
Toronto Star Nov 27, 2022
The Leafs are winning and learning with Rasmus Sandin and a makeshift defence

The Leafs are winning and learning with Rasmus Sandin and a makeshift defence

Despite six injured defencemen, the Leafs are on a roll heading into Monday night’s road trip finale in Motor City. Coach Sheldon Keefe has his theories.
Toronto Star Nov 24, 2022
Nick Kypreos: With Rielly out, Maple Leafs would be wise to do some early Christmas window shopping. Who’s worth a call?

Nick Kypreos: With Rielly out, Maple Leafs would be wise to do some early Christmas window shopping. Who’s worth a call?

Rasmus Sandin will get his opportunity to contribute as injuries to defence pile up, but Leafs GM Kyle Dubas still needs some outside help.
Pension Plan Puppets Nov 20, 2022
Back to Excited Episode 190: Murray returns strong

Back to Excited Episode 190: Murray returns strong

Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports We chat about Matt Murray, Rasmus Sandin, and a quick look at the rest of the Atlantic division Welcome to another episode of Back to Excited. Today we discuss: Matt Murray’s strong performances since his return from injury [4:01] This disappointing season of Rasmus Sandin [9:11] Do we think forwards are more impactful than defensemen [20:35] Has our opinion of the Leafs’ ceiling changed at all this year [34:45] A quick glance at the rest of the Atlantic Division [39:23] Non-hockey topic: we revisit Chris Johnston’s terrible crypto...
Sportsnet.ca Nov 17, 2022
How Keefe and Maple Leafs plan to help Rasmus Sandin get his groove back

How Keefe and Maple Leafs plan to help Rasmus Sandin get his groove back

Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe discusses Rasmus Sandin’s slow start to this season, says his game hasn’t blossomed to where you’d like it to, and he’s low on confidence, so we need to help him get back to the player he knows he can be.

Rasmus Sandin Photos

Maple Leafs Player News

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    William Nylander

    Kings pass the crown to Nylander, Marner, Samsonov, and co

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    T.J. Brodie

    T.J. Brodie returns to streaking Maple Leafs: ‘It’s huge’

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    Auston Matthews

    Kings pass the crown to Nylander, Marner, Samsonov, and co

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    John Tavares

    Nick Kypreos: The Leafs might get what they need from Nick Robertson, but he has to change. So does his coach

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    Rasmus Sandin

    Giordano praises Liljegren and Sandin for stepping up when Leafs needed them most

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    Mark Giordano

    Giordano praises Liljegren and Sandin for stepping up when Leafs needed them most

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    Mitchell Marner

    Kings pass the crown to Nylander, Marner, Samsonov, and co

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    Pierre Engvall

    Maple Leafs tally three goals in 66 seconds to jump ahead vs. Kings

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    Timothy Liljegren

    Giordano praises Liljegren and Sandin for stepping up when Leafs needed them most

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    David Kampf

    Maple Leafs tally three goals in 66 seconds to jump ahead vs. Kings