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Re: 2017-18 Toronto Maple Leafs - General Discussion
« Reply #390 on: November 21, 2017, 05:12:43 PM »
How the Leafs stack up in the eyes of the people:  (user's of the report card section of The Athletic app)


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« Reply #391 on: Yesterday at 02:19:38 PM »
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Babcock confirms that Martin is healthy. Stands to be a healthy scratch Friday for the first time as a Leaf.

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« Reply #392 on: Yesterday at 02:26:22 PM »
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Babcock confirms that Martin is healthy. Stands to be a healthy scratch Friday for the first time as a Leaf.

What the!?

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« Reply #393 on: Yesterday at 02:27:04 PM »
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Babcock confirms that Martin is healthy. Stands to be a healthy scratch Friday for the first time as a Leaf.

Sound the celebration alarm! Babcock has caught up to the boards from last year! Numfar! Do the dance of joy!
 
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« Reply #394 on: Yesterday at 02:34:09 PM »
@jonassiegel
Babcock confirms that Martin is healthy. Stands to be a healthy scratch Friday for the first time as a Leaf.

Sound the celebration alarm! Babcock has caught up to the boards from last year! Numfar! Do the dance of joy!
 

I'm pretty sure Herman has kidnapped Mike Babcock and taken his place.  That's why he was so snippy to those reporters about the lines question.  It was really Herman, who was afraid of being found out.  (psst Herman, move Nylander to centre).
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« Reply #395 on: Yesterday at 02:35:18 PM »
It's gonna be great when he changes his mind and plays Martin anyway on Friday.

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« Reply #396 on: Yesterday at 02:44:13 PM »

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« Reply #397 on: Yesterday at 02:49:33 PM »
I'm pretty sure Herman has kidnapped Mike Babcock and taken his place.  That's why he was so snippy to those reporters about the lines question.  It was really Herman, who was afraid of being found out.  (psst Herman, move Nylander to centre).

When have I ever been snippy*?  ;D

* not counting that time I ran down the hall with scissors on each hand

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« Reply #398 on: Yesterday at 03:15:07 PM »
@jonassiegel
Babcock confirms that Martin is healthy. Stands to be a healthy scratch Friday for the first time as a Leaf.

Sound the celebration alarm! Babcock has caught up to the boards from last year! Numfar! Do the dance of joy!
 

Hey, this looks fun! Hopefully they can string some wins together and stick for a bit.
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« Reply #399 on: Yesterday at 04:47:36 PM »
It's gonna be great when he changes his mind and plays Martin anyway on Friday.


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« Reply #400 on: Yesterday at 04:50:14 PM »
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Babcock confirms that Martin is healthy. Stands to be a healthy scratch Friday for the first time as a Leaf.

Sound the celebration alarm! Babcock has caught up to the boards from last year! Numfar! Do the dance of joy!
 

Not bad. Would be better if Babcock switched Marleau and Komorov, since the latter is no longer a top 9 player.

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« Reply #401 on: Today at 09:01:34 AM »
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Babcock confirms that Martin is healthy. Stands to be a healthy scratch Friday for the first time as a Leaf.

Sound the celebration alarm! Babcock has caught up to the boards from last year! Numfar! Do the dance of joy!
 

The funny thing is, Martin hasn't annoyed me so much this year. He's been fairly adequate and even done some decent things.

But really I think this decision probably makes the Leafs a better lineup so you can't really argue.

I hope it works cos you know as soon as anything goes wrong Martin will be back in. Tie goes to the veteran after all.
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« Reply #402 on: Today at 09:13:45 AM »
The funny thing is, Martin hasn't annoyed me so much this year. He's been fairly adequate and even done some decent things.

But really I think this decision probably makes the Leafs a better lineup so you can't really argue.

I hope it works cos you know as soon as anything goes wrong Martin will be back in. Tie goes to the veteran after all.

I feel like he becomes really noticeable (in a not-good way I mean) the most when Babcock tries to run 4 even lines like he is here. He just feels like such an anchor on any line that he would go on. So I'd be fine with Babs alternating between using 4 even lines like this and sitting Martin and loading up the top-9 a little more and running a Martin-Moore-Soshnikov 4th line.

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« Reply #403 on: Today at 09:17:05 AM »
How much of Martin being scratched is some handshake agreement for getting Leivo minutes for signing the extension?

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