It was a must win for the Toronto Marlies, and the urgency and desperation was visible from puck drop.
A much-needed tone-setting shift off the opening faceoff by Trevor Smith, Carter Ashton and Sam Carrick got the ball rolling for the Marlies in this one, as a hard forecheck followed by a cycle and penalty draw led to the first of three consecutive Spencer Abbott powerplay goals.
On the ensuing powerplay, Abbott, stationed on the point, wristed one past Nilstorp with Josh Leivo playing screen, marking the 11th straight playoff game in which the Marlies have opened the scoring and Abbott's...
You’ve probably seen the video.
Mark Micelli and his Leafs fan buddies were gathering for Game 7 on the night of May 13, 2013. Mark had recently purchased a Go Pro camera, so, taking his prompt from the Maple Leaf Square goal celebrations that were a viral hit throughout the Leafs-Bruins series, he set it up in his basement beside the TV and kind of forgot it was even there.
Toronto Maple Leaf Fans React to Boston Bruins Game 7 Overtime Win
We all know how that game played out, and a few days later Mark realized he may have captured some...