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Toy Story: Leafs won, if you hadn’t heard: captain John Tavares scored the overtime winner to give Toronto a 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning and, for the first time since 2004, a berth in in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.


Toy Story: Born in Markham, Ontario, on a Monday of this date in 1997, Toronto Maple Leafs right winger Mitch Marner is 24 today. Already in his fifth season in the NHL, Marner is a sublime talent and one of the best things that ever happened to Auston Matthews; if you’re new to the area, he is has-a-plush-toy-in-his-image famous in the Greater Leaf Region. (The exemplar above was on sale at Scotiabank Arena circa 2019.)