As you’ve long been aware of, the Toronto Marlies won the Calder Cup on Thursday night. You’ve probably seen your fair share of think pieces about the existential meaning behind winning the final prize, and dissected the photos and GIFs of Kyle Dubas losing his mind in excitement about a thousand times, and taken in all the quotes where the players confirm that it does, indeed, feel good to have won and that they really enjoyed being with this “group of guys”.
I’m sure I’ll get around to talking about that stuff too, but now that the dust has settled, it’s probably worth acknowledging that that hockey game was also, well, a hockey game on top of the momentous occasion that it’ll be greater remembered for. So let’s take a look at some of the stuff that happened between minutes 1 and 60 before this site goes into offseason content mode:---
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