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07:27 AM ET 09.20 | In Toronto, the clock ticks for Joe Colborne, something coach Randy Carlyle made abundantly clear on Thursday. "Joe Colborne's got to separate himself from some people here," Carlyle said of the 23-year-old. ... "The time is now for a player like Colborne to show that he's got the necessary assets and attitude and commitment to make an impression in the NHL." So far, that case remains muddled. While he boasts a real shot to crack an NHL roster for the first time in his career, Colborne, as of yet, has done little to "separate himself" at camp. He has yet to consistently demonstrate the capacity in which he could be of use at the next level. On Thursday night, the Calgary native totaled 15-plus minutes opposite Ottawa, mustering just one shot while falling on 11 of 16 draws.

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September 20, 2013  08:45 AM ET

good for Randy....this is what coaches are supposed to do

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September 20, 2013  09:17 AM ET

No Danny yet today? He must still be washing off the face paint.

September 20, 2013  09:52 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Who ??

Randy Carlyle.
Coach of The Leafs

September 20, 2013  10:01 AM ET

I see Canuck's Leafs won last night. Never realized Bolland was there. He ain't gonna hurt.

September 20, 2013  10:04 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Randy Carlyle.
Coach of The Leafs

I still miss Rotten Ronnie. :-(

September 20, 2013  10:30 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

I still miss Rotten Ronnie. :-(

And the irishman..

September 20, 2013  10:41 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

And the irishman..

Yep him too.

September 20, 2013  10:41 AM ET

October cant come soon enough.......

Anyone else catch the Harvest Moon last night???

September 20, 2013  10:44 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

February wil be here soon enough.......

Concur.

I was watching NFL, no time to look at moon....

September 20, 2013  10:56 AM ET
QUOTE(#10):

Concur.I was watching NFL, no time to look at moon....

it was the Eagles, who cares!

Another garbage game, between that and that Titans Steelers game opening week; they should make the pre-season 14 weeks long

September 20, 2013  11:04 AM ET
QUOTE(#11):

it was the Eagles, who cares!

Way better than pre-season NHL or astronomy...

And they lost. Even better.

September 20, 2013  11:07 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

October cant come soon enough.......Anyone else catch the Harvest Moon last night???

no, but we did play "Powderfinger" last night, is that okay?

September 20, 2013  11:31 AM ET
QUOTE(#12):

And they lost. Even better.

+1

September 20, 2013  11:35 AM ET
QUOTE(#13):

no, but we did play "Powderfinger" last night, is that okay?

As in the band of as in the song by the great Neil Young?

September 20, 2013  11:39 AM ET

of = or

September 20, 2013  11:44 AM ET
QUOTE(#15):

As in the band of as in the song by the great Neil Young?

as in 'Look out mama there's a white boat coming up the river" a great song

September 20, 2013  12:12 PM ET
QUOTE(#17):

as in 'Look out mama there's a white boat coming up the river" a great song

I know several who would disagree.....

Not me though.

September 20, 2013  12:16 PM ET
QUOTE(#17):

as in 'Look out mama there's a white boat coming up the river" a great song

nice.....

shouldve played Harvest Moom

 
September 20, 2013  12:28 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Who ??

Joe Thornton light.

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