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Canadiens head coach Claude Julien looks on from the bench during NHL action against the Islanders in Montreal on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press)

Julien 'comfortable' in limelight

As we are walking out of the Air Canada Centre early Saturday afternoon after the Montreal Canadiens morning skate, Claude Julien is attempting to explain how he is the type of coach who shuns attention.

Maple Leafs rookies Auston Matthews (left) and Connor Brown wheel around at practice in preparation for another Battle of Ontario at the Air Canada Centre tonight. (Jack Boland/Toronto Sun)

Brown will slide into Marner's spot

From a low priority pre-season sidebar of “will he make the team?” to a mid-season media maelstrom of “will he miss any games?”, it’s easy to see how vital Mitch Marner has become to the Maple Leafs’ hope to play beyond mid-April.

Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings tries to get around the stick of Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers during the second period at Joe Louis Arena on January 22, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Nyquist gets six games for spearing

Detroit Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist has been suspended for six games for high-sticking Minnesota Wild defenceman Jared Spurgeon during a game last weekend.

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