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The Buzzer: NHL addresses slur; Tough night for bubble teams

NHL addresses outburst from Maple Leafs – Lightning game The Lightning throttled the Maple Leafs 6-2 on Monday, to the point that the Toronto crowd was booing. But that might not have been the ugliest moment of that loss. It’s unclear who was responsible for the outburst, but Twitter account @TheLeafsIMO pointed out (warning: NSFW language) that a homophobic slur was picked up by a live mic late in the second period of the game. The NHL released a brief statement on the matter, so we’ll see if anything else comes from this. The NHL is aware of reports that a homophobic slur was used during the Maple Leafs-Lightning game. The League is investigating the incident and will have no further comment until this investigation is compl ...