Travis Dermott of the Toronto Marlies slides through Nick Paul and Jason Akeson of the Binghamton Senators during an AHL game at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa on March 24, 2017. (Wayne Cuddington/Postmedia)

Playing spring hockey now a habit

TORONTO — To many Maple Leafs, the joys of playoff hockey are a new experience. But for the former Marlies in their group, it would be a shock to their body clocks if they weren’t playing now.