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Matt Mistele

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As in, Red Dawn. Get it? Yeah, I'm not a fan of the title either. It was either that or "Dallas", but I don't...

No overall topic for today's mashup. I could rant about how simultaneously promising/frustrating it is the NHL and NHLPA are meeting Friday but...

Brian Burke is not a superhero. He doesn't have magical powers that allow him to move faster than everyone else. He cannot use pure...

What's that? Positives news out of the Leafs' camp? I think that deserves a second consecutive post, and its own Morning Mashup! Huh? Lockwhat?...

The biggest difference between the impending lockout and its older, nastier, 2004-born brother from a fan's perspective (aside from the complete unnecessariness of this...

Vincent Lecavalier. Scott Gomez. Brian Campbell. Wade Redden. Mike Komisarek. Danny Briere. Patrik Elias. You probably don't need me to highlight the common thread...

After meeting Wednesday morning in advance of what was a scheduled 1pm start for this week's CBA negotiations, executives on both sides (including Gary...

...is what Michael Grange should have called his terrific Sportsnet article from yesterday (SPOILER ALERT: Cold water). If only because A) this whole thing's...

Update: 2012 Canada/Russia Challenge is at 11am on TSN2. Hopefully a chance for Leaf fans to see just how overly excited they should get...

Continuing on from yesterday's mashup, everything is decidedly quiet in Leafland. Quiet, and kinda sad. At least, it's been sad since I read Dangle's...

There's a multitude of jokes I could open this post with. I won't. I'll laugh at them in my head, sure, because I'm....8. But...

Much noise has been made about the Leafs’ need to change their goaltending situation this offseason. I’m choosing to phrase it like that mainly...

Apologies in advance for the rushed mashup, due primarily to two things: A) The distinct lack of summertime topics means we need to spread...
Chuck Fletcher

Fan sentiment is a strange thing. Not that I'd claim to know much about the NBA, but I seem to remember the response to...

NHL Free Agency was, originally, to be a major component of the Brian Burke 'rebuild' model - or 'retool,' whatever you want to call...

Speaking with ESPN.com (and it's hockey, so whether or not they were listening is up for debate), Brian Burke suggested Wednesday - and for...

Brian Burke recently sat down with TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin for an extensive interview entitled "The Business of Hockey", available to watch...

I spent most of Wednesday afternoon watching the super-extended version of Return of the King on DVD. Must have jinxed it.Oh, and settle a...

The entire Most of the reason we watch hockey started last night, and Anze Kopitar's overtime breakaway goal gave the Los Angeles Kings a...

Which is to say, the Marlies are winning. Lots. And that's awesome. Because if they weren't, and this playoff run had ended weeks ago,...