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It's not yet time to pack away the sticks and skates for some of the Leafs players. A pair of Maple Leaf defensemen, Luke Schenn and Ian White were informed on Saturday night that...

The rash of injuries on the Maple Leafs' blueline, coupled with GM Brian Burke's preference for physical players on the back end, have led the team to re-sign a familiar face.Per torontomapleleafs.com: Brian Burke, president...

International Scouting Services (ISS) has released the March edition of their monthly top 30 rankings for the 2009 NHL Entry Draft in June.  Much of the names at the top remain unchanged, while a...

In the first column of this two-part series, we took a quick look at Leaf prospect Jiri Tlusty's breakout campaign in the American Hockey League this season. Entering a season where expectations were tempered and hope and...

-Draft pick be damned, being 7-1-1 in our last nine against the Senators is truly heart-warming. P.S., it's time to point the finger where it needs to be pointed, Bryan Murray... trade Jason Spezza...

The reputable Eklund is reporting with an always reliable "e4" rating that the Maple Leafs are closing in on a deal with the Vancouver Canucks that will involve Nikolai Antropov heading west in exchange...

Nothing beats slaughtering Cindy "headjerk" Crosby and his fellow flightless Birds. Nothing.I think we've come to learn that - play your back-ups against the Blue and White as much as you want on any...

Dale Mitchell (#71) - RWPlayer FactsBirthdate: April 9, 1989 Stargazing: Aries Hometown: Mississauga, ONSize: 5-9 200 lbs (team listing) Shoots: RightAcquired: Drafted by Toronto in 2007 (3rd round, 74th overall) Cap Hit: N/A (plays in OHL); $780,000 if...

With the trade deadline just weeks away, here are a few rumors that are doing more than just making the rounds.The UntouchablesBrian Burke has given the league his list of untouchables for advanced phone...

The craft of writing fiction requires an author’s innate ability to capture - and maintain - the reader’s attention. It’s sleight of hand - or pen in this instance, with twists and turns...

PHIL ORESKOVIC (# 4) – DPlayer FactsBirthdate: January 26, 1987 Stargazing: Aquarius Hometown: North York, OntarioSize: 6-3, 217 lbs (team listing) Shoots: RightAcquired: Drafted by Toronto in 2005 (3rd round, 82nd overall) Cap hit: N/A (plays in AHL);...

When Team Canada went for the third straight Gold Medal, they were ruled “too small and lacked the necessary talent” to win. They proved them wrong. When Team Canada went for the fourth straight...

On the eve of the biggest game in their major junior careers, team Canada prepares for a rematch with Team Sweden in the Gold Medal game. The event will faceoff John Tavares and Victor...

Just six months ago many a grapevine was carrying rumor of NHL expansion while I lamented the integrity of a revenue bound salary cap. Even into the new season few had foreseen the sheer...

Quick question: Does anyone still have their fingernails? Wow. Only a few words can really sum this whole thing up: Exciting, Thrilling, and What the hell? Back and forth, topsy-turvy. If they were trying...

This is it. One of these two teams will be singing “I’ve got a golden ticket” in the dressing room. A win means a trip to the gold medal game; a loss is a...

Hey folks, Alec's traditionally done this in the past, but I'll be taking over for this one as he's been bogged down with work lately. With the way the Leafs have played over the...

John Tavares ties the most goals ever by a player in the World Juniors with 12 but managed to do so in 1 less game than Jeff Carter, and 13 less games than Eric...

A list of why team Canada is so spectacular this year.1. 14 Goal scorers after the first 2 games. 2. Jamie Benn’s hat trick. 3. John Tavares with 2 goals and 2 assists. 4. Canada ties highest shotout goal total with...

Canada is ready to face-off against their second opponent in the World Juniors round robin, team Kazakhstan. Della Rovere, arguably Canada’s grittiest player on the roster, suffered a slight leg injury after blocking a...