Friday, July 3, 2015
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Leafs fans have been waiting for John Mitchell to step up and start burying his opportunities to legitimize himself as a top 6 forward, where depth is lacking. At Wednesday's practice, he received that...

It is their second meeting this year, and the first played a big part on blinding fans for both teams in the belief that each were elite competitors. Since that opening night, the Habs...

Big thank you to Mark Seidel, Chief Scout of North American Central Scouting and contributor to The Hockey News, for taking the time to chat about the upcoming 2010 NHL Entry Draft. His agency's...

Given the early-season struggles of incumbent starting netminder Vesa Toskala, speculation is mounting that Jonas Gustavsson could receive his first NHL start as early as Tuesday night when the Leafs face their Ontario rivals,...

With the new season quickly approaching, the Maple Leafs have brought back the old commercial in which fans talk about their favourite Leafs goal of all-time (you know the one, right?). So it got me...

The Leafs improved their preaseason win total to six tonight at the ACC.  These are the final chances for some of the young hopefuls, and they are not going to go away easily.  Strong...

The Maple Leafs finished as the league's worst defensive team last season, giving up an astounding 286 goals, which works out to about 3.5 goals against a game. As such, much of the team's...

Update: TSN is reporting 3 years, $11.5 million for Beauchemin (3.8 per). Also, Nazem Kadri has been signed to a three-year, entry level contract. Leafs also re-upped Ryan Hamilton and Ben Ondrus today. Jeremy Williams and...

The ability to select future stars or even useful role players in the mid-late rounds is what separates the pretenders from the contenders. The class of the NHL when it comes to late round...

Scouting service, McKeen's Hockey Prospects released their 2009 Final Rankings, in conjunction with their 2009 Draft Guide which includes exclusive content and scouting reports on the top 90 draft eligible players. Patrick...

Western Conference: San Jose Sharks (1) vs Anaheim Ducks (8) Preseason odds: Sharks 10/1 Ducks 12/1 Last 10: Sharks 5-4-1, Ducks 7-2-1 Season Series: Sharks win 4-2-0 Overview: Perennial cup hopefuls San Jose enter the playoffs with their franchise...

For a full team-by-team breakdown of all playoffs clubs, sure bets and sleeper picks for your playoff pools, visit the McKeen's Playoff Preview where the factors below have been outlined and pointed out in...

So you're Brian Burke and it's July 1st. Who do you go after? And what is the contract you offer? So like always in this corner, this is all hypothetical. Below is a list of Unrestricted...

It’s been 9 days since the deadline and already certain teams are rising and others are falling based on their performance on the “mayday” trade day. Here’s a closer look at how a few...

A message to those disappointed in yesterday's anti-climactic outcome: Stop expecting the big deals (except Kaberle, see below). Watch the small things in the context of the big picture. Yesterday may not have...

-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...

I feel that the NHL has paradoxically lost a lot of it's appeal to the casual hockey observer by ushering in a salary cap and establishing the presence of relative parity. The prospect of...

In October 2008, a reporter set the Barilkosphere into a tizzy with a certain writing. The intention was simple, a deliberately cruel finger pointing at Leafs Nation. The backlash was tremendous, and it inspired...

Someone recently asked me a trivia question that got me thinking. The question was, “How many major individual awards have been won by Maple Leaf players since the last Stanley Cup win in 1967?” My...

The passing of Pit Martin this past weekend prompted me to look up his hometown, which was reported as Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, a town I most closely associated with my favourite Maple Leaf of all...