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When Brian Burke took over the GM job in Toronto, there was nothing but talk about building from the net out. A defence first philosophy is a valid one, though recent Stanley Cup winners...

Recently I had an opportunity to interview Dave Poulin, vice president of hockey operations for the Toronto Maple Leafs, for Lindy’s Sports Maple Leafs Annual magazine.  Poulin, whose job focuses heavily on player acquisition...

It seems that a large percentage of Leafs Nation is completely convinced that the team they saw in February and March of the 2011-12 season is the true reflection of the roster's ability. ...

It seems like a fruitless endeavor to make full season predictions with the uncertainty of when the actual season does begin. Regardless, here we are. Under ideal circumstances, the season would start as per the...

As we approach the dog days of hockey, more and more Leafs fans are coming to the conclusion that there's a strong chance we will see a James Reimer and Ben Scrivens goalie tandem...

“We need a number one center.” - Every Leafs Fan While it may not be seen as the organizations top priority, it is safe to assume that most people who have followed the Leafs in the...

Brian Burke and Bob McCown dance a dance about unnamed goalies with long term contracts *cough*, unproven, but equally highly regarded young goalies playing behind established staters *cough* and older goalies that played well...

Maple Leafs' vice-president of hockey operations Dave Poulin joined Hockey Central @ Noon to update the team's plans in free agency yesterday and discusses how the thin free agency pool has opened up a...

Seriously, if a player from Kingston doesn’t shut up Don Cherry, the man can’t be pleased. Other than that, what do we need to know about McClement? He’s not overly big, he's not overly...

The worst kept secret in all of hockey finally became a reality. Luke Schenn is now a Philadelphia Flyer, and James Van Riemsdyk is finally a Toronto Maple Leaf. JVR (whose name I'll probably never type...

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 via the TVO website (or YouTube, in case you have...

There are more than a few things I’ll never understand in life. Why do Americans want sports on TV in the middle of the day on the weekend? Who actually likes DJ banter on...

There are two distinct stories on the surface of the upcoming Stanley Cup Finals. The Los Angeles Kings play the role of a team built for a Cup run. Deep down the middle, boasting...
Randy Carlyle

Can we all agree right from the top that the hiring of Randy Carlyle signals the Leafs are back to following the top six, bottom six formula Brian Burke originally told us he would...

As the draft continues to draw nearer, the Mikhail Grigorenko story becomes more and more interesting. A player once believed to be a lock for the 2nd or 3rd spot in the draft is...

It’s 46 days until the draft, 55 until Free Agency, but it’s also 131 days from the expiration of the CBA. What a terrible summer to rebuild a bad team. An expiring Collective Bargaining Agreement...

We're ecstatic to welcome Jon Steitzer to the MLHS blogging team. He formerly blogged at Bloguin's Leafs site Puckin' Eh and now runs his own blog Yakov Mironov. He's also a funny twitterer who...
Stuart Percy - July 12, 2013

Leafs fans are showing heightened interest in the Marlies lately, and deservedly so as they have officially begun their run for the Calder Cup. While AHL success in the playoffs is always a fantastic...

It was another 4-3 game in which the Marlies gave up a two goal lead and Jerry D'Amigo scored twice, including the game winner in the final minutes. In many respects it was like...

How many notable Brian Burke quotes has he unleashed for our constant reiteration? Too many to count. You have your pugnacity, testosterone, and truculent quote, which now might be the three worst words to utter...