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The Maple Leafs have taken a flyer on undrafted 21-year-old Russian winger Nikita Soshnikov. Nikita Shoshnikov played his major junior hockey in the Molodezhnaya Hokkeinaya Liga (MHL). In his final season in the MHL, he...

It's likely that Dave Nonis and Brendan Shanahan will want some prior head coaching experience in one of the three upcoming assistant coaching hires, knowing the leash is tight on head coach Randy Carlyle...

TORONTO - After a big 5-1 win on Friday against the Texas Stars, the Toronto Marlies knew they had to improve on their 50-shots-against performance in game #2 on Monday night or else risk...

Drew’s the Glue: Heavily out-shot but not out-done, Marlies fly high in Texas TORONTO - On Friday night, the Toronto Marlies began their series with against the West’s best Texas Stars. The Stars and Marlies split...

Back and forth game leaves Wolves grasping for their playoff lives TORONTO - On Wednesday night, the Toronto Marlies returned home for just their second home playoff game this post-season, game #3 of the Western...

Leo Komarov will not take up a contract option with Dynamo in the KHL and appears certain to return to the NHL next season. Leafs fans have been tracking him all year since his...

Going home on a high note — Marlies hold off late Wolves surge, head home with 2-0 series lead TORONTO - On Saturday night the Toronto Marlies looked to once again make quick work...

Toronto Marlies open round two with a bang versus Chicago TORONTO - On Friday night the Toronto Marlies and the Chicago Wolves kicked off their round two Calder Cup matchup in Chicago. Toronto, coming off a long layoff...

TORONTO - Bags are unpacked, skates are sharpened and jerseys have been hung.  Tonight, the Toronto Marlies open their 7 game 2nd round series against the Chicago Wolves (AHL affiliate of the St. Louis...

TORONTO -  On Thursday night, the Toronto Marlies returned to Ricoh Coliseum with a chance to sweep the Milwaukee Admirals in front of the home town faithful. With the Maple Leafs out of the...

Author's note - Before I get started and preview the Toronto Marlies first playoff game this season, I'd like to thank the team at MLHS for bringing me onboard.  A little bit about myself for...

It's the first Olympic meeting between the Team Canada and Team USA men's national hockey teams since the Vancouver 2010 gold medal game.Where to begin?Nothing less than the ideal is acceptable when it comes...
Shea Weber

What’s the acceptable scoreline against Norway? Is 3-1 too competitive? Should we panic? All joking aside, it was consistent dominance throughout by Team Canada. There will be some complaints about too little conversion of possession...

Usually, HBO's 24/7 beats the actual Winter Classic in fanfare and expectation. This year, it has simply been a welcomed preview. The Big House in Ann Arbour, Michigan gathered a record number of bodies...

A promising first period went badly astray as the Leafs had their five-game home winning streak snapped by four unanswered goals from the Nashville Predators. The Leafs move to 13-8-1 on the season.1 -...
Leafs vs Wings

The Maple Leafs and the Red Wings both decided to save their best for the regular season and ice watered down rosters for the last game of the pre-season. Beyond that, I will spare...
Nazem Kadri

On the back of seven points (three goals, four assists) in three games, Nazem Kadri was named NHLs 3rd star of the week for what has been a fantastic start to the shortened season...

Since we are almost at the halfway point, I thought now would be a good time to write some notes on each individual player thus far. Here is the close-but-not-quite-halfway Leafs Notebook:GoaltendersJames Reimer...

As we await the season opener for the big club, let's see how some of the kids are doing:Greg McKegg is off to an excellent start with 8 points in 5 games played for...

With the pre-season nearly finished, the Leafs roster is beginning to take shape for 2010-11. Similarly, the Marlies are starting to become more defined as major league cuts are shuffled down to the minor...