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Per the Globe and Mail: "The lineup for the Leafs’ first preseason game against the Boston Bruins at the Air Canada Centre on Wednesday will contain plenty of youngsters like Nazem Kadri, Tyler Bozak,...

It took sometime to manifest, prolonged in the wake of shoulder surgery and stunted contract talks, but the September 10th news that negotiations between the Boston Bruins, Wade Arnott and Phil Kessel had come...

The Maple Leafs began on-ice workouts today at their new practice facility, the Mastercard Centre for Hockey Excellence.I’ve been given credentials and was on site for the first day and will be attending all...

Leafs-related news has slowed to a crawl during the final weeks of the offseason, and this year's summer movie scene has been rather unspectacular.   I propose a cure for both maladies:  a hockey...

Author: B LeafLast season, the Leafs were 10th in scoring (244) and 9th in shots on goal (2,603). There is no major reason why that number should drop other than the loss of Antropov....

A few days ago, we took a brief look at some of Gabriel Desjardins' statistical work from behindthenet.ca. Using the junior hockey performance translator, we managed to project the future AHL/NHL impact for some...

Aside from the occasional hardcore junior hockey followers, the majority of NHL fans will track the progress of their team's top young prospects through highlight clips or boxscores. For the most part, the development...

Yes, I know ... it's been a looooong time since I've posted anything here, but there is reason, and not because it's off season. You'll see a lot more frequent postings moving forward.I've...

Picking up on the "defenseman for a forward" trade offer that Burke received the other day, ESPN's Al Cimaglia speculated on a possible fit with the Chicago Blackhawks. After accomodating the acquisition of Hossa...

In just over two weeks, the NHL Entry Draft will be upon us.  Naturally, speculation as to the future destination of the top prospects is heating up.   With July 1st rapidly approaching, trade rumours...

Hockey's Future, the renowned hockey prospects website, announced their Spring Organizational Rankings today and the Toronto Maple Leafs found themselves in the bottom tier of the league at #23. The ranking is based on...

Let's take a break from the rumour mill, and have a look at where the Toronto Maple Leafs roster currently stands.With the draft a little over a month away, and free agency beginning shortly...

Now that the 2008-09 regular season has officially ended, it's time to take a look back over the roster to assess each of the Maple Leafs' players.Note that I'm only including players who finished...

Editted ** What? You were expecting Sidney Crosby or Alex Ovechkin to top the leading scorers in March? Well then. You'd be wrong ... sort of. AO actually was tied at...

The American Hockey League has released the 2008-09 Clear Day Period lists for each of its 29 member clubs.Each Clear Day roster consists of a maximum of 22 players. According to AHL by-laws, only those...

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...

When was the last time the Toronto Maple Leafs produced a bonafide star calibre forward through their development system? Sadly, the only one in recent memory, Brad Boyes, doesn't even play for the Leafs,...

Martin Gerber stole this game for the Toronto Maple Leafs.  A few months ago, that sentence would have made absolutely no sense for so many reasons.  In his first game as a Leaf, Gerber...

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...

Chatter ... non existent. Rumors ... rampant speculation, but nothing really. Movement ... absolutely dismal amount of transactions (if you don't count waiver placement)Just, eerily quiet ...And I have a theory as to why. But...