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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...
Petri Kontiola

Petri Kontiola is a 29-year-old Finnish centerman who spent the last five seasons playing in the KHL, where his trajectory toward a return to the NHL began in 2009. With his early years spent in...

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...
Team Canada Olympic Roster

Team Canada started its gold medal journey with a 8-0 win over Team Norway in Vancouver on February 16, 2010. How will they start in Sochi? Canada's 2014 Olympic bid gets underway against the same...

For longtime fans of the NHL, it was nothing new. An organization set to come in, guns blazing, and attempt to be "competition" for the National Hockey League.  On the surface, perhaps not a bad...

Per Pension Plan Puppets: "Vorobiev has heart trouble, not in Leafs' future plans." It appears that the KHL has been testing players in the wake of Alexander Cherepanov's death, and Vorobiev may be at risk of...

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...

From TSN: http://tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=252547&lid=headline&lpos=secStory_main New York Ranger prospect Alexei Cherepanov collapsed on the bench at or near the end of Omsk's Kontinental Hockey League game and died a short time later, he was 19. Omsk head coach,...

The status and whereabouts of Russian defenseman Dmitri Vorobiev has been an ongoing question mark for Leaf Nation. The robust blue-liner was drafted by the Maple Leafs in the 5th round of the 2004...