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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...

The Zherdev saga is finally expected to come to an end sometime around noon today, when the Rangers are widely believed to cut bait with the enigmatic 24 year old winger. There is a...

After a short hiatus, Brian Burke has gotten right back on the horse. RDS and TSN are reporting that the Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired checking forward Wayne Primeau and a 2nd round pick...

Coming into this offseason, GM Brian Burke promised to drastically overhaul the Maple Leafs roster, and he knew that the primary asset at his disposal was cap space: lots and lots of it. After...

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...

For the second year in a row, Team Canada fell 2-1 to the Russians in yesterday's gold medal game at the 2009 World Hockey Championships in Switzerland. Ilya Bryzgalov made 37 saves and the...

Part 3: 20 Years of Maple Misery From Gord Stellick to Cliff Fletcher Version 2.0 It’s been over 40 years since the Leafs won the cup and while others make fun of the fans for continuing...

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...

On a night where the stars were aligned for the first-pick lottery, where a Leafs loss coupled with Phoenix and Los Angeles wins would give the Leafs a chance at the #1 pick overall,...

Courtesy of Sportsnet: "The Toronto Maple Leafs have won the race to sign highly-touted free agent forward Tyler Bozak from the University of Denver Pioneers, sources tell Sportsnet. A strong two-way centre, Bozak has been...

A March meeting with a solid team in the playoff chase (yes, that's actually Florida I'm talking about here) went pretty much as expected.  Signs of life from the Maple Leafs were quickly overwhelmed...

This Tuesday night matchup between two non-playoff teams went largely as predicted: sloppy play by both squads at various points throughout the night.  This was highlighted by a few fights and some thrilling overtime...

While draft picks are high priority in any potential trade talks leading up to the March 4th deadline, Brian Burke is also said to be targeting a group of young but already established NHLers,...

First of all, I know what you’re thinking, and we’re thinking it too; the “torch” for the upcoming Winter Games looks retarded. Anyways, it comes as no surprise as yet another team tries out...

For all the hype surrounding the seemingly inevitable fight between Grabovksi and Kostitsyn, the two Belorussians were not quite at the forefront of a very chippy game between the Leafs and the Canadiens.  The...

"Oh well, screw it.  It's time to go on to the next one." Rinse and repeat Justin, as these words left the Toronto tender's mouth after getting shelled for six goals in a loss to...

In a season where everyone either predicted or was warned the Leafs would place bottom 5 in the East, I’m a little surprised the team was booed by the club’s faithful fans in a...

Random thoughts and opinions from (roughly) the halfway point of the season: * Glad to see the mustache is back in style.   In fact, when I was younger I grew a goatee just because everyone...

I know, you’re worried about value for Vesa Toskala and Tomas Kaberle. Well, don’t. Their recent performance(s) are killing their market value, right? No. Market forces and low-ball offers may hinder...

Slow starts off the hop have been endemic for the Leafs this season, but tonight went above and beyond a poor start as the listlessness didn't seem to wear off until the second intermission....