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Link: "We're going through a phase right now where I challenge our players to get better every day and the only way you can do that is by attempting to win." -Wilson"If you want to...

JUSTIN POGGE (# 29) – GPlayer FactsBirthdate: April 22, 1986 Stargazing: Taurus Hometown: Fort McMurray, AlbertaSize: 6-3, 204 lbs (team listing) Catches: LeftAcquired: Drafted by Toronto in 2004 (3rd round, 90th overall) Cap hit: N/A (plays in AHL);...

The ongoing contract negotiations taking place between Brian Burke and Larry Kelly, Dominic Moore's agent, are more meaningful than face value. On the surface, trying to re-sign a player that is for all intents...

Here's the latest from a trusty source.On the Antropov-Chicago rumours heating up:"Chatter has Hawks VERY INTERESTED in Antro and that talks have really heated up. Rumor is Burke's interested in the Hawks' young d-men,...

In a shaky and at times sloppy game, the Leafs pulled out of yet another overtime with a shootout win.  Vesa Toskala had a night in net that was a simple summary of his...

During the post-game news conference following the shootout victory over the Rangers, coach Ron Wilson acknowledged that Jeff Finger and John Mitchell, injured during the game, are "99%" unlikely to play against the Islanders...

With all the focus on the trade deadline the past few weeks, some minor moves by the Toronto Maple Leafs organization -- namely with the AHL Marlies -- have gone relatively unnoticed.Mark Bell is...

Nothing beats slaughtering Cindy "headjerk" Crosby and his fellow flightless Birds. Nothing.I think we've come to learn that - play your back-ups against the Blue and White as much as you want on any...

The craft of writing fiction requires an author’s innate ability to capture - and maintain - the reader’s attention. It’s sleight of hand - or pen in this instance, with twists and turns...

"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...

The Maple Leafs have recalled Justin Pogge from the Toronto Marlies for tonight’s game in Buffalo. Toronto looks to rebound from an overtime loss last night at the hands of Bryan McCabe and his...

A heedless penalty from Alexei Ponikarovsky in the closing stages of the third period and a predictable Vesa Toskala pratfall in the subsequent overtime period undid a strong effort from the Maple Leafs that...

So much for easing Justin Pogge into his second start against the low-scoring Minnesota Wild. With that degree of spotty defensive coverage, even the lowest of low-scoring teams would've lit up the Leafs for...

Tonight, the Leafs will play the Minnesota Wild. Justin Pogge will be joining the Leafs for the affair and will get his second start this season. Mike Van Ryn, despite feeling well over the...

There are a ton of rumors flying around on the Toronto Maple Leafs. Some a downright ridiculous and some may very well have merit. This is a close outlook on a few of those...

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...

In October 2008, a reporter set the Barilkosphere into a tizzy with a certain writing. The intention was simple, a deliberately cruel finger pointing at Leafs Nation.The backlash was tremendous, and it inspired...

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....

Jiri Tlusty will return to the Leafs' line-up for Thursday night's game against Buffalo to fill the void left by an injured Jeremy Williams. The timeline on Williams' shoulder injury isn't yet known. Meanwhile,...