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2014 NHL Entry Draft

It has been a beautifully busy day in the hockey world and the draft has not even started yet. Here is a quick recap of the moves made: https://twitter.com/TSNBobMcKenzie/status/482614748358254592 https://twitter.com/VanCanucks/status/482603264626552832 https://twitter.com/Real_ESPNLeBrun/status/482581437816659968 https://twitter.com/Real_ESPNLeBrun/status/482615995383570432 https://twitter.com/TSNBobMcKenzie/status/482626033581969409 Some thoughts in relation to the Leafs: Nothing to...

According to John Shannon -- note: the man who brought us the Roberto Luongo-(non)trade-got-Burke-fired report -- the Maple Leafs are looking at two former NHL head coaches, Rick Tocchet and Craig Ramsay, as potential...

The Toronto Maple Leafs and the Tampa Bay Lightning have made some minor league moves this afternoon, with the Leafs sending Marlies’ forwards Alex Berry and Stefano Giliati in exchange for minor league defenseman...

Okay, so my math may be a little off.  It's Canada Day weekend, there shouldn't be any arithmetic.  Unless, of course, you are an NHL general manager, than you better hope you have your...

Flyers officially kick off July 1st festivities by acquiring Andrej Mezaros from the Lightning in exchange for a 2nd round pick. Rumors of Boston centre Marc Savard potentially heading out west to Calgary as...

The news that the Tampa Bay Lightning have Dave Nonis at the top of their shortlist for general manager candidates was perhaps an instance of the inevitable. If Tampa or Nonis deem it not...

Submitted by Michael Stephens (a.k.a.  Baumgartner) Apparently Sidney Crosby still lives with Mario Lemieux. Anyone else find that weird? Dude, you’re almost 23. You’ve got a Stanley cup ring, an Olympic gold medal, an 8.7...

Submitted by Michael Stephens (a.k.a. Baumgartner) The Toronto Maple Leafs have the League’s worst penalty kill, sporting a 73.0% success rate. They have been shorthanded 252 times this season, surrendering 68 goals. Through...

Why you need to know about a road trip I took to Washington D.C. in 1995 and how this knowledge will make you more attractive, lead to a higher paying job and contribute to your understanding of higher mathematics. Okay, it might not do all of those things, but it will (hopefully) explain why I'm going to write the things that you're going to be seeing posted hereabouts. Sure, it's long, but it can't be any more boring than that game against the Lightning, can it?

Coming off an uninspiring performance during a 4-3 road loss to the Atlanta Thrashers on Tuesday, the Maple Leafs look to rebound tonight with a more energetic effort in Tampa Bay against a struggling...

The Maple Leafs make a rare visit to Nashville tonight to face the Predators. The consistently inconsistent Leafs will look to bounce back from Friday's 6-1 drubbing from the Capitals. Just a quick preview for...

After last night's impressive 4-0 victory over the Flyers, the Maple Leafs will attempt to build some momentum tonight versus the Capitals in Washington. Surprisingly, the Maple Leafs, who have allowed a league-high 164 goals,...

I have always believed that a persons real intelligence level is a sum of what they allow themselves to learn from others.  Book smarts, education, degrees, etc are all an indication of knowledge -...

Big thank you to Mark Seidel, Chief Scout of North American Central Scouting and contributor to The Hockey News, for taking the time to chat about the upcoming 2010 NHL Entry Draft. His agency's...

A quick look at the Todd Bertuzzi to Toronto scenario, the NHL's investigation into Chicago's Marian Hossa contract (boy have they had a tough offseason), more on the Phil Kessel contract status, and a...

Now that we're in the TRUE off-season (in which nothing usually happens until September) I came across a little rumor not started by Eklund that raised an eyebrow, so I decided to pass it...

The Toronto Maple Leafs' first draft under the watchul eye of Brian Burke displayed a stark change in the team's draft philosophy. The scouting staff searched for the type of players and attributes that...

(Cross-posted at Checking From Behind) 4:20 PM Fan 590 suggests the Dallas Stars have offered the #8 selection and Ondrej Roman or Perttu Lindgren for Tomas Kaberle. 3:00 PM Thanks to Andrew Stoeten for finding this tidbit: "Columbus is...

Celebrating a decade of squandered potential and faded dreams, the draft of 1999 turned out shallower than an infant’s paddling pool, yet despite being regarded as an acrimonious footnote in league history the draft...

The Toronto Rumour Mill is buzzing today with word of the Leafs and Bolts in talks for the 2nd overall pick in this years NHL Entry Draft. Hockey Night In Canada's Elliotte Friedman broke the...