Friday, July 3, 2015
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It was a game that was circled with a red marker on the calendar, for the Maple Leafs. They would travel to Denver to meet the Avalanche, but this visit had a different feel...

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...

During my monthly fantasy hockey segments on Sportstalk Weekends with Rick Quinton on CKNW in Vancouver the fantasy scene always spills into analysis of real world NHL. Last night, with the segment winding...

This just in: we can officially put any and all Pascal Leclaire-to-Toronto trade rumours to rest. Courtesy cbssports.com: "Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Pascal Leclaire will undergo ankle surgery Friday that will likely sideline him through the...

Through 45 games the abject tandem of Toskala and Joseph has combined for the worst team save percentage in the NHL and by an ever increasing margin. Where .900 is seen as a barometer...

The latest from a source: "The Leafs can’t get Toskala to improve his play and that is a huge problem. The only reason Pogge is not starting with the club is that they are...

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...

Pretty darn close. Dale Mitchell is turning heads in the OHL, and it’s not just because of his speed, it’s because of his stats, albeit he is playing with Taylor Hall. Dale was drafted...

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...

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....

I don't care where in the tanking/playoff spectrum you stand, beating the Ottawa Senators is always sweet. Especially in a game riddled with physicality and controversy, against a rival considered at season's dawn a...

ESPN's Pierre LeBrun is reporting that Brian Burke has been kicking the tires on a more adequate back-up for Vesa Toskala than Leafs' current incumbent, the antiquated Curtis Joseph. What was initially tabbed as...

The Leafs goaltending issues at the NHL level have opened the door for some of their young goaltending prospects to strut their stuff and show everyone what they can do. With Toskala resting a "sore...

I couldn't catch the game tonight (count me among the lucky ones), but the stats tell the story -- outhit 28-7 and outscored 4-1 by the worst team in the league. 4 goals conceded...

The Maple Leafs are looking to rebound from probably their worst effort of the season with a win over the John Tavares front-runners inside the Nassau Coliseum tonight. A 8-2 smacking at the hands of...

Ed. Note: Lots of holiday reading going up today for you guys. Merry Christmas. Here we are the Christmas break, and I’d like to take the time to look back at what we saw in...

Hmmm.. I just watched as a kid my brother used to beat in minor hockey lit up Toskala/Joseph for a hat-trick. Oh, and Wilson didn't pull Toskala after the first because Joseph's no better. Thank...

As they hit the road for a three-game away stretch, the Maple Leafs look to extend their three game winning streak but must start by conquering the impenetrable fortress known as the TD Banknorth...

The Maple Leafs have recorded their first three game winning streak since March by way of a shootout win (you heard me correctly) over the New Jersey Devils. Joe Sakic Rookie call-up...