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It was a dark night on Friday, and I thought I could accurately predict who will win tonight's game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Washington Capitals. What occurred over the course of...

Despite an encouraging 3-0-4 record in their past 7 games, the Maple Leafs continue to explore ways to improve their roster with an eye to both the current season and the future.   The...

UPDATE: Gustavsson is skating on the ice, and Ron Wilson has suggested he might be playing on Saturday despite just one practice. Also, rumors circulating Leafs could be after Frolov. Hockey Central at Noon...

Maple Leaf prospect Matt Frattin is drawing plenty of headlines this summer... but unfortunately, it's for the wrong reasons. For the second time this summer, the University of North Dakota forward was arrested by...

The Maple Leafs finished as the league's worst defensive team last season, giving up an astounding 286 goals, which works out to about 3.5 goals against a game. As such, much of the team's...

Although the season prior to lockout would prove the Maple Leafs last playoff foray in half a decade, neither year that straddled the infamous labor disputes would be remembered with any particular fondness. Ushering...

The Toronto Maple Leafs have released their complete regular season schedule for the upcoming 2009-2010 NHL season.The Leafs will open the season at home against the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, October 1st, followed by...

It wasn't long ago when Todd Bertuzzi, Markus Naslund, and Brendan Morrison were the talk of the league. They were arguably the best line in hockey during the 2002-03 season as the trio not...

The interview between league Commissioner, Gary Bettman, on Toronto radio station, FAN590 segment "The Game Plan" featuring Doug Maclean and Jack Armstrong, was a first hand look at the battle the relocation to Hamilton...

While the majority of Leafs fans wrote the team off in the summer, it wasn’t until the New Year that the teams first true season of rebuilding began the inevitable grind into early year...

For a full team-by-team breakdown of all playoffs clubs, sure bets and sleeper picks for your playoff pools, visit the McKeen's Playoff Preview where the factors below have been outlined and pointed out in...

So you're Brian Burke and it's July 1st.Who do you go after? And what is the contract you offer?So like always in this corner, this is all hypothetical. Below is a list of Unrestricted...

With Files from Gil BrownThe current point system is most equitable for playoff races in January and individual franchise marketing, beginning as early as midseason.Part of the logic behind Detroit Red Wing's GM Ken...

Remember the way back in the day when the "Can't Beat Cujo" signs filled the ACC on those passionate, rambunctious (always wanted to use this word) Saturday nights? Well tonight, we got a brief...

“The Day after Yesterday” (the prequel to “Day after Tomorrow”). These two things have a lot in common. Millions of people watched it all unfold, hoping the guy in the lead role could do...

Staffan Kronwall has been claimed by the Washington Capitals off of re-entry waivers in what appears to be a stroke of respect and altruism by Brian Burke. With the re-entry waiver distinction, Kronwall was...

Delving deeper into the hockey world, interacting with players, coaches and organizational personnel, I’ve learned a big lesson.We’re dealing with people.Guess what; fans are people, too.They’re constant targets those Leafs fans, jabbed by non-fans,...

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...

Coming off the heels of two lopsided losses, the Maple Leafs are headed back home, where they will face the offensive firepower of the Washington Capitals.Seriously, how impressive has the Capitals rebuilding process been?Ovechkin,...

Just under a week ago, Burke requested and received permission to speak with the Ducks’ front office advisor Dave Nonis. Wednesday, the Leafs formally presented Nonis with an offer to join the franchise under...