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Alex has been a part of the original MLHS team since way back in 2008. He has contributed to the 2009-12 Maple Leafs Annuals with a special interest in junior hockey and player development.

Weekend Odds and Ends

Less than 24 hours after the Leafs season officially ended with a win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night, the fans and media...

Two Down. Now What? Update: Gilroy and Bozak Details

Christian Hanson's getting ready to make his NHL debut tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers. Tyler Bozak is pretty much signed, sealed and delivered. But...

Bozak Signs with the Leafs

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,...

Race for Tyler Bozak in the Final Stretch

The Tyler Bozak "Sweepstakes" are nearly coming to an end and according to Bob Mckenzie, the talented young forward from the University of Denver...

Leafs Close to Signing Notre Dame’s Christian Hanson

According to Darren Dreger, the Toronto Maple Leafs are closing in on a contract with Notre Dame senior Christian Hanson, son of the legendary...

A Look at the Future between the Pipes

As the goals against continue to pile up, so do the questions regarding the Toronto Maple Leafs' future between the pipes. Last night's 7-5...

Can’t Beat Cujo!

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...

ISS Releases March Top 30 Rankings

International Scouting Services (ISS) has released the March edition of their monthly top 30 rankings for the 2009 NHL Entry Draft in June.  Much...

A Dynamic Duo on the Horizon – Part Two

In the first column of this two-part series, we took a quick look at Leaf prospect Jiri Tlusty's breakout campaign in the American Hockey League...

Toronto Maple Leafs sign prospect Chris Didomenico

From the Leafs webiste: "The Leafs announced Saturday that forward Chris DiDomenico has been signed to a three-year entry level contract. The 20-year-old native...

A Dynamic Duo on the Horizon – Part One

When was the last time the Toronto Maple Leafs produced a bonafide star calibre forward through their development system? Sadly, the only one in...

Tavares Makes OHL History

John Tavares has emphatically put a stamp on what will likely be his last season of junior hockey by netting a hat trick today,...

Leafs interested in Gerber?

Elliotte Friedman of CBC is reporting that the Toronto Maple Leafs have expressed interest in putting in a waiver claim on veteran goaltender Martin...

Leafs Management Surveying the College Scene

With the rebuild process in full effect, the Toronto Maple Leafs are exhausting every single possibility when it comes to bringing quality young players...

The Sens Jump into the Fray

As the trade deadline looms ever closer, the Ottawa Senators have just completed the second major trade in the last few days, by sending...

Something HUGE Brewing in Montreal…

I can't provide anything more than rumours and speculation at this point, but there appears to be a story of considerable magnitude brewing tonight...

Montreal Kicks off the Trade Deadline Spree!

According to TSN, the Montreal Canadiens have made the first move of the much anticipated trade deadline frenzy. Bob Gainey has acquired defenseman Mathieu...

What’s in Wilson’s Doghouse?

At a time when the Alex Rodriguez steroid issue is making the rounds around the sporting world, I'm wondering if Leaf coach Ron Wilson...

Does Fighting Make Cents?

I was reading through a few archived sports articles involving statistical and economic analyses the other day, and came across a very interesting piece...

Ray Emery a Victim of the Cap… Again.

Haha maybe Ray Emery has a personal vendetta against caps (baseball and salary), who knows. Seriously, this guy has a Owens-esque ability to attract...

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