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Alex Tran

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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.

Odds & Ends: Poni, Stajan, Stemps, Kulemin

- The Toronto Sun has an interesting article up, talking about the future of several Maple Leaf players leading up to this year's trade...

Naz Tracker

Nazem Kadri had quite the eventful game earlier today against the Ottawa 67's. On one play, young centre crashed into the 67's goalie while...

Post-Game: Just a Lack of Skill

I'm about as optimistic a person as they come, but tonight's loss against a struggling Penguins team just hammers home the message that there...

Falling Leafs

Via Elliotte Friedman of HNIC: Mikhail Grabovski out 6 weeks with a fractured wrist. Wayne Primeau out 2-4 weeks with a knee injury. With two...

Quick Weekend Notes

- On Leafs Lunch this afternoon, it was mentioned that rookie forward Viktor Stalberg has been medically cleared to play and will suit up...

Drinking the Kule-Aid

Despite modest numbers in terms of offensive production, winger Nikolai Kulemin has made great strides in becoming a indispensible, two-way threat that all winning...

Talking Hockey With Johnny Misley

Johnny Misley is the Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations for Hockey Canada, and plays a key role in enhancing hockey in Canada across...

Playing Great of Late (Minus the Eight)

Just wanted to share a fantastic bit of work done by Nights, one of our many enthusiastic and intelligent readers, who evaluated how the...

Friday Night Prospects Roundup + Tickets

- The Toronto Marlies took a thrilling 5-4 shootout decision against the Chicago Wolves, with each of the College Frat Pack making an impact....

Gustavsson, Brodeur, Hockey Canada, Tickets!

- The Globe sheds a little insight into Gustavsson's heart condition, noting that the procedure went well and that he should be back between...

Kadri Scores a Beauty against Saginaw

Nazem Kadri continues his torrid play with another 2 goals last night against the Sagniaw Spirit. The first one was an absolute beauty, really...

Big Night for Leaf Prospects Calls for some Champagne

Friday night saw a host of impressive performances from a few Maple Leaf prospects; among them is QMJHL power forward Joel Champagne of the...

Kadri Invited to World Juniors Final Selection Camp

Leafs prospect Nazem Kadri has successfully passed the first hurdle en route to a possible World Juniors roster spot, by earning an invite to...

Quick Sabres Post-Game Thoughts

Tonight's  loss against the Northeast rival Buffalo Sabres seemed to play out like the typical Maple Leaf '09-'10 regular season game thus far. A...

Leafs Scrap at Practice

Via TSN: "Mikhail Grabovski and Francois Beauchemin were involved in a scuffle and had to be separated, reports AM640 in Toronto. The radio station...

Assorted Thoughts and Numbers

Ho hum, a Saturday night without hockey in Toronto. Here are some interesting/random thoughts to consider: - Now with 8 goals on the season, Phil...

Wednesday Headlines

- The Toronto Sun explains that Burke came very close to acquiring Brent Sopel in two potential deals that both were believed to have...

Monday Musings + Tickets

- The Globe and Mail explains that thanks to an impressive win over the Capitals, the Leafs' veterans have bought themselves some more time,...

Weekend Notes + Tickets – Update: Trades?

Update: Damien Cox is reporting that Burke is currently working on at least two possible trades. - The Toronto Sun's got a very interesting quote...

What’s White Worth?

Although the positives have been few and far between for the struggling Leafs so far this season, the continued progression of blueliner Ian White...
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