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MLHS To Have Exclusive Rookie Tournament Coverage

The Toronto Maple Leafs 2010 rookie tournament is coming to London, Ontario and Maple Leafs Hot Stove is pleased to announce that we will...

12 Burning Questions: Will Mike Komisarek Have A Bounce Back Season?

In part three of his 12 burning questions series, Derek Harmsworth looks at whether Mike Komisarek can rebound from a tumultuous first season in...

12 Burning Questions: Will The Leafs Get Healthy, Consistent Goaltending?

In part two of his 12 burning questions series, Derek Harmsworth looks at the Leafs goaltending of the past, and whether this year's tandem...

12 Burning Questions: Will Phaneuf Reignite His Flame?

In part one of his 12 burning questions series, Derek Harmsworth takes a look at whether the Maple Leafs new captain can return to...

Burke Opens Up To Media, Fans Following Post Kaberle

Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke, ridiculed in some circles, heralded in others, after the way the Tomas Kaberle deal went down, has not been...

Jerry D’Amigo Set To Sign With The Maple Leafs

According to numerous sources, including the Canadian Press, the Toronto Maple Leafs and prospect Jerry D'Amigo are expected to finalize a three year entry...

Leafs, Sweatt Remain Apart On New Deal

Just a month ago, the Chicago Blackhawks were the envy of the National Hockey League.  Having finished off the Philadelphia Flyers in six games...

Maple Leafs Sign Brett Lebda

According to the Toronto Maple Leafs official Twitter feed, the club announced today the signing of free agent defenseman Brett Lebda to a two-year...

102 Hours Worth Of Free Agency Thoughts

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...

McKegg ready to make most of chance with Leafs

For Greg McKegg, nothing has necessarily come easy in his hockey career.  A slow start to his rookie campaign in Erie, followed by a...

Watters’ Sensationalism Proves Some Want Kessel To Fail

It's been a hot topic, and a touchy one at that for the better part of almost a year, since the day the trade...

The Latest On Kaberle: The More Things Change…

It's around 2PM eastern time, meaning National Hockey League GM's are likely getting ready to juggle their BlackBerry's while getting set to sit down...

The Latest on the Kaberle Sweepstakes

Welcome to Maple Leafs Hot Stove's official coverage of the 2010 NHL Entry draft.  Everyone here at the site will be working hard, monitoring...

Leafs Fans Robbed Of Memorable ’93 Reunion

Now, I for one dislike the "coulda, woulda, shoulda" debate when it comes to the National Hockey League Hockey Hall Of Fame.  After all,...

Maple Leafs Order Of Selection for 2010 Entry Draft

The NHL announced this morning the full order of selections for the 201o NHL Entry Draft.  While it is widely known that the Toronto...

Flyin’ Ryan Too Costly For Toronto?

In 2005, the NHL was returning to work after a year long lockout, a bitter battle between players and owners over cost certainty.  The...

My New Favourite Player And Why The NHL Never Stops Amazing Me

It was something that was unbelievable, but at the same time, somewhat not surprising, given the type of people they are.As many of you...

A Closer Look At The Marlies “Big Four”

Yesterday was a big day in Leafs Nation.  And I think I speak for all fans when I say it's about time.  While two...

Leafs return to London, Ontario to battle Conference Champion Flyers

Just announced earlier this week, it looks like the Leafs will return to my neck of the woods.  Tickets for the event go on...

Maple Leafs Entry Draft In Review: 2005

The year was 2005.  George W. Bush was still in office (yes, somehow Americans voted for him, twice), Hurricane Katrina was doing catastrophic damage...