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Morning Mashup: The Kids Are All…Still Playing

Which is to say, the Marlies are winning. Lots. And that's awesome. Because if they weren't, and this playoff run had ended weeks ago,...

Morning Mashup: Dudley (Does Not) Do Little

Apologies up front. The squishy memory bank/pun-generator between my ears thought I was referencing this guy with the mashup's headline when I'm actually, apparently,...
RealSports view from "what looks like VIP from downstairs", but is actually "just more tables."

Confidential: Inside the Leafs’ Playoff Potluck Party

Don’t think for a second that just because the Leafs aren’t in the playoffs, they aren’t paying attention to the matchups. Many indicated during...

Mashup: Luongo vs. LuongNo, Day…What? 3?

It's a slow NHL news Wednesday when we dedicate a second consecutive mashup to discussing the Canucks' star for sale franchise goaltender available goaltender.You...

Game in 10: Game 80, Sabres (6) vs. Leafs (5) [OT]

Boxscore | Ice Time | Recap With tonight's loss, the Leafs are 34-36-10. Writing a Game in 10 at this point - and after a...

Confidential: HBO’s Leafs-Wings 24/7 Spoilers

A disappointing reality of which most viewers aren’t aware, modern “reality” television is – in fact – fairly scripted. “Soft scripting” is the technique...

The Hyperbolic Chamber!

February’s losses devastated the 2011-12 Toronto Maple Leafs! The NHL’s most arrogant coach ever couldn’t save the flailing squadron from amateur mistakes – and...

Confidential: Rejected @LeafsBB20 Twitter Responses

A few months ago, Brian Burke joined Twitter. He caved to fan and peer pressure, selected a username that will become instantly obsolete if...

Memories of Mats Sundin: April 13, ’01 – The Shot Heard ‘Round the Rink

You could see it, feel it – even hear it. It was the complete overtime game-winning-goal experience, and in the playoffs, no less. Their...

GDT: Capitals at Leafs (7 p.m., Sportsnet)

It's a Friday night, and the Leafs are playing! Capital!I'm not actually sure which usage ("capital" or "capitol") is correct there. Is anyone? People...

Confidential: “Burke’s becoming an embarrassment” – Internal Markup Draft

Or, "How I learned to stop worrying and love MLHS titles that are way too long."Every so often, an opinion thoroughly disguised as a...

Morning Mashup: Offensive Behaviour

The Toronto Maple Leafs currently sit with an NHL-fifth-best average of 3.09 goals scored per game. Yes, fifth. The same Toronto Maple Leafs who...

Talking Wounded: The Leafs’ Current Injury Situation

The Toronto Maple Leafs enjoyed a relatively injury-free training camp heading into the 2010-2011 season. Apparently, karma’s been waiting twelve months to deliver a...

Confidential: Inside a Don Meehan Negotiation

UPDATE (11:32pm) - Of course, 11 hours after I posted this, Drew Doughty has signed in LA. Early indications put the deal at 8...

Confidential: Brian Burke’s Summer Vacation Checklist

Anyone with eyes, or access to a radio station, has a fairly good idea by now that Brian Burke’s a busy man. Between lending...

Rumours: Where do Maybes Come From?

With the explosion of social media and online quasi-reporting, inventing chasing down NHL rumours has evolved into a full time job. Even more difficult...

A Gentleman’s Guide to a Proper Riot

Probability dictates that, barring a planetary or economic catastrophe of crippling scale, the Toronto Maple Leafs will win another Stanley Cup. At worst, they’ll...

Confidential – Kerry Fraser’s Response: TSN Markup Draft

Please welcome Matt Mistele of Toronto Truculent to the MLHS Blogging team. A really funny guy with sublime writing talent and hockey knowledge, we're...
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