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Mislav Jantoljak

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Hi there, I'm Mislav, a hockey writer from Croatia. My weird hockey journey includes the Maple Leafs Hot Stove, covering the Kontinental Hockey League as a Managing Editor at KHL.hr and doing a piece for the Hockey News that one time. This is me on hockey and stuff in between. Enjoy your stay!

Our Date With Stanley

You often dream about things, things that are so far beyond your reach that you have a problem of thinking about them being more...

Big Fish Still Out There

Two of the biggest names of this year's free agency remain unsigned. Both Zach Parise and Ryan Suter are taking their time to pick...

Leafs Nation’s Collective Free Agency Freakout

A fairly big portion of Leafs Nation is freaking out about Burke doing “nothing” in free agency. First of all, this is an insult...

Leafs sign Jay McClement, re-sign Frattin

The Leafs have signed Jay McClement to a 2-year, $3-million (1.5 mil. per) contract. McClement is a 29-year-old centerman from Kingston, Ontario (that one's...

No Schultz For Leafs

The Justin Schultz saga is finally over. The telephone lines closed and, in what would be best described as a reality show vote off,...

Colby Armstrong bought out by the Leafs

According to various sources including Bob McKenzie of TSN, the Leafs bought out winger Colby Armstrong:McKenzie tweeted: "Colby Armstrong is being bought out by TOR....

Morning Mashup: Jonas and Some Quotes

Easily the most overlooked part of the draft bonanza and the Schenn-JvR deal, Jonas Gustavsson was dealt to the Winnipeg Jets for a conditional...

Leafs trade Luke Schenn for James van Riemsdyk

As Darren Dreger tweeted: "Breaking News!!!! Toronto trades Luke Schenn to Flyers for James Van Riemsdyk. Done deal." In a deal that made...

2012 NHL Entry Draft Open Thread

Hello fellow Leaf fans, welcome to the MLHS 2012 NHL Entry Draft Open Thread. According to Twitter, a lot of GMs are talking to...

Tempering the Hype Machine

The title of this article seems messed up, so let’s just start by explaining it. I’m not actually going to be talking about our...

Season’s Final Thoughts

To this writer, this year’s Stanley Cup Finals were a treat. Not as much of a treat as seeing the Leafs win it of...

Morning Mashup: One Hand on the Cup

Wayne Gretzky, Alyssa Milano, Sidney Crosby (sorry Sid, but Alyssa gets the nod ahead of you), LL Cool J and David Beckham were all...

Mashup: Kings of the Road, Marlies of Ricoh?

Yesterday was a big night for hockey. Unfortunately for Leaf fans, the Marlies lost out a convincing 4-2 decision to the record setting Norfolk...

Relationships Matter

If you watched the Nicklas Lidstrom retirement press conference, which I’m sure some of you did, you undoubtedly saw the passion of Mike Ilitch...

The ‘Just Get In’ Myth and why it doesn’t work for us

There are two distinct stories on the surface of the upcoming Stanley Cup Finals. The Los Angeles Kings play the role of a team...

The Value Behind 35

In this period without any Leafs hockey, Leafs Nation speculates about the draft and summer trades and acquisitions. Once again, yours truly is here...

Mashup: An Interview With Adam Proteau

Writer and columnist Adam Proteau has been with The Hockey News since 1999. He is a frequent contributor to radio -- including his role...

Leo Komarov: A Statement Of Intent?

As Alex Tran discussed a week ago, apparently Leo Komarov is willing to join the Leafs. The feeling is that the 25-year-old Finnish forward...

Managing Heated Summer Expectations

Brian Burke is mad. Make no mistake about it, he’s mad about missing the playoffs. Despite what is written/said down below, Brian Burke is...

Grabovski had “an offer from another club?”

Today, Dmitry Chesnokov tweeted a quote from an interview with Mikhail Grabovski, where our recent signing claims to have been in contact with another...