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What do the Toronto Marlies’ successes mean for the Maple Leafs?

Former Bruins GM Harry Sinden had a great quote on being a GM in the book Behind the Moves:“I think the bottom line is pretty simple: who can play and who can’t play. That’s...

Off-Season Roster Breakdown

Let's take a break from the rumour mill, and have a look at where the Toronto Maple Leafs roster currently stands.With the draft a little over a month away, and free agency beginning shortly...

Support the Kids!

Even though the Maple Leafs season is officially over, it doesn't mean that there's no playoff hockey here in Toronto. The Marlies just started their Round 1 series of the AHL playoffs last night...

Marlies Clear Day Roster; Odds N’ Ends

The American Hockey League has released the 2008-09 Clear Day Period lists for each of its 29 member clubs.Each Clear Day roster consists of a maximum of 22 players. According to AHL by-laws, only those...

Random Thoughts: Minor Marlie Moves

With all the focus on the trade deadline the past few weeks, some minor moves by the Toronto Maple Leafs organization -- namely with the AHL Marlies -- have gone relatively unnoticed.Mark Bell is...

Maple Leafs Odds and Ends

A few notes on the Leafs recent demotions, Wednesday’s roster tidbits and a quick review of Monday night’s affair with the Blues. - The Maple Leafs have shrunk their roster slightly by demoting Bates...