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’09-10 Player Reviews: Carl Gunnarsson

We’ve partnered up with Pension Plan Puppets to bring to you a Player Review series, where we will be evaluating and grading the 2009-10 season for every Leaf who featured in a significant number...

Phaneuf Named 18th Captain in Leafs History

At an afternoon press conference at Real Sports Bar & Grill, the Toronto Maple Leafs made official the worst kept secret in the NHL by naming Dion Phaneuf the 18th captain in the club's...

ESPN: No Kovalchuk for Leafs

According to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN.com, the Toronto Maple Leafs will not be pursuing soon-to-be unrestricted free agent sniper Iyla Kovalchuk. LeBrun cites a quote from Leaf GM Brian Burke stating that the club...

’09-10 Player Reviews: Jonas Gustavsson

We’ve partnered up with Pension Plan Puppets to bring to you a Player Review series, where we will be evaluating and grading the 2009-10 season for every Leaf who featured in a significant number...

’09-10 Player Reviews: Mikhail Grabovski

We’ve partnered up with Pension Plan Puppets to bring to you a Player Review series, where we will be evaluating and grading the 2009-10 season for every Leaf who featured in...

’09-10 Player Reviews: JS Giguere

We’ve partnered up with Pension Plan Puppets to bring to you a Player Review series, where we will be evaluating and grading the 2009-10 season for every Leaf who featured in a significant number...

‘09-10 Player Reviews: Garnet Exelby

We’ve partnered up with Pension Plan Puppets to bring to you a Player Review series, where we will be evaluating and grading the 2009-10 season for every Leaf who featured in a significant number...

’09-10 Player Reviews: Jeff Finger

We’ve partnered up with Pension Plan Puppets to bring to you a Player Review series, where we will be evaluating and grading the 2009-10 season for every Leaf who featured in a significant number...

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 entry draft in June of 2005 was really the beginning...

’09-10 Player Reviews: Luca Caputi

We’ve partnered up with Pension Plan Puppets to bring to you a Player Review series, where we will be evaluating and grading the 2009-10 season for every Leaf who featured in...

Bits & Pieces: Champagne, Kulemin, Kaberle, Phaneuf

Though the news in Leaf Nation has been relatively quiet of late, there have been a few intriguing storylines making the rounds. Joel Champagne will re-enter the draft, Nik Kulemin and the Maple Leafs...

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 teams are currently battling for the opportunity to lift Lord...

Kaberle and Columbus’ 4th Overall Pick

It seems the "Kaberle to Columbus for the 4th overall pick" speculation is picking up some steam. Aaron Portzline, the Blue Jackets beat writer for the Columbus Dispatch  had this to say in his...

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 to New Orleans, and the vatican was naming a new...

Leafs Make Another Addition To Front Office

In what could yet again prove to be a shrewd, prudent move, Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke has once again added another name to his front office staff.Burke and the Maple Leafs announced today...

Wallin Leaves the Leafs

In a move that should surprise nobody, a Swedish hockey site has indicated that Rickard Wallin will not be with Toronto next year.  Wallin, who would have been a UFA for the Leafs, signed...

Maple Leafs Interested in Mark Pysyk?

There has been much speculation that GM Brian Burke is working to acquire a 1st round pick in the upcoming NHL Entry Draft and now it's time to add some more fuel to the...

Brotherly Love in the Second Round

For as long as I have been reading the comments section of this site, I’ve been overwhelmed by the sheer volume of posts that discuss the Leafs need to obtain a 2nd round pick...

Prospect Season in Review: Ryan, Reimer, Champagne

After stockpiling up on picks during the past couple drafts as well as cornering the European and college free agent markets, the Maple Leafs' farm system is beginning to reap the rewards of unprecedented...