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Leafs Notebook – February 23rd

The NHL is officially a week away from the NHL trade deadline. Leafs fans in seller mode rejoice. I’ve written before about selling high and selling low, and I thought this would be a good...

What to Expect in 2010-11: Colby Armstrong

Colby Armstrong’s shiny new 3-year, $9,000,000 contract with the Maple Leafs has been the focus of much debate over the past month. Leaving the contract argument aside, it would be prudent to take a...

Q&A with Leafs’ Director of Amateur Scouting Dave Morrison

Thanks a lot to Mr. Morrison for taking the time out of a busy schedule to answer a few questions. Q: You joined the Leafs as an amateur scout in 2004 before being promoted to...

Stating Precedents

Celebrating a decade of squandered potential and faded dreams, the draft of 1999 turned out shallower than an infant’s paddling pool, yet despite being regarded as an acrimonious footnote in league history the draft...

Draft Watch ’09: Part Three – Chatting up the Expert

For much of the year, scouts from NHL clubs and private scouting agencies scour the globe for the next generational talent, the next franchise player, and the next late round steal. On Draft weekend,...

Draft Watch ’09: Part Two – The Fab Five

With just a little over two weeks until the draft, it's time to turn our attention towards some of the favourites to go off the board first. Last year, a small group of about...

McKeen’s Draft Guide Q and A – Patrick King

Scouting service, McKeen's Hockey Prospects released their 2009 Final Rankings, in conjunction with their 2009 Draft Guide which includes exclusive content and scouting reports on the top 90 draft eligible players. Patrick...

A Look Ahead To The Entry Draft

As the 2008-09 season moves into the stretch drive, it is perhaps time for fans of teams most likely not making the playoffs to take a closer peek at the top prospects entering the...

All Eyes on the CHL Top Prospects Game

Thanks to the lack of high end technology (No PVR damnit!) at home, I was faced with a tough decision tonight: CHL Top Prospects Skills Competition or Leafs vs. Preds. Sadly, I chose the...

Exhibition 3: Canada vs. Slovakia

Overview: Canada did all the right things in tonight’s game. They played a great cycling game in the offensive zone and have gotten more creative in their passing plays. They continued their crash-the-net tactics...

Canada’s Final Exhibition and Remember When?

It’s their final exhibition matchup of the pre-tournament and Canada looks to apply the same pressure they’ve produced in their first two meetings. Sunday night’s game against Finland showed that this team can in...

Take the Good with the Bad

As expected, the injured Dana Tyrell has been replaced with the WHL’s Evander Kane, and Team Canada prepares for their second exhibition game tonight against Team Finland. Evander Kane of the Vancouver Giants was a...

Exhibition 1: Canada Vs. Sweden

Team Quinn does exactly what the former NHL head coach always demanded from his team. An all out hard hitting war, and that’s exactly what fans have gotten. Victor Hedman is welcomed to the tournament...

Team Canada announced – Our boy makes it!!

The final roster for Hockey Canada's 2009 World Junior Hockey team was announced early this morning and here were the final 16 cuts: Memorial Cup winning netminder Tyson Sexsmith and Jake Allen; defencemen Travis Hamoic...

ISS 2009 November Rankings

International Scouting Services recently released their November rankings for the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, which can be viewed here: http://www.hockeysfuture.com/articles/10697/iss_top302009_prospects_november/ Some Quick Notes: - Brayden Schenn drops from 6th to 10th (eerily where the Leafs currently...
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