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Post-Game: Leafs/Canucks – Sianora Sundin

On a night where we can say the "Sundin Saga" came to its exciting and fitting end, the Leafs played a second straight game where they showed the hard work and energy that was...

Post-Game Leafs/Habs: Belligerent Belorussians

For all the hype surrounding the seemingly inevitable fight between Grabovksi and Kostitsyn, the two Belorussians were not quite at the forefront of a very chippy game between the Leafs and the Canadiens.  The...

Getting To Know You: Phil Oreskovic

PHIL ORESKOVIC (# 4) – D Player Facts Birthdate: January 26, 1987 Stargazing: Aquarius Hometown: North York, Ontario Size: 6-3, 217 lbs (team listing) Shoots: Right Acquired: Drafted by Toronto in 2005 (3rd round, 82nd overall) Cap hit: N/A (plays in AHL);...

Our Kingdom for a Goalie

Through 45 games the abject tandem of Toskala and Joseph has combined for the worst team save percentage in the NHL and by an ever increasing margin. Where .900 is seen as a barometer...

Saturday Morning Scoop

The latest from a source: "The Leafs can’t get Toskala to improve his play and that is a huge problem. The only reason Pogge is not starting with the club is that they are...

Ups and Downs Within The Crease

Someone recently asked me a trivia question that got me thinking. The question was, “How many major individual awards have been won by Maple Leaf players since the last Stanley Cup win in 1967?” My...

Talking Back-Ups

ESPN's Pierre LeBrun is reporting that Brian Burke has been kicking the tires on a more adequate back-up for Vesa Toskala than Leafs' current incumbent, the antiquated Curtis Joseph. What was initially tabbed as...

Reimer Gets 1st AHL Win

The Leafs goaltending issues at the NHL level have opened the door for some of their young goaltending prospects to strut their stuff and show everyone what they can do. With Toskala resting a "sore...

Exhibition 2: Canada Vs. Finland

Canada came through the gate a bit slow and sluggish. They managed to escape the first period tied at 1, but as the game progressed with chances equaling out by the midway point, Canada...

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...

Hiring a Decorator to do a Builder’s Job

That's what I think of when I hear the rumors and buzz going on about Brian Burke potentially being the next Leafs GM. Everyone associates him with the ability to assemble a championship calibre...

Burke Update

From a source: "I'm hearing Leafs will try to sign him immediately upon his release and Burke will be very reasonable in terms of money/term/bonuses to get the job-he really wants it. There is...

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

>>>DISCUSS IT HERE It’s time to take a closer look at the Maple Leafs roster for the upcoming season. As much as some of the younger players have performed well this pre-season, there seems to...

Pre-Game: Leafs and Penguins w/ Mike and Alec

From Micheal Aldred... The Toronto Maple Leafs will be watching Luke Schenn with intensity tonight as the rookie is ready to show the world what he can do against arguably the best in the world...

A Quick Hello

Hey guys, I'd like to start off by thanking Alec Brownscombe for this fantastic opportunity and share my enthusiasm and excitement regarding this great new venture. I hope this is just the beginning of...
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