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Third Time’s Not the Charm

The Maple Leafs are creative. You have to hand it to them for finding new ways to lose games all the time. In the home opener against Montreal, it was sloppy turnovers and poor...

Monster Getting Ready For The Midway?

Given the early-season struggles of incumbent starting netminder Vesa Toskala, speculation is mounting that Jonas Gustavsson could receive his first NHL start as early as Tuesday night when the Leafs face their Ontario rivals,...

Training Camp Day3: Monster Scares Leafs Nation

The big news of the day, which turns out to be nothing, really, was the absence of Jonas Gustavsson from practice. Ron Wilson addressed the situation, talked about the goaltending situation, Matt Stajan...

Day 1 Training Camp Notes

The Maple Leafs began on-ice workouts today at their new practice facility, the Mastercard Centre for Hockey Excellence.I’ve been given credentials and was on site for the first day and will be attending all...

Fan Post: How will the Buds Fare in ’09-10?

Author: B LeafLast season, the Leafs were 10th in scoring (244) and 9th in shots on goal (2,603). There is no major reason why that number should drop other than the loss of Antropov....

Prospect Camp: News & Views

Last week, the Toronto Maple Leafs held their prospect development camp to gauge the progress and future outlook of both prospects within the organization, and unsigned players on the team's radar.The camp, which ran...

Before You Build The House …

... you've got to lay the foundation.The house is the main attraction; it catches the eye and makes people want to stop and look.  But it is the foundation that holds it together at...

Draft Speculation: Goaltenders

Even in the days of modern technology, many still profess that meteorology is an inexact science more guess work than theory. The very same can be said when scouting goaltenders. For every Mark-Andre Fleury...

Allaire Positive for Pogge, Toskala and Monster

Newest goaltending consultant to the Leafs, Francois Allaire, father of the modern butterfly with exceptional credentials including working with Patrick Roy, Brian Hayward, as well as the guy who morphed Guy Hebert into an...

Price, Pogge Problems Plaguing Puckstopper Toskala

Almost had the title but Vesa ruined it. Let me preface this blog by saying goaltending talent and progression isn’t my scouting forte, but I’ve talked with other scouts and former goaltenders in an effort...

Newswire: time to put one rumour to bed, maybe start another?

This just in: we can officially put any and all Pascal Leclaire-to-Toronto trade rumours to rest.Courtesy cbssports.com:"Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Pascal Leclaire will undergo ankle surgery Friday that will likely sideline him through the...

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...

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...