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Maple Leafs sign Stephane Robidas to 3-year, $9-million deal

The Maple Leafs have dipped into the free agent pool to sign defenceman Stephane Robidas to a three-year, $9 million contract. Dave Nonis has added a right-handed top-4 option here in the tough-as-nails veteran. Certainly...

Kessel Trade: A Perfect Full Circle

Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager, Brian Burke should have uttered one phrase to explain the situation, one simple little phrase to envelope the reasoning for the Phil Kessel trade;“Our picks in our vision of...

Free Agent Frenzy is Here!

Flyers officially kick off July 1st festivities by acquiring Andrej Mezaros from the Lightning in exchange for a 2nd round pick. Rumors of Boston centre Marc Savard potentially heading out west to Calgary as...

2010 Free Agent Watch: Frolov to Hit the Market?

According to LA Kings beat writer Rich Hammond, it appears as if Kings winger Alexander Frolov is set to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1st. Citing an interview with Kings' GM Dean...

Bits & Pieces – May 9th

Note: With the playoffs being the focus of the hockey world right now, there isn't a whole lot of big stories breaking in Leafland these days. As such, I'll be helping out Alec with...

The Other Free Agent Market

During his first full year at the helm in Toronto, you could make the case that Brian Burke was the league's most active general manager. There was the Kessel summer blockbuster with Boston and...

Burke on new acquistions

Prospect defenceman Keith Aulie:"Aulie is a 6'6 defenceman playing for Abbotsford of the AHL. Our plans for Keith are for him to stay at the AHL level for the present, so he will report...

Speculation Running Amok

It's been widely reported the past few days that Leafs' GM Brian Burke is working on at least two trades in an effort to provide a much-needed shakeup to the team.Sifting through the vast...

Leafs Lineup vs. Penguins

The following are the Leafs lines for tonight's game. Ron Wilson has shuffled the lines quite a bit and has looked to find some chemistry for a shooter to play with John Mitchell. He's...

Thoughts from the Rookie Tournament, Game 3

Wednesday night's tilt between the Maple Leafs and Penguins was by far the sloppiest game the Leafs have played thus far, with a 4-1 Pittsburgh victory the end result.Simply put, the players looked as...

The One(s) That Got Away

Five trades that almost happened.  Count 'em, five separate deals.   So close, yet so far away.A very good source has it that Brian Burke saw five separate draft day deals fall apart in...

Draft Candidates: Dmitry Kulikov

Player Profile Position: D Shoots: Left Height: 6'1 Weight: 183 lbs Birthdate: 1990-10-29Background & Player Description: "In only his first year with Drummondville, Kulikov led all defensemen with 62 points (12-50-62) in 57 games and was named the 2008-09 Defensive...

Getting To Know You: Jimmy Hayes

JIMMY HAYES (# 10) – RWPlayer FactsBirthdate: November 21, 1989 Stargazing: Scorpio Hometown: Dorchester, MassachusettsSize: 6-5, 210 lbs (team listing) Shoots: RightAcquired: Drafted by Toronto in 2008 (2nd round,  60th overall) Cap hit: N/A (unsigned) Signed through: N/A (unsigned) ...

Post-Game: Leafs/Devils – Overtime Overload

On a night where the real buzz was focused on mounting trade talk, the Leafs tied a NHL record for consecutive overtime games.  Vesa Toskala played an exceptional game in net, and the Leafs...