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Sounds from the Rink

While many of us were toiling away on "live online blogs" to get our hockey fix, a few MLHS writers were fortunate enough to make the trip down to see Game 2 of the...

Thoughts from the Rookie Tournament, Game 1

I won't go into a lot of detail about the game itself, as Alec covered that quite well.The news, for the most part, was good.   Many of the Leafs' prospects were impressive in their...

Trade Alert: Justin Pogge to the Ducks

Via Darren Dreger of TSN, goaltender Justin Pogge has been traded to the Anaheim Ducks. The deal is expected to be completed on Monday, with Toronto receiving a conditional late round pick that can...

Wednesday Morning Quick Hits – Marlies signings and more

Brian Burke has been keeping himself relatively busy since returning from his fishing trip.  While they have been all minor league signings, he has locked up three Marlies, securing depth for both our farm...

Let’s Meet “Naz”

A small late afternoon treat for the readers of MLHS.This is a terrific compilation of various OHL highlights by Nazem Kadri, Toronto's seventh overall selection in this year's NHL Entry Draft. Props to maker...

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...

Draft Watch ’09: Part Four – Beyond the First Round

The ability to select future stars or even useful role players in the mid-late rounds is what separates the pretenders from the contenders. The class of the NHL when it comes to late round...

Pre-Draft Rumours Heating Up

The latest from a trusted source:"Burke may have been playing possum in order to move up to get Duchene when he was saying he wanted Tavares but no one is indulging him....Rumor is that...

Marlies on the Ball; Gilbert Not Renewed

While the Leafs made the decision not to renew Marlies coach Greg Gilbert, some of the players are truly on the ball.Some Marlies have traded their skates for runners, augmenting any off season training...

Dale and Dido – Budding Buds

Two contrasts in Leafs prospects from the Memorial Cup with Chris Didomenico breaking his left femur, and the continued development of Dale Mitchell.It's truly amazing that aside from a six-game stretch in February 2008,...

Didomenico Out 4-6 Months With Leg Injury

Maple Leaf forward prospect Christopher Didomenico from the Drummondville Voltigueurs of the QMJHL suffered a broken thigh bone in his left leg and is expected to be out at least 4-6 months after crashing...

Support the Kids!

Even though the Maple Leafs season is officially over, it doesn't mean that there's no playoff hockey here in Toronto. The Marlies just started their Round 1 series of the AHL playoffs last night...

Leafs sign prospect Robert Slaney of the QMJHL

A quick update containing some news that surfaced last night... the Maple Leafs have inked 20-year-old left-winger Robert Slaney of the QMJHL's Cape Breton Screaming Eagles to a three-year, entry-level contract, according to the...

Minute with Murrey – Fighting in Hockey

This is the second installment from Rigadori Filmworks on "Minute with Murrey". In this episode, Murrey discusses the recent polls conducted on fighting in hockey and challenges the theories of Pierre McWire in how...

Report: Gustavsson Likely to Sign in Toronto

According to Swedish sports newspaper Aftonbladet, the Maple Leafs are frontrunners for the services of Farjestads goaltender Jonas Gustavsson as the 24-year-old sets his sights on crossing the pond for the '09/'10 season.In 42...

The ‘Getting to Know You’ Series

Garrett Bauman has wrapped up his "Getting to Know You" series for the '08/'09 season. For those who may have missed a post or are interested in re-reading some of these insightful pieces, here's...

Post-Game: Leafs/Flyers – Ghastly Goaltending

13 goals, 3 tenders, countless defensive errors and ugly goals.  You almost felt sorry for Curtis Joseph after Jeff Carter cruised in for an easy breakaway goal and the camera panned to a thoroughly...

Can’t Beat Cujo!

Remember the way back in the day when the "Can't Beat Cujo" signs filled the ACC on those passionate, rambunctious (always wanted to use this word) Saturday nights? Well tonight, we got a brief...

Ray Emery a Victim of the Cap… Again.

Haha maybe Ray Emery has a personal vendetta against caps (baseball and salary), who knows. Seriously, this guy has a Owens-esque ability to attract negative media attention. Will he ever get it?After being pulled...

Post-Game: Fugly

So much for easing Justin Pogge into his second start against the low-scoring Minnesota Wild. With that degree of spotty defensive coverage, even the lowest of low-scoring teams would've lit up the Leafs for...