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MLHS Exclusive: Nazem Kadri on Offseason & NHL Expectations

Last Wednesday (September 1st), Toronto's MasterCard Centre for Excellence, the Maple Leafs' own practice facility, played host to...

Ponikarovsky Heading to L.A.

A former Leaf is about to sign with Los Angeles, as Alexei Ponikarovsky has agreed to join the Kings (although a deal has not yet been signed).  This ends some speculation that "Poni" would...

News & Notes

- Among the youngsters impressing at the Leafs' prospect camp is 2006 NCAA draftee Tyler Ruegsegger. Tyler is a smart, skilled winger whose size and skating concerns may limit hit ability to become an...

McKegg ready to make most of chance with Leafs

For Greg McKegg, nothing has necessarily come easy in his hockey career.  A slow start to his rookie campaign in Erie, followed by a knee injury which threatened the start of his season this...

Odds & Ends

Good to be back! It's been a little while since I've had the opportunity to post anything.The following are some random thoughts I've had of late, including Luke Schenn's banishment to the press...

Feeling Sluggish? Grab Some Horton’s!

Seven games into the season might still be too early to panic, but it's becoming quite clear that we're inching quickly towards the button. The Sun is reporting that Brian Burke has beeen making...

Where Do You Go From Here?

Five games in, no wins, and few positives within the play to indicate a turnaround is coming soon.Something has to be done to shake up this roster.   Some sort of move needs to be...

The Value of a 1st Round Pick (Or Two)

By now, I'm sure many of you have seen ESPN's report of a significant offer by the Maple Leafs for Phil Kessel: two 1st round picks and a 2nd round pick. The general reflex...

Random Thoughts: Minor Marlie Moves

With all the focus on the trade deadline the past few weeks, some minor moves by the Toronto Maple Leafs organization -- namely with the AHL Marlies -- have gone relatively unnoticed.Mark Bell is...

Fantasy Trade Deadline

Just a quick note as this is a busy time for everyone. I'm inundated with a multitude of fantasy-related issue with the trade deadlines in individual leagues.For those with fantasy teams coming up...

Getting To Know You: Anton Stralman

ANTON STRALMAN (# 36)Player Facts: Birthdate:  August 1st, 1986 (for all you stargazers out there, that makes him a Leo). Hometown:  Tibro, SwedenSize: 6'1, 180 lbs Shoots: RightDrafted: 7th round, 216th overall (2005) Cap hit: $731,667 Signed through: 2009-10 season FA...

Schenn to Stay!

Sorry folks, been really busy over the past week or so. Let's talk some breaking news:"The Maple Leafs will announce as early as this afternoon that rookie defenceman Luke Schenn will be staying in...