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Development Isn’t a Life Sentence

On Monday, Nazem Kadri, 7th overall selection in the 2009 draft, was assigned to the Toronto Marlies. The player in whom a whole city had welcomed, became enamoured with and inked into their own starting lineup will not appear at ACC at all… at least not yet. It will prove to be a powerful lesson for the 19 year old, if not the whole city of Toronto; the Toronto Maple Leafs are about winning hockey games, not necessarily selling tickets.

Pre-Season Game #8: Maple Leafs at Dead Things

Jeff Finger returns to the line-up tonight in Detroit in what many will suggest is his Maple Leafs swan song/final pit stop en route to the Marlies. Burke is saying the right things about...

Marlies Prospects in 2010-11: Goalies

With the pre-season nearly finished, the Leafs roster is beginning to take shape for 2010-11. Similarly, the Marlies are starting to become more defined as major league cuts are shuffled down to the minor...

Preseason Game #5 – Battle in Buffalo

Coming off a tough shootout loss against the Flyers last night, the Leafs will look to rebound on the road against the Sabres tonight at HSBC Arena. Despite blowing a late third period lead,...

Pre-Season Game #4: Leafs vs. Flyers Rematch

An intriguing top line of Kris Versteeg, Tyler Bozak and Phil Kessel will feature in tonight's rematch with the Flyers following the Leafs' 11-round shootout win over Philadelphia last night at the John Lebatt...

Young Guns II

Alex and I will once again continue the Young Guns prospect draft. We are drafting:6 9 forwards, 4 defensemen, 1 goaltender Total of 22 young players with a birthday year no later than 1986 (24...

Blackhawks-Maple Leafs: Live Game Blog

The following is an up to the minute, live game blog of tonight's rookie tournament game featuring the Chicago Blackhawks and the Toronto Maple Leafs.  Remember to hit refresh to see the absolute latest...

Rookie Tournament Preview: Leafs Announce Full Roster

Finally, the moment a lot of us have been waiting for is upon us.  The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Tuesday afternoon the full roster of players who will represent the blue and white at...

Rookie Tournament Preview: Who To Watch

The Toronto Maple Leafs will host their rookie tournament this year in London, Ontario from September 11th to the 14th, and Maple Leafs Hot Stove will have unprecedented, wall-to-wall coverage of the event.Join us...

The FanPost

Leafs Preseason Synopsis Part 1  - Defense and GoaltendingBy: Michael CuttellWith free agency cooling off and countless free-agent and team roster questions floating around, it’s time for Leafs fans to look at what they...

Contract Details for Scrivens, Rynnas

Administrative note: Can't believe we missed this, but I never activated the registration component of the new MLHS. My sincere apologies to anyone who has attempted to register since the relaunch. You can now...

Burke’s Focus Now Shifts to Tweaking Roster

While the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs are in full swing and continue to provide us with some fantastic moments of triumph, the fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs are now forced to once again...

Leafs sign Jussi Rynnäs

Brian Burke has picked up yet another wallet. According to a Finnish report, the Toronto Maple Leafs have agreed to terms on a two year deal with Finnish free agent goaltender Jussi Rynnäs. Jussi...

Leafs Crack Top 10 in HF’s Organization Rankings

While Hockey's Future has yet to release their top 10 organizational prospect rankings, the highly-respected source for prospect information has released their 11-20 and 21-30 lists. To the pleasant surprise of many, the Leafs...

Leafs Defense: A Season In Review

Lots of reading today: Gus chips in an  analogical look at the NHL playoff series; Alex has your links with a look at potential Leaf Jussi Rynnas.In what was Brian Burke's first summer on...

Hitting the Links

Some reading material for your weekend enjoyment:- The boys over at PPP provide us with a nice piece about European free agent goaltender Jussi Rynnas. The 6'5 22 year old is coming off an...

Statistical Roundup: The Holiday Special

The Holiday break is as good a time as any to take a peek at who the Maple Leafs' leaders are in the major statistical categories, and how they stack up against the league...