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Leafs Lineup for Tonight

I'll be liveblogging the Leafs and Caps tonight on theScore for those who will not be able to catch the game. There are a few changes to the Leafs lineup tonight as Mayers and...

Leafs Season Opener

It's official. Kessel is now listed on LTIR and Nik Kulemin has been called up. I'll be liveblogging the Leafs season-opener tonight on thescore.com. The following are the projected lineups, as per Sportsnet, for...

Stalberg Lands Top Line Role

According to TSN, Stalberg has made the team and even found himself on the top line. Talk about getting the opportunity to showcase your talent. He'll start Thursday's opener against Montreal on a line...

Fleury Retires as a Flame

After being released by the team late last week, Theoren Fleury has officially retired from hockey and he did so on his own terms. "I could not sign with another team," he said. "I...

Why Toskala Should Stay

In the wake of Toskala's current streak of allowing 10 (scratch that, 11) goals in 6 periods over the course of three nights, here are the following reasons why Toskala should stay.....The End.Time to...

Leafs/Sabres Lineups

The following are the team lineups as per MapleLeafs.com. It does feature the kid line of Bozak, Stalberg and Hanson, but they are separated. Curious if that will remain the same for tonight's affair...

The Expendables

After watching the first four pre-season games, I've noticed a few players stand out while others have sunk into a state of mediocre play. This is my brief evaluation of the players we no...

Leafs Lineup Pre-Season Game #1

Per the Globe and Mail: "The lineup for the Leafs’ first preseason game against the Boston Bruins at the Air Canada Centre on Wednesday will contain plenty of youngsters like Nazem Kadri, Tyler Bozak,...

Looking Back at Luke Schenn

Now that we're nearing the start of the season, Luke Schenn is entering sophomore jinx season. Many players have fallen into this category, but based on the level of talent he was matched up...

Choose Your Own Adventure: Maple Leafs 09/10 Season

PART 1 – GETTING THE JOB DONEPAGE 1 It is the middle of training camp and the team on the ice has not been looking so decent. Brian Burke has been asked to choose...

Kaberle Staying / A Legend Forever

Today was the deadline for Tomas Kaberle's NTC lift, and he is still a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs. While some fans were demanding for an immediate rebuild with some youth in return...

Hawks in Trouble… Again

This article is cross-posted from my site: www.checkingfrombehind.com. I thought I'd share it with you to explain the circumstances on why the NHL feels it is not a "legal" contract.Almost a month after the...

Intriguing Rumor

Now that we're in the TRUE off-season (in which nothing usually happens until September) I came across a little rumor not started by Eklund that raised an eyebrow, so I decided to pass it...

Morrison Looking to Capitalize on Opportunity

It wasn't long ago when Todd Bertuzzi, Markus Naslund, and Brendan Morrison were the talk of the league. They were arguably the best line in hockey during the 2002-03 season as the trio not...

Admire the Kids – Part 1

This is part 1 of a collection of youtube videos that I believe greatly exposes the true talent in the Leafs new system. Each is an individual of a new player coming up in...

Heatley to EDM? NO! Kaberle Interest Rises

It is being reported by TSN that Dany Heatley has refused to waive his NTC in a deal to the Edmonton Oilers for the speculated return of Andrew Cogliano, Ladislav Smid, and Dustin Penner....

Gomez A Hab, Sedins Signed?

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired center Scott Gomez, Tom Pyatt, and Mike Busto from the New York Rangers in exchange for Chris Higgins, Doug Janik, Ryan McDonagh and Pavel Valentenko.Also, reports out of Sweden...

A Collection of League-Wide Rumors

(Cross-posted at Checking From Behind) 4:20 PMFan 590 suggests the Dallas Stars have offered the #8 selection and Ondrej Roman or Perttu Lindgren for Tomas Kaberle.3:00 PMThanks to Andrew Stoeten for finding this tidbit: "Columbus is...

Hometown Hero – Kurtis McLean

I had the opportunity to catch Kurtis McLean at Hockey Heritage North in Kirkland Lake, Ontario and ask him a few questions about his career and his future in the NHL. The 28 year...

Cash or Pass – The Grabovski Chronicles

With just over a week to go until free agency, a certain Maple Leaf RFA by the name of Mikhail Grabovski is drawing some interesting attention from the management. The 25 year old who...