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Player Review: Leafs 4-0 Flyers

The baby Leafs cruised past a Philadelphia Flyers B team playing an increasingly dirty game Thursday evening. The first victory in a, so-far, entertaining pre-season; the Leafs acquitted themselves well with a lineup that...

Toughness Not Always Measured by Stats

I read an article in the Toronto Star the other day, in which Damien Cox suggests that the Maple Leafs weren't as soft of a club as many believe last season, due mostly to...

Training Camp Day2: Kadri Doesn’t Get an Audition

Leafs coach, Ron Wilson made it clear, Nazem Kadri will not be getting a nine-game audition this season, just to be sent down to the OHL London Knights. Answering questions in the media...

Day 1 Training Camp Notes

The Maple Leafs began on-ice workouts today at their new practice facility, the Mastercard Centre for Hockey Excellence.I’ve been given credentials and was on site for the first day and will be attending all...

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...

Pics and Pieces from Lakeshore

Earlier today I was able to catch up with the Leafs at their new practise facility, a day before training camps officially open. I had just arrived and pulled into a parking spot and...

Toronto Maple Leafs: The Movie

Leafs-related news has slowed to a crawl during the final weeks of the offseason, and this year's summer movie scene has been rather unspectacular.   I propose a cure for both maladies:  a hockey...

Fan Post: How will the Buds Fare in ’09-10?

Author: B LeafLast season, the Leafs were 10th in scoring (244) and 9th in shots on goal (2,603). There is no major reason why that number should drop other than the loss of Antropov....

2009 Offseason Transaction Report

To date, it has been a rather busy offseason for the Toronto Maple Leafs, with a number of free agent signings, roster re-signings, a few trades and even some coaching changes.The following is a...

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...

Getting “O” from the “D”

The Maple Leafs finished as the league's worst defensive team last season, giving up an astounding 286 goals, which works out to about 3.5 goals against a game. As such, much of the team's...

Leafs acquire Wayne Primeau

After a short hiatus, Brian Burke has gotten right back on the horse. RDS and TSN are reporting that the Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired checking forward Wayne Primeau and a 2nd round pick...

Thursday Morning Bits

An article in the London Free Press explains that the reasons for the earlier 7pm ET start times for home games this season: to cater to a younger audience and to allow for more...

Friday Afternoon Odds and Ends

Not a whole lot of news coming out of the NHL ranks these last few days, as the few free agents still available are playing the waiting game (kind of surprising to note that...

Sticking to the Plan

A month into the offseason, one thing can be said for sure about the steps the Toronto Maple Leafs have taken toward rebuilding the team:  credit Brian Burke with having a plan, and sticking...

Leafs sign Ducks’ Beauchemin

Sportsnet is reporting that the Maple Leafs have agreed to terms with free agent defenseman Francois Beauchemin on a 3 year contract, worth $11.5 million. The Beauchemin-Burke reunion has long been rumored by various...

Before You Build The House …

... you've got to lay the foundation.The house is the main attraction; it catches the eye and makes people want to stop and look.  But it is the foundation that holds it together at...

Leafs Ink Komisarek

As reported, Leafs deal Kubina and then turn and sign Mike Komisarek. $4.5 per for 5 years (pretty damn good value).Burke's defensive corps is starting to take its shape... Leafs getting increasingly badass.Update: Komisarek...

UPDATE: Kubina – Thrashers Finally Done

Official Deal: Kubina + Tim Stapleton for Garnet Exelby + Colin Stuart.Turns out it's Garnet Exelby + a few other parts coming back. Looks to be a salary cap clearance more than anything for...

UPDATE: Kubina Out, Komi In?

Kubina deal not done yet despite The Star's report of a done deal. A source suggests that Komisarek will become a Leaf if Kubina goes.Stay tuned to the Cover-it-live for up-to-the-minute updates.

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