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Know Your Enemy – Off Season Moves in the Northeast Division

The two greatest military tacticians of the past 5000 years – Sun Tzu and Sgt. Slaughter – both spoke on the value of knowing the strengths and weaknesses of your enemies in the field. ...

Blackhawks with Plenty of History

While many didn't predict the Blackhawks and Flyers to be in the Stanley Cup Finals, there are plenty of historical facts that may prove the hockey Gods have decided this would be the match-up...

Three-Two-One

An example of how the NHL could restructure its currently farcical points allocations.

CFB Playoff Predictions (Eastern)

The Playoffs are about to start and what better time than now for the CFB predictions. We highlight every series with individual writers giving their own opinion on why or how a particular team...

2010 Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions

It's that time of year again.  The most wonderful time of the year.  No, not Christmas, and no, you won't see any of those silly Staples commercials. It's time for the NHL playoffs. The annual spring...

One Final, Significant Game

Why we are morally obliged to throw a spanner into the Canadiens playoff party.

Good News: Big Picture Dept.

I know, I know, when last we met, I promised you that the next installment in these studies in positivity would focus on Nikolai Kulemin. Well, I lied.  Sue me.  Instead of discussing an individual...

GFWE Predictions (Dec. 26th vs. Montreal)

I hope you're all enjoying your holidays.  Let's see if the Leafs can top it off with a win over the Habs.

A Great Day For Hockey!

Happy Boxing Day, hockey fans! It's a great day for hockey here in Leafland.  The World Junior Championship Tournament, featuring the Leafs' highly-touted Nazem Kadri, officially gets underway this afternoon as Canada takes on Latvia....

Leafs/Blue Jackets Preview

The Toronto Maple Leafs continue their 3 game road swing tonight as they visit Columbus to take on Rick Nash and his Blue Jackets. The Leafs will be without both Jonas Gustavsson and Carl...

Leafs/Habs Preview and News

The Toronto Maple Leafs begin a 3 game road trip tonight as they visit the long time rival Montreal Canadiens tonight for an Original Six Battle. This is the third time these two clubs...

Leafs/Blackhawks Preview

This will be the first and only time these two teams will meet this season. Their last tilt took place on November 22, 2008 in Toronto where Chicago won the game 5-4 in overtime....

Leafs and Lightning Gameday

At long last, Phil Kessel will don the blue and white as he takes to the ice against the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight.  He has received final clearance (after undergoing a few tests on...

Leafs Lose Tough One In Dallas

The Maple Leafs deserved better in tonight's 4-3 overtime loss to the Dallas Stars. It was frustrating to see another strong effort come up short. The Leafs really need to start pulling out some...

Leafs Ready for Ducks

The Leafs are set to visit the Anaheim Ducks as they continue to search for their first win of the season, and while one awkward stat is starting to creep up on them, it...

Weekend Bits

Time to shake off the lingering effects of a rough Saturday night, by taking a peek at some of the stories headlining today's Leaf news. A peek at Wilson's coaching cheatsheet, a case for...

Disappointing Start

Despite eight new faces in tonight's season opening lineup against the Montreal Canadiens, many of the recurring themes of futility from last year were evident again in the 4-3 overtime loss. Poor defensive zone...

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...

Kinks in the System: Who Gets the Part

The pre-season Buds may have exuded that truculent belligerence so deeply worn into the modern Toronto fans lexicon, but they rarely looked convincing. Either letting leads slip or being forced to fight back from...

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...
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