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Saturday Mashup: Rangers still alive, Leaf fans cheer on Bolts to eliminate Habs in...

No much news for fans of the Maple Leafs the past few days.Go Lightning, Go.Former Toronto Maple Leafs player Andre Deveaux says stick-swinging incident was an act of self-defence after he suffered concussion - National Post Morgan...
Phil Kessel Penguins

Friday Mashup: Back to Back On Tap

Pittsburgh tonight followed by Buffalo tomorrow. Better to be playing the Sabres when tired than the Penguins, at least. Friday Links:Paul Hendrick: Peter Horachek interview -- talks backside pressure, neutral zone coverage (Leafs TV) Jonas Siegel:...

Thursday Morning Leafs Roundtable: Leafs Pick Up Crucial Point, Playoff Talk

In case you missed it, here's mORRganRielly's excellent Game in 22.What a heart-breaker that was.After some excellent chances from the top-line and Kadri, and the amazing stops from Reimer, the Leafs' shootout woes continued as...
Corey Perry

The Advent of Silly Season

With just over three weeks to go until the trade deadline, I feel as if I can get away with a rosterbation post without too much scrutiny. I’ll do my best to not go...

Kessel Trade: A Perfect Full Circle

Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager, Brian Burke should have uttered one phrase to explain the situation, one simple little phrase to envelope the reasoning for the Phil Kessel trade;“Our picks in our vision of...

Congratulations to Down Goes Brown

Sean Mcindoe, better known as the unmistakeably hilarious voice of Down Goes Brown, has joined forces with the evil Empire that is the Toronto mainstream media. He will be appearing in the National Post...

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...

Sorting Through The Trade Talk

There's already some discussion going on in the threads, but let's get all of that latest news out on the table:- TSN's Darren Dreger recently tossed out his list of top 10 candidates to...

Daily Linkup – Tuesday

Today's midweek rumblings include the implications of the Joey Macdonald signing, Zherdev bolts for the KHL, a preview of the Coyotes afternoon hearing, a possible Senators throwback jersey, a whole lot of nothing on...

Daily Linkup – Thursday

Hitting the links bright and early on a Thursday morning: Jim Balsillie and the city of Hamilton get new life, Kadri's WJC tryout experience, an update on the Justin Pogge situation, Leafs sign a...

Friday Morning Fun

A quick look at the Todd Bertuzzi to Toronto scenario, the NHL's investigation into Chicago's Marian Hossa contract (boy have they had a tough offseason), more on the Phil Kessel contract status, and a...

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...

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...

Getting To Know You: Justin Pogge

JUSTIN POGGE (# 29) – GPlayer FactsBirthdate: April 22, 1986 Stargazing: Taurus Hometown: Fort McMurray, AlbertaSize: 6-3, 204 lbs (team listing) Catches: LeftAcquired: Drafted by Toronto in 2004 (3rd round, 90th overall) Cap hit: N/A (plays in AHL);...

Getting To Know You: Tim Stapleton

TIM STAPLETON (# 42) – C / RW Player Facts:Birthdate: July 9, 1982 Stargazing: Cancer Hometown: La Grange, IllinoisSize: 5'9, 182 lbs (team listing) Shoots: RightAcquired: Signed as free agent (June 6, 2008) Cap hit: N/A (plays in...