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Assorted Thoughts and Numbers

Ho hum, a Saturday night without hockey in Toronto. Here are some interesting/random thoughts to consider:- Now with 8 goals on the season, Phil Kessel has more goals in his 12 games than the...

Leafs/Lightning Pre-Game

As the Leafs prepare for the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight, it occurs to many fans that while the Leafs are looking strong as of late, the fate of their playoffs hopes certainly lives and...

Leafs/Hurricanes Preview

Warning: The following could make your eyes fall out, your ears explode, and cost you years of therapy. How’s that an introduction for you?To say the least, battle of the basement. To say the...

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/Hurricanes Preview

The Toronto Maple Leafs are back on the road tonight with a matchup against fellow Eastern bottomer Carolina Hurricanes. It will be a weekend of back to back games for the Leafs as they...

Down on the Farm

The big club's off until a Friday night date with the struggling Hurricanes, so let's take this opportunity to review the progress of several Maple Leafs' prospects across various levels and highlight upon the...

Leafs and Avalanche Preview

Bad goaltending is now blamed on an injury. The Leafs have called up rookie James Riemer who will be sitting on the bench tonight as Joey MacDonald gets the nod. Vesa Toskala has apparently...

Weekend Starters

A variety of discussion points to kick off the weekend including the imminent departure of Justin Pogge and the Marlies goaltending situation going into next season. Is it finally James Reimer's time to shine?...

Stating Precedents

Celebrating a decade of squandered potential and faded dreams, the draft of 1999 turned out shallower than an infant’s paddling pool, yet despite being regarded as an acrimonious footnote in league history the draft...

Mock-Up: Projecting The Top 10

This time of year pretty much everyone is doing a mock draft of some sort.  So, with one week to go until the Entry Draft, I figure it's time I chip in with my...

Eastern Conference Playoff Preview

While the majority of Leafs fans wrote the team off in the summer, it wasn’t until the New Year that the teams first true season of rebuilding began the inevitable grind into early year...

NHL Playoffs: First Round Predictions

For a full team-by-team breakdown of all playoffs clubs, sure bets and sleeper picks for your playoff pools, visit the McKeen's Playoff Preview where the factors below have been outlined and pointed out in...

What Would YOU Do… on July 1st!

So you're Brian Burke and it's July 1st.Who do you go after? And what is the contract you offer?So like always in this corner, this is all hypothetical. Below is a list of Unrestricted...

Points System: Revealing Results

With Files from Gil BrownThe current point system is most equitable for playoff races in January and individual franchise marketing, beginning as early as midseason.Part of the logic behind Detroit Red Wing's GM Ken...

Race for Tyler Bozak in the Final Stretch

The Tyler Bozak "Sweepstakes" are nearly coming to an end and according to Bob Mckenzie, the talented young forward from the University of Denver may make his decision as early as today after much...

A Look at the Future between the Pipes

As the goals against continue to pile up, so do the questions regarding the Toronto Maple Leafs' future between the pipes. Last night's 7-5 drubbing at the hands of the Boston Bruins officially moved...

Can’t Beat Cujo!

Remember the way back in the day when the "Can't Beat Cujo" signs filled the ACC on those passionate, rambunctious (always wanted to use this word) Saturday nights? Well tonight, we got a brief...

Why Uneven is Right.

I feel that the NHL has paradoxically lost a lot of it's appeal to the casual hockey observer by ushering in a salary cap and establishing the presence of relative parity. The prospect of...

Post-Game: Leafs and Avalanche (The Slump Slasher)

It was a game that was circled with a red marker on the calendar, for the Maple Leafs. They would travel to Denver to meet the Avalanche, but this visit had a different feel...

Pogge Gets the Nod, Van Ryn Returns

Tonight, the Leafs will play the Minnesota Wild. Justin Pogge will be joining the Leafs for the affair and will get his second start this season. Mike Van Ryn, despite feeling well over the...