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Playing Great of Late (Minus the Eight)

Just wanted to share a fantastic bit of work done by Nights, one of our many enthusiastic and intelligent readers, who evaluated how the NHL landscape would look without the first 8 games of...

Schedules Making Impact

By: Gus Katsaros Prior to the season starting, I had written about the impact of schedules. In particular, as the Leafs face the Habs tonight after playing the previous night, while Montreal is rested. Interesting...

A Different Perspective

Make sure to catch Daniel’s Rangers/Leafs preview.I'll be attending my second Marlies game of the season today at Ricoh Coliseum at 3:00 PM. They try to avenge a loss last night to...

A Call For Reason

0-2-1 after 3 games, and the sky is falling.   Or so chicken little would have you believe, anyway.3 games in and panic?   Seriously?   You'd think the Leafs just traded away a handful of high...

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...

This Week In Ex-Leafs News

A couple of deals went down today, involving some players you might be familiar with:Anton Stralman was traded from Calgary to Columbus, for a 3rd round pick.  Yes, you read that correctly. Ryan Hollweg was...

Schedules: Leafs Middle Out; Sharks/Bruins Struggle?

Last season in a draft, I chose Evgeni Nabokov for an H2H league organized by James Mirtle. It seemed early, but I had reasons. To win in fantasy GMs must find an...

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...

Eulogy for a Dinosaur

Although the season prior to lockout would prove the Maple Leafs last playoff foray in half a decade, neither year that straddled the infamous labor disputes would be remembered with any particular fondness. Ushering...

The Free Agency Bargain Bin

In the MLSE land of unreasonable expectations, even a superstar troupe like Burke and Wilson will not be afforded another record breaking season; at least not if said record is a fifth consecutive season...

Worst General Managers in NHL History

Part 3: 20 Years of Maple Misery From Gord Stellick to Cliff Fletcher Version 2.0It’s been over 40 years since the Leafs won the cup and while others make fun of the fans for continuing...

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: Could Schenn Have Been a Duck?

With Files from Gil Brown Brian Burke doesn't take credit for the Maple Leafs drafting Luke Schenn 5th overall in 2008, but he's sure glad they did.  Under different circumstances, which we'll get into over...

Breaking Rumor! Pens and Leafs?

Turns out, there's speculation that the trade between Anaheim and Pittsburgh was an inadvertent 3 way trade with the Maple Leafs. That’s right, that big Ryan Whitney trade was for the bigger picture.The rumor...

The People’s Revolution

Delving deeper into the hockey world, interacting with players, coaches and organizational personnel, I’ve learned a big lesson.We’re dealing with people.Guess what; fans are people, too.They’re constant targets those Leafs fans, jabbed by non-fans,...

Schism

In October 2008, a reporter set the Barilkosphere into a tizzy with a certain writing. The intention was simple, a deliberately cruel finger pointing at Leafs Nation.The backlash was tremendous, and it inspired...

Pre-Game: Devils at Leafs (Update: D-Pairings)

The Maple Leafs look to extend their two game winning streak Tuesday night as they entertain the New Jersey Devils sans Martin Brodeur. Rookie Jeremy Williams looks to continue a streak of his own...

Stralman Demoted

Anton Stralman has been sent down to the Marlies presumably to accommodate the return of Jonas Frogren off the injury reserve come Tuesday against New Jersey (or possibly because he was sitting the press...

The John Mitchell Story

What a fantastic game last night. A thrilling third period comeback on Hockey Night in Canada at home against an Original Six franchise. Doesn't get much better than that! We've been seeing a lot...