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Win Leafs Tickets! Get F’ed With Ed: Game #1 (Dec. 9 vs NYI)

The MLHS Holiday Giveaway Contest is opening it's first official game thread.  All eligible participants will have the opportunity to win a ticket to the January 14th Leafs game against the Flyers!  This is...

What I have learned…..

I have always believed that a persons real intelligence level is a sum of what they allow themselves to learn from others.  Book smarts, education, degrees, etc are all an indication of knowledge -...

Leafs/Islanders Preview

The Leafs and Islanders have a fair bit of history between them. The Mike Peca/Darcy Tucker incident, the Leafs trading up to acquire Luke Schenn, and even the Islanders beating the Devils (who played...

Monday Musings + Tickets

- The Globe and Mail explains that thanks to an impressive win over the Capitals, the Leafs' veterans have bought themselves some more time, and no immediate restructuring with Marlies players will be made....

Weekend Notes + Tickets – Update: Trades?

Update: Damien Cox is reporting that Burke is currently working on at least two possible trades.- The Toronto Sun's got a very interesting quote from Ron Wilson. When broached about the possibility of call-ups...

Why the Turn Around?

Watching the Leafs play this season has already clearly demonstrated 3 distinct and separate teams.   Team1 started the season on a dreadful 0-6-1 streak.  Team2 surfaced on the teams first extended raod trip, and...

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...

Trade Alert: Justin Pogge to the Ducks

Via Darren Dreger of TSN, goaltender Justin Pogge has been traded to the Anaheim Ducks. The deal is expected to be completed on Monday, with Toronto receiving a conditional late round pick that can...

Burke on Prime Time Sports

Brian Burke was on Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown on Wednesday afternoon to discuss a variety of Leaf topics. An audio link to the interview can be found on the FAN 590's website...

Hometown Hero – Kurtis McLean

I had the opportunity to catch Kurtis McLean at Hockey Heritage North in Kirkland Lake, Ontario and ask him a few questions about his career and his future in the NHL. The 28 year...

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...

Draft Watch ’09: Part Three – Chatting up the Expert

For much of the year, scouts from NHL clubs and private scouting agencies scour the globe for the next generational talent, the next franchise player, and the next late round steal. On Draft weekend,...

McKeen’s Draft Guide Q and A – Patrick King

Scouting service, McKeen's Hockey Prospects released their 2009 Final Rankings, in conjunction with their 2009 Draft Guide which includes exclusive content and scouting reports on the top 90 draft eligible players. Patrick...

The #2 Pick

I've read a lot of comments and feedback on everyone's take for this pick but this is what has been making the rounds in the rumor mill - yes, rumors are still circulating through...

Answering Your Q’s – Part One

Slow times in Leafland these days, so let's have a crack at a couple of those questions.Jon asks: "How much would you pay for Tavares? How much do you think it would take to...

Anatomy of a Turnaround: the 1989-90 Maple Leafs

Excitement abounds these days in the streets of Toronto, as a long-overdue rebuilding effort for the Toronto Maple Leafs, and the prospect of a revitalized franchise, moves into high gear.Arguably the last successful revitalization...

Redline Ranks Tavares #3

At a time when the John Tavares - Victor Hedman debate seemed to be reaching it's lowest ebb, with the New York Islanders, confirmed as the winners of the first-overall-pick sweepstakes by last week's...

NY Post: Snow’s Counter Offer

According to Larry Brooks of the New York Post, it seems that Islander GM Garth Snow has turned on the tables on Brian Burke. Apparently, "the Islanders would be willing to deal, all right...

Maple Leafs sign Vermont’s Viktor Stalberg

According to TSN, the Maple Leafs continued their signing spree on Tuesday morning, inking University of Vermont foward Viktor Stalberg to a two-year entry level contract. The 23-year old powerforward could potentially join the...

What Would YOU Give?

So today Brian Burke has said "Once the lottery determines who will pick where, we will actively pursue a trade to move up".Asked if it was the No. 1 selection overall, Burke's reply: "Yes."Asked...