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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...

The Numbers Game

A quick look at the NHL standings reveals that with 11 games remaining, the Toronto Maple Leafs have not yet been mathematically eliminated from either the playoffs, or last place overall. A numerical analysis reveals...

Quick Hit: Stralman, Stapleton to play against NYI

During the post-game news conference following the shootout victory over the Rangers, coach Ron Wilson acknowledged that Jeff Finger and John Mitchell, injured during the game, are "99%" unlikely to play against the Islanders...

The Sens Jump into the Fray

As the trade deadline looms ever closer, the Ottawa Senators have just completed the second major trade in the last few days, by sending San Jose's 2009 1st round pick acquired from Tampa in...

The Big Lie

When it comes to trade rumours, generally the first thing we look at is the salary cap, and how much cap space the teams in question have available.  But how important is the cap,...

Pre-Game: Leafs at Isles

The Maple Leafs are looking to rebound from probably their worst effort of the season with a win over the John Tavares front-runners inside the Nassau Coliseum tonight. A 8-2 smacking at the hands of...

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...

Update: Fletcher. Also: Williams, Sifers to remain in the line-up

After enjoying his much-deserved holiday, Cliff Fletcher will sit down with Brian Burke in early January to structure his new role within the organization as per the man himself. It is expected he'll assume...

Team Press Release: Leafs Acquire Van Ryn

The team has confirmed the reported deal in a 5:41pm press release: Leafs Acquire Mike Van Ryn Toronto Maple Leafs Sep 2, 2008, 5:41 PM EDT Cliff Fletcher, general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Tuesday...
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