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Tucker-ed Out

Darcy Tucker has officially called it a career. "After spending the whole summer anticipating I would play, it got to a point where I knew it was time.""I just knew, during workouts I...

Maple Leafs Entry Draft In Review: 2005

The year was 2005.  George W. Bush was still in office (yes, somehow Americans voted for him, twice), Hurricane Katrina was doing catastrophic damage to New Orleans, and the vatican was naming a new...

Prospect Season In Review: Flaake, Holzer, Mitchell

In the second installment of the Prospect Season In Review, we will take a look at a couple of Maple Leafs prospects who have proven a positive product of the John Ferguson Jr /...

Prospect Watch: Stefanovich Speaks Out

Leafs prospect, Mikhail Stefanovich was quoted in an interview on the internet site of Belarussian newspaper, 'Sports Panorma' about his relationship with Patrick Roy, the Canadian lifestyle contrast and commentary on the people of...

Is The KHL Falling Apart At The Seams?

For longtime fans of the NHL, it was nothing new.An organization set to come in, guns blazing, and attempt to be "competition" for the National Hockey League.  On the surface, perhaps not a bad...

Canada vs. USA

Canadians vs. Americans. Patrick Kane vs. Jonathan Toews. Ryan Miller vs. Martin Brodeur. The battle of North America. A game that will have the highest total viewers than any other game for probably years...

No Cause To Worry About Gustavsson

Earlier today on a certain Toronto radio show, a grim portrait of Jonas Gustavsson's future was painted, citing the 32 games he has appeared in so far in his career - most of those...

Monster Getting Ready For The Midway?

Given the early-season struggles of incumbent starting netminder Vesa Toskala, speculation is mounting that Jonas Gustavsson could receive his first NHL start as early as Tuesday night when the Leafs face their Ontario rivals,...

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...

Leafs/Wings Post-Game: Gustavsson the Great?

The Leafs improved their preaseason win total to six tonight at the ACC.  These are the final chances for some of the young hopefuls, and they are not going to go away easily.  Strong...

Thoughts from the Rookie Tournament, Game 4

In the final game of the rookie tournament, the Leafs' rookies were beaten soundly -- to the tune of 7-1 -- by their Ontario rivals, the Ottawa Senators.Although I was not able to attend...

Wednesday Morning Quick Hits

Leafs Nation Live has a nice little interview with the Leafs' 2nd round selection this past June, Jesse Blacker of the Windsor Spitfires, talking about what it meant for the Toronto native to get...

Monday Blues – Update: Leafs acquire Primeau for Stralman

Kicking off the week with another update on a whole lot of nothing around the NHL: The Leafs get ripped in ESPN's Ultimate Team Standings, P.J. Axelsson signs with Frolunda, CBS Sports assigns offseason...

Friday Afternoon Odds and Ends

Not a whole lot of news coming out of the NHL ranks these last few days, as the few free agents still available are playing the waiting game (kind of surprising to note that...

Morrison Looking to Capitalize on Opportunity

It wasn't long ago when Todd Bertuzzi, Markus Naslund, and Brendan Morrison were the talk of the league. They were arguably the best line in hockey during the 2002-03 season as the trio not...

The Timetable On Wallin

Although it has been widely reported that Farjestads BK forward Rickard Wallin is considering leaving Sweden to return to the NHL, and that the team interested in bringing him back to North America is...

Draft Candidates: Dmitry Kulikov

Player Profile Position: D Shoots: Left Height: 6'1 Weight: 183 lbs Birthdate: 1990-10-29Background & Player Description: "In only his first year with Drummondville, Kulikov led all defensemen with 62 points (12-50-62) in 57 games and was named the 2008-09 Defensive...

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,...

Maple Leafs Ink Three

According to their website, the Toronto Maple Leafs have signed recent draftees Mikhail Stefanovich, Carl Gunnarsson and Juraj Mikus to entry-level contracts. As General Manager Brian Burke continues the process of evaluating the Maple...

Maple Leafs at #23 in HF’s Organizational Rankings

Hockey's Future, the renowned hockey prospects website, announced their Spring Organizational Rankings today and the Toronto Maple Leafs found themselves in the bottom tier of the league at #23. The ranking is based on...