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Weekend Odds and Ends

Less than 24 hours after the Leafs season officially ended with a win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night, the fans and media have already turned their attention to two important dates: June...

Jay Harrison signed (again) by the Leafs

The rash of injuries on the Maple Leafs' blueline, coupled with GM Brian Burke's preference for physical players on the back end, have led the team to re-sign a familiar face. Per torontomapleleafs.com: Brian Burke, president...

Tavares Makes OHL History

John Tavares has emphatically put a stamp on what will likely be his last season of junior hockey by netting a hat trick today, including the game winner to propel the London Knights to...

Surprise: Shack Attack and Special Event

It was a charity event for the torch run that supports the Special Olympics, hosted just outside Sudbury, Ontario, that featured the NHL Alumni vs. the local police department. In a game that featured...

The Kids Around Hall

The craft of writing fiction requires an author’s innate ability to capture - and maintain - the reader’s attention. It’s sleight of hand - or pen in this instance, with twists and turns...

Updated: Friday Night Notes

The league has announced a 3 game suspension for Maple Leafs rookie Mikhail Grabovski after the “abuse of an official” during last night’s loss to the Montreal Canadiens. The game got heated, and former...

Recession, Relocation and Retraction

Just six months ago many a grapevine was carrying rumor of NHL expansion while I lamented the integrity of a revenue bound salary cap. Even into the new season few had foreseen the sheer...

Post-Game: Leafs stick it to Sens, Spezza

I don't care where in the tanking/playoff spectrum you stand, beating the Ottawa Senators is always sweet. Especially in a game riddled with physicality and controversy, against a rival considered at season's dawn a...

Pit Martin: One of Hockey’s Underrated Heroes

The passing of Pit Martin this past weekend prompted me to look up his hometown, which was reported as Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, a town I most closely associated with my favourite Maple Leaf of all...

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...

Bell Waived, Lineup Almost Set.

Mark Bell's career in Toronto seems to be all but over. The 28-year old from Ontario joined the Leafs along with Vesa Toskala at last year's draft shrouded under the cloud of an...

Allow Me To Introduce Myself

>>>DISCUSS IN THE FORUMS After several years of coaching and playing the game, and many more than that spent as a Leaf fan, I have finally got some time to pursue my other passion, writing...

Battle of Ontario – Prospect Edition. Also: FLA-PIT Report

The Battle of Ontario's prospects ended in triumph for the Senators in an action-packed, end-to-end tilt featuring 12 goals split 7-5. The night started brightly for the Maple Leafs following Phil Oreskovic's bout with Geoff...

Leafs Management Training from Within?

>>>DISCUSS IN THE FORUMS With Cliff Fletcher sticking around for the upcoming season, the Maple Leafs have gone forward in hiring new staff since the start of the off-season. It seems the philosophy among many...

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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