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Podcast: Stick Work3

Stick Work with Fab and Kats returns this week. Fab and I pick our Torontosaurus Rex and discuss why. I went a little off the board with a player that should be given more...

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...

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,...

Favourite Maple Leafs Goal Of All-Time

With the new season quickly approaching, the Maple Leafs have brought back the old commercial in which fans talk about their favourite Leafs goal of all-time (you know the one, right?). So it got me...

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...

Kessel Cuts off Negotiations, Game Tonight

The Boston Globe reports that restricted free agent winger Phil Kessel will no longer be negotiating with the Boston Bruins and will likely now await either a trade or an offer sheet from a...

Thoughts from the Rookie Tournament, Game 3

Wednesday night's tilt between the Maple Leafs and Penguins was by far the sloppiest game the Leafs have played thus far, with a 4-1 Pittsburgh victory the end result. Simply put, the players looked as...

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...

The Heatley Saga

The Edmonton Oilers are said to be meeting face-to-face with disgruntled Ottawa Senators forward Dany Heatley tonight in a last-ditch attempt to convince him to accept their trade offer. Update: Heatley putting trade on...

Quick Hits Under The Shadow Of Free Agency

Some quick rumour updates entering the final stretch before the free agent spending spree begins. From the grapevine: * Heatley to Edmonton said to be done (you knew that already).  NYR not as upset as some thought...

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...

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...

Season’s end, and a Leafs game still matters. Wait, what?

Normally, you would figure that game # 82 on a team's docket, in a season where that team has been eliminated from playoff contention, would be rather meaningless.   Normally, you would expect it...

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...

Race for Tyler Bozak in the Final Stretch

The Tyler Bozak "Sweepstakes" are nearly coming to an end and according to Bob Mckenzie, the talented young forward from the University of Denver may make his decision as early as today after much...

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...

Strive for Five: Mission Accomplished

When Team Canada went for the third straight Gold Medal, they were ruled “too small and lacked the necessary talent” to win. They proved them wrong. When Team Canada went for the fourth straight...

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...

Quick Hits: Stralman recalled, Mitchell to skate on the top line

I have neither seen nor heard an official announcement from the team, but Anton Stralman is now listed on the Leafs active roster, following Jiri Tlusty's return to the Marlies. Also, the Globe & Mail...

Enough is Enough (Burke Update 2:40)

The Leafs held a press conference today with Brian Burke. Here are some interesting comments on behalf of the new President and GM. * Brian Burke will refuse to trade players (for the most part)...
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