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Post-Game: Leafs/Caps – Good God…Gerber?!?

Martin Gerber stole this game for the Toronto Maple Leafs.  A few months ago, that sentence would have made absolutely no sense for so many reasons.  In his first game as a Leaf, Gerber...

Around the League

Here are some quick hits on news around the league with just around 24 hours to go until the deadline: From The Score: With only one day left before the trade deadline, several NHL teams placed...

Burke on Leafs Lunch

Update: A source's response to Brian Burke's rhetoric: “Burkie’s making me laugh…do you believe a thing he says right now? They’ve mulled over a number of offers and will continue to do so. He’s...

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...

Could Emery soon be a Leaf?

So the Leafs are interested in throwing their hat into the ring as netminding bad boy Ray Emery looks for a new home? Somebody should warn Brian Burke about Razor Ray’s aversion to head...

Why Uneven is Right.

I feel that the NHL has paradoxically lost a lot of it's appeal to the casual hockey observer by ushering in a salary cap and establishing the presence of relative parity. The prospect of...

Thoughts at the Half

Random thoughts and opinions from (roughly) the halfway point of the season: * Glad to see the mustache is back in style.   In fact, when I was younger I grew a goatee just because everyone...

Schism

In October 2008, a reporter set the Barilkosphere into a tizzy with a certain writing. The intention was simple, a deliberately cruel finger pointing at Leafs Nation. The backlash was tremendous, and it inspired...

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 Reaction Thread

I couldn't catch the game tonight (count me among the lucky ones), but the stats tell the story -- outhit 28-7 and outscored 4-1 by the worst team in the league. 4 goals conceded...

Hey, Burkie, Leave Them Kids Alone!

Ed. Note: Lots of holiday reading going up today for you guys. Merry Christmas. Here we are the Christmas break, and I’d like to take the time to look back at what we saw in...

The End of the Neverending Story

Mats - firstly, you've made me look like a total sap having torn my heart out when staunchly defending your decision last March. Personally, that makes me more than a little bit pissed off...

Looking Ahead: Free Agent Class Of 2009

Trade talks are heating up, in the NHL rumour mills, and online forums.  To that end, I've compiled a list of notable free-agents to be, both UFA and RFA, across the league, who may...

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)...

The All-Star Conundrum

I'm sure you are all aware by now that the fan voting for the All-Star game has begun over at the official website of the NHL. As such, I'm also sure that you've...

MLHS Roundtable Discussion #1!

Sorry for the delay guys.  We greatly appreciate the flood of great questions and comments, and are sorry to say we couldn't get to them all. We've all been pretty busy lately for a...

15 Signs That Point Up

1) The Maple Leafs have slogged through one of the toughest schedules across the league for the month of October, playing only three teams below the .500 mark, and currently sit 4-3-3. 2) If the...

’08/09: Win-Win for Leafs

>>>DISCUSS IN THE FORUMS Cross-posted: http://www.hockeybuzz.com/blog.php?post_id=16813&blogger_id=48 I'm approaching the upcoming campaign with a win-win mentality. Should the Maple Leafs dwell in the bottom five as virtually assured by Toronto media types, the opportunity to import a premier...

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...
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