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The Drive For Five (non-playoff edition) *

* aka "Operation: Basement Breakout" With last night's loss, the Maple Leafs were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention for the 5th straight year. This was not really news - even the most optimistic of Leafs'...

Leafs and Thrashers

Tonight, the Toronto Maple Leafs will host the Atlanta Thrashers at the Air Canada Center. Atlanta is hoping to catch the Boston Bruins for the 8th seed in the East and snag a post-season...

Top Seven Reasons To Watch The Rest of The Leafs Season

First and foremost, let me apologize for my absence.  As some of you may know, I am in school completing my Sports Marketing degree, and things have gotten really hectic in crunch time.  I...

Leafs – Flyers Preview

Fresh off last night's hard-hitting victory over the Ottawa Senators, the Maple Leafs face another physical game tonight as they visit the Philadelphia Flyers. Tonight's game will be the fourth in six nights for...

Anaheim GM Brian Burke logs entries

From USA Today - 3/1/2007: Anaheim Ducks general manager Brian Burke has always been among the NHL's most colorful wheeler dealers. In 2005-06, he overhauled his team midseason and made a strong playoff run. Last summer,...

A Collection of Rumors

This involves the Leafs, as well as around the league. TFP: The Los Angeles Kings, Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators are among the teams to have serious interest in Alexei Ponikarovsky. Various reports suggest...

Updating The Rumour Mill

With the Olympics wrapping up (and in the process Canada securing the record for most gold medals, capped off by our Men's and Women's hockey teams), the focus among hockey fans now shifts to...

Good News! Luke Schenn Edition

Luke Schenn isn't nearly as horrible as he once (ie. earlier this year) wasn't, even though he looked like he was. But he wasn't, and isn't. Are we clear on that, ducky? In this installment of Good News! we consider some actual hockey-related information in addition to the jokes. But there are still jokes.

Get F’ed With Ed Winners

Attended the Philadelphia game with Andrew R, and we caught up with the winners from the Get F'ed with Ed contest. Just a few pictures from that night. Thanks to Ed for offering the...

NJ Wins Despite First Shutout of Season

A shining example and further proof of New Jersey's dominance recently. Even when blanked for the first time this season, the Devils still ended up with a win, the full two points, and...

GFWE Game #15 Predictions

In a battle of the basement-dwellers, the Leafs go into Philadelphia hungry for another win.  Make your predictions here for the GFWE contest! Updated contest standings will be posted later tonight.

NHL on Record Shootout Pace

Did the neutral zone trap morph into the shootout? The pre-lockout reason for altering the rules, transfigured into the shootout as teams play for the shootout more this season. If trends are any indication,...

Brendan Witt is Happy

It was supposed to be a lovely morning in Philadelphia. Breakfast was fantastic and thinking about a nice walk for a coffee sounded great for Islanders defenceman Brendan Witt. He was sure it would...

Phil Kessel Needs Your Help

Phil Kessel is a legitimate star in the city of Toronto.  Per sporting tradition, he now needs a nickname which is catchy, instantly recognizable, and also describes him as a player. In the course of...

Schedules Making Impact

By: Gus Katsaros Prior to the season starting, I had written about the impact of schedules. In particular, as the Leafs face the Habs tonight after playing the previous night, while Montreal is rested. Interesting...

Leafs and Rangers Preview

The Rangers are riding a 4 game win streak, the Leafs are not. The Rangers have a goal differential of +8 in their last 4 games, the Leafs have a goal differential of -6...

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...

Brady says Kadri Stays, Kats Says Um .. No

Some different thoughts for the day, including some fantasy changes for Leafs players, another fantasy show appearance, and addressing the talk about Kadri staying in Toronto this season. I updated the charts for the previous...

A Kessel Rumour Round-Up

-The Leafs have to compensate for their lack of roster depth and the fact that Chiarelli is reticent to trade within the division by offering up a substantial package. -As reported there are variations on...

Leafs Lineup Pre-Season Game #1

Per the Globe and Mail: "The lineup for the Leafs’ first preseason game against the Boston Bruins at the Air Canada Centre on Wednesday will contain plenty of youngsters like Nazem Kadri, Tyler Bozak,...
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