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Game Day Thread: Perfect Leafs visit Pens

The Toronto Maple Leafs are set to visit the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight at the Consol Energy Arena. The Penguins have yet to win at home this season and get another opportunity to erase that...

102 Hours Worth Of Free Agency Thoughts

Okay, so my math may be a little off.  It's Canada Day weekend, there shouldn't be any arithmetic.  Unless, of course, you are an NHL general manager, than you better hope you have your...

Know Your Enemy – Off Season Moves in the Northeast Division

The two greatest military tacticians of the past 5000 years – Sun Tzu and Sgt. Slaughter – both spoke on the value of knowing the strengths and weaknesses of your enemies in the field. ...

Patience is the Word

It may seem uncharacteristic of  Brian Burke, historically a headline maker at the Entry Draft, to sit essentially idle on the hockey world's biggest stage. Important to remember is that the big man can...

ESPN: No Kovalchuk for Leafs

According to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN.com, the Toronto Maple Leafs will not be pursuing soon-to-be unrestricted free agent sniper Iyla Kovalchuk. LeBrun cites a quote from Leaf GM Brian Burke stating that the club...

Examining the Options

The second half of the season is underway, and the Maple Leafs continue to struggle. Naturally, speculation has begun to shift to what can be done to improve the roster, and which buyers on...

Being Fingered: Jeff and the Seventh Man

 Jeff Finger's name may be rampant with tireless innuendo, but few Leafs fans were laughing when interim GM Cliff Fletcher tied the unknown, but apparently much coveted Colorado Avalanche defenseman to a four year,...

Talk

I've been trading a few emails of late with some "non-sources" (I want to be very clear about that) employed by various media outlets in the Toronto area, to get their take on the...

2009 Playoffs: A Sign of Changing Times

Phew. Finally a chance to catch our breath after what was perhaps the best 2nd round of playoff hockey ever played. We were treated to three 7 game series, 9 overtime periods, and an...

Eastern Conference Playoff Preview

While the majority of Leafs fans wrote the team off in the summer, it wasn’t until the New Year that the teams first true season of rebuilding began the inevitable grind into early year...

Trade: Whitney Dealt to Ducks

The trade went down earlier today and involves a prospect and a shooter from the Ducks.To Pittsburgh: Chris Kunitz and Eric Tangradi To Anaheim: Ryan WhitneyRyan Whitney, who has only played 28 games this season...