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‘09-10 Player Reviews: Garnet Exelby

We’ve partnered up with Pension Plan Puppets to bring to you a Player Review series, where we will be evaluating and grading the 2009-10 season for every Leaf who featured in a significant number...

’09-10 Player Reviews: Jeff Finger

We’ve partnered up with Pension Plan Puppets to bring to you a Player Review series, where we will be evaluating and grading the 2009-10 season for every Leaf who featured in a significant number...

’09-10 Player Reviews: Luca Caputi

We’ve partnered up with Pension Plan Puppets to bring to you a Player Review series, where we will be evaluating and grading the 2009-10 season for every Leaf who featured in...

’09-10 Player Reviews: Tyler Bozak

We’ve partnered up with Pension Plan Puppets to bring to you a Player Review series, where we will be evaluating and grading the 2009-10 season for every Leaf who featured in a significant number...

Is history repeating or will this time be different?

Brian Burke has done an outstanding job of refacing the Leafs organization in a very short period of time.  I for one am predicting a very surprising season from the Leafs as early as...

Good News: Big Picture Dept.

I know, I know, when last we met, I promised you that the next installment in these studies in positivity would focus on Nikolai Kulemin.Well, I lied.  Sue me.  Instead of discussing an individual...

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.

A Manifesto of Sorts: Road Trips and Owen’s Mistake

Why you need to know about a road trip I took to Washington D.C. in 1995 and how this knowledge will make you more attractive, lead to a higher paying job and contribute to your understanding of higher mathematics. Okay, it might not do all of those things, but it will (hopefully) explain why I'm going to write the things that you're going to be seeing posted hereabouts. Sure, it's long, but it can't be any more boring than that game against the Lightning, can it?

The Quest for Proline Success (Leafs/Caps Preview)

It was a dark night on Friday, and I thought I could accurately predict who will win tonight's game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Washington Capitals. What occurred over the course of...

Q&A Topic #1: Jeremy Williams

I'll be answering a question or two every few days to fill time and space while we wait for the dog days of another playoff-less spring to wane away. It should also give each...

A Dynamic Duo on the Horizon – Part Two

In the first column of this two-part series, we took a quick look at Leaf prospect Jiri Tlusty's breakout campaign in the American Hockey League this season. Entering a season where expectations were tempered and hope and...

Deadline Quotables

Brian Burke:On the implications of the Leafs' recent turnaround:"I'm proud of the guys, they're working their butts off and that's important for a lot of reasons; a lot of what we're trying to build...

Post-Game: Leafs/Blue Jackets – Twirling Tradewinds

A rather solid home game by the Leafs saw them come out on the short side of the stick in extra time (yet again), but a fair share of positives came out of tonight's...

Getting To Know You: Dale Mitchell

Dale Mitchell (#71) - RWPlayer FactsBirthdate: April 9, 1989 Stargazing: Aries Hometown: Mississauga, ONSize: 5-9 200 lbs (team listing) Shoots: RightAcquired: Drafted by Toronto in 2007 (3rd round, 74th overall) Cap Hit: N/A (plays in OHL); $780,000 if...

Kronwall We Hardly Knew Ye

Staffan Kronwall has been claimed by the Washington Capitals off of re-entry waivers in what appears to be a stroke of respect and altruism by Brian Burke. With the re-entry waiver distinction, Kronwall was...

Pogge Gets the Nod, Van Ryn Returns

Tonight, the Leafs will play the Minnesota Wild. Justin Pogge will be joining the Leafs for the affair and will get his second start this season. Mike Van Ryn, despite feeling well over the...

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...

’08/09: Win-Win for Leafs

>>>DISCUSS IN THE FORUMSCross-posted: http://www.hockeybuzz.com/blog.php?post_id=16813&blogger_id=48I'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...

Rookie Tourney Build-up

>>>DISCUSS IN THE FORUMSEvery professional hockey organization, particularly one in the Leafs' current plight, must exhaust every possible avenue when it comes to importing young talent into their system.In addition to the chance to...