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A Comparison of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ DefensemenBy: Byron Nelson (aka: DefenseWinsChampionships)Bored at work on a Monday afternoon, I found myself wondering which current Maple Leafs’ defenseman had the best season in 2009/2010. While...

The Intangibles of Jiggy

The intangible value of Giguere in a young Leafs system.

Notes + FanPosts

- If the TSN reports that Frolov could sign a 1 year deal comparable to that of Afinogenov last season ($800,000) are true, then why weren't the Maple Leafs heavily involved in discussions with...

The NHLPA Prepare for Battle

Leagues decision to battle Kovalchuk contract gives the NHLPA incentive entering the next round of CBA negotiations.

The FanPost

Leafs Preseason Synopsis Part 1  - Defense and GoaltendingBy: Michael CuttellWith free agency cooling off and countless free-agent and team roster questions floating around, it’s time for Leafs fans to look at what they...

The NHL gets it Right, Vindicates Me

Ilya Kovalchuk’s record breaking 17 year, $102 Million deal has been shot down by the NHL for reasons of cap circumvention (per TSN).  To brass tacks the article, the NHL put the kybosh on...

Notes + A FanPost

In case you haven't already heard, the Maple Leafs have broken off negotiations with prospect Bill Sweatt, acquired in the Versteeg trade from the Blackhawks. In a statement to the Toronto Sun, Burke explained...

Commodity or Cornerstone

Could Burke trade away Luke Schenn?

The FanPost

Great to see such an active group of readers. Here are a couple of FanPosts for your Friday afternoon reading enjoyment with today's theme being youth, youth and more youth. Paul LeMay (B. Leaf)...
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Parsing the CBA: the Slide Rule

There has been a certain degree of consternation among Maple Leafs fans of late regarding the number of SPCs (Standard Player Contracts) the team has on the books. Many have expressed concerns that the...

Maple Leafs Sign Marcel Mueller

The Maple Leafs announced on Wednesday afternoon that they had come to terms on a two year entry-level contract with 22 year old free agent forward Marcel Mueller. Mueller is a 6'4 212 lb...

Apologies and Quick Numbers

As you've probably noticed, the amount of content here on MLHS has slowed down a bit over the last little. We sincerely apologize for this and ask that you remain patient as many of...

News & Notes

- Among the youngsters impressing at the Leafs' prospect camp is 2006 NCAA draftee Tyler Ruegsegger. Tyler is a smart, skilled winger whose size and skating concerns may limit hit ability to become an...

Not Enough Money To Go Around

Even with news breaking this afternoon of Ilya Kovalchuk's new $60 million contract extension (potentially) with the New Jersey Devils, this 2010 free agency period has been one of the most uneventful and slow-developing...

Your Say: Could Schenn be the sticking point in trade talk?

As much of the league takes a post-draft/free agent frenzy breather for the Canada Day and July 4th long weekend, I figure I'll spark some discussion with a bit of educated speculation. In talking...

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...

Colby’s Contract: the Great Debate

Somewhat surprisingly, there has been a fair amount of debate over yesterday's signing of Colby Armstrong.I find this interesting because  much of the criticism seems to revolve around the notion of $3m equating to...

Another Step Forward in the Plan

Trades are never won or lost when initially made, and tonight's multi-player deal with Chicago is the very embodiment of that fact. Analyzing a deal that sent Kris Versteeg and Bill Sweatt to Toronto...

McKegg ready to make most of chance with Leafs

For Greg McKegg, nothing has necessarily come easy in his hockey career.  A slow start to his rookie campaign in Erie, followed by a knee injury which threatened the start of his season this...

A Year on: Draft Class of ’09

Some draft day recollections from 12 months ago.

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