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Conflicting Reports on Pat Burns

Contrary to numerous but erroneous reports this morning that he had succumbed to his battle with lung cancer, Pat Burns is still alive at his home in Quebec with his family.Apparently, Burns has even...

12 Burning Questions: Will Ron Wilson Finish The Season As Coach?

In part 11 of his 12 Burning Questions series, Derek Harmsworth takes a look at one of the hottest topics in Leafs Nation today: just how long of a leash does Ron Wilson have?In...

No to Niemi, Yes to Turco

The Chicago Blackhawks have decided to walk away from Antti Niemi's arbitration awarded $2.75M contract, and have instead signed veteran free agent Marty Turco to a one-year $1.3M contract. With the Blackhawks decision not...

FanPost: Why Not Frolov?

by Michael CuttellPut your hand up if you think the Leafs are only one or two pieces away from winning a Stanley Cup this year. OK, I admire your enthusiasm, but put your hands...

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...

Leafs, Sweatt Remain Apart On New Deal

Just a month ago, the Chicago Blackhawks were the envy of the National Hockey League.  Having finished off the Philadelphia Flyers in six games courtesy of a Patrick Kane overtime goal, the Hawks had...

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...

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. ...

Dion’s Day

Instead of weighing the pros and cons, balancing the collective good choices of Burke and Wilson against the bad, MLHS is going to bring you into the event. Thousands of writers have provided their opinion but little time has been spent enabling the reader to form their own.

Halak Dealt to Blues

TSN has reported that goaltender Jaroslav Halak has been acquired by the St. Louis Blues. Thus far there is no report on the return, but Halak has recently aided the Canadiens in reaching the...

Just Beyond the Fingertips

The Chicago Blackhawks are just 60 minutes away from drinking out of Lord Stanley, and it will be present at tonight's game at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia. Should the Blackhawks win, it will...

Blackhawks with Plenty of History

While many didn't predict the Blackhawks and Flyers to be in the Stanley Cup Finals, there are plenty of historical facts that may prove the hockey Gods have decided this would be the match-up...

CFB Playoff Predictions (Western)

The Playoffs are about to start and what better time than now for the CFB predictions. We highlight every series with individual writers giving their own opinion on why or how a particular team...

Optimism 2.0: Leafs fans getting ready for the big O, part two

When Brian Burke became the new general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs in November of 2008, Leafs Nation embarked on a new journey.  A new beginning.  With Burke at the helm, the Leafs...

2010 Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions

It's that time of year again.  The most wonderful time of the year.  No, not Christmas, and no, you won't see any of those silly Staples commercials.It's time for the NHL playoffs.The annual spring...

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...

A Different Take

Somewhat understandably, a great number of people will be upset with what ended up unfolding (or not unfolding) as Trade Deadline Day progressed, in particular with regard to Tomas Kaberle.A new twist in the...

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 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?

Leafs/Panthers & Burke Talks Trades

Tonight at 7:00, the Toronto Maple Leafs will visit the Florida Panthers in a battle against former Maple Leaf, Bryan McCabe, and his Panthers. Also, Brian Burke addressed the media regarding his outlook towards...
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