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Report: Bozak To Join Top Line

Per the Toronto Star, it appears as though Tyler Bozak may be the latest player to get a shot at centring the Maple Leafs' top line alongside Phil Kessel and Nik Kulemin, beginning tonight...

Gustavsson Selected To Swedish Olympic Team

Per Mark Zwolinski of the Toronto Star: Jonas Gustavsson's roller coaster ride through the very early part of his NHL career hit another high Sunday when he was named a backup goalie for Sweden's entry...

Less Than 2% Chance Of Making Playoffs?

According to Ken Roberts and www.sportsclubstats.com, the Maple Leafs have a 1.7% chance of making the playoffs at the moment...So, you're telling me there's a chance?All jokes aside, I knew the chances were slim,...

Morning Matters

- The Edmonton Sun reports that Forbes has ranked the Maple Leafs as the NHL's most valuable team for the fourth straight season. The team is worth an astounding $470 million, jumping 5% from...

News and Notes plus Tickets

- The Toronto Star has an interesting article that mentions the Leafs would be at least open to talk of a second NHL team in the Greater Toronto Area.- As Mike talked about in...

Van Ryn’s Surgery

Based on several reports, Van Ryn is opting for knee surgery that could potential spell the end of his career. According to TSN, "Van Ryn is having an osteotomy, a procedure by which the...

Third Time’s Not the Charm

The Maple Leafs are creative. You have to hand it to them for finding new ways to lose games all the time. In the home opener against Montreal, it was sloppy turnovers and poor...

Monster Getting Ready For The Midway?

Given the early-season struggles of incumbent starting netminder Vesa Toskala, speculation is mounting that Jonas Gustavsson could receive his first NHL start as early as Tuesday night when the Leafs face their Ontario rivals,...

Weekend Bits

Time to shake off the lingering effects of a rough Saturday night, by taking a peek at some of the stories headlining today's Leaf news. A peek at Wilson's coaching cheatsheet, a case for...

Maple Leafs Name Three Assistant Captains for 2009-10 Season

Per Kevin McGran at the Toronto Star: On a day a former Maple Leafs captain formally announced his retirement, coach Ron Wilson said the team would again start the season captainless.Newcomers Mike Komisarek and Francois...

Kadri Sent Back To Junior

From the 'Not Particularly A Shock' files ...Per the Toronto Star,  Nazem Kadri has been returned to the London Knights of the OHL.This move should not really come as any surprise; as an offensive...

Toughness Not Always Measured by Stats

I read an article in the Toronto Star the other day, in which Damien Cox suggests that the Maple Leafs weren't as soft of a club as many believe last season, due mostly to...

Quick Kessel Update

Some interesting contrasting rumors/speculation in the Toronto media today regarding Kessel:Damien Cox of the Toronto Star hears that Phil Kessel is very interested in joining the Maple Leafs and is already familiar with both...

The Old School Coup

One would be forgiven for trying to avoid the latest behind-the-scenes circus to befall the league and its players association. Amid the ongoing and incredulous tug of ego's taking place at the now infamous...

Dollars and Sense

Hang in there folks, we're almost into September...The Globe and Mail has got a very interesting article up discussing the latest developments in the ongoing battle between Jim Balsillie and the NHL. At the very...

Daily Linkup – Tuesday

Today's midweek rumblings include the implications of the Joey Macdonald signing, Zherdev bolts for the KHL, a preview of the Coyotes afternoon hearing, a possible Senators throwback jersey, a whole lot of nothing on...

Daily Linkup – Thursday

Hitting the links bright and early on a Thursday morning: Jim Balsillie and the city of Hamilton get new life, Kadri's WJC tryout experience, an update on the Justin Pogge situation, Leafs sign a...

Wednesday Morning Quick Hits

Leafs Nation Live has a nice little interview with the Leafs' 2nd round selection this past June, Jesse Blacker of the Windsor Spitfires, talking about what it meant for the Toronto native to get...

Burke Not Done – Odds and Ends

After taking a short pause to catch his breath after the Jonas Gustavsson deal was all sewn up, GM Brian Burke got right back down to business, as the Toronto Star is reporting that...

Brian Burke wants to go shopping

Maple Leafs' GM Brian Burke, per the Toronto Star:"We intend to be pushing the cap every year. We want to spend the money intelligently. We're Big Blue, we're going to spend to the cap."Now,...

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