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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...

Kulemin Signed for 2 years, 2.35 per

Considering we were hearing word of $3 million + demands from Nik Kulemin's camp, this is pleasantly surprising. It gives Kulemin a deserved $800k raise and a couple of years to prove he deserves...

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...
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Around the League: Glendale, Cormier, Mitchell, and Playoffs

Things may be relatively quiet in Leafs Nation these days, but that doesn't mean there has been a lack of excitement elsewhere in the NHL. As such, here are a few quick takes on some...

Nonis to Stay

According to TSN's Darren Dreger, Leafs vice president of hockey operations Dave Nonis is on the verge of agreeing to terms with the organization on a contract extension that will see him stay in...

Wilson: The Man for the Job?

Is Ron Wilson the go-to-guy for a young Leafs team going forward?

No Loss Un-Nonis’ed

The news that the Tampa Bay Lightning have Dave Nonis at the top of their shortlist for general manager candidates was perhaps an instance of the inevitable. If Tampa or Nonis deem it not...

Nonis Among Frontrunners for Vacant GM Job in Tampa

As teams that are lucky enough to still be alive in the NHL postseason get ready for what should be a fantastic round two, teams on the outside looking in have already began the...

Three-Two-One

An example of how the NHL could restructure its currently farcical points allocations.

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...

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...

Just Win, Baby: How to Beat Three-Point Games

The most common complaint I hear from fans, media and even some hockey people revolves around the point system and the three point game. Having done extensive point system analysis, alerted of a record shootout...

By The Numbers: Phil Kessel

Ever since the Leafs' late-offseason acquisition of Phil Kessel, his performance has been (understandably) heavily-scrutinized in the face of the hefty amount of futures given up to secure the extremely talented winger. Kessel's season has,...

Mike Peca Retires

Mike Peca, also known as the little engine who could, has officially called it a career today. The 35-year old grinding leader played 864 career games with the Canucks, Sabres, Islanders, Oilers, Maple Leafs and Blue Jackets.  During...

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...

A Great Day For Hockey!

Happy Boxing Day, hockey fans! It's a great day for hockey here in Leafland.  The World Junior Championship Tournament, featuring the Leafs' highly-touted Nazem Kadri, officially gets underway this afternoon as Canada takes on Latvia....

Playing Great of Late (Minus the Eight)

Just wanted to share a fantastic bit of work done by Nights, one of our many enthusiastic and intelligent readers, who evaluated how the NHL landscape would look without the first 8 games of...

Schedules Making Impact

By: Gus Katsaros Prior to the season starting, I had written about the impact of schedules. In particular, as the Leafs face the Habs tonight after playing the previous night, while Montreal is rested. Interesting...

Mitchell Makes the Move

Leafs fans have been waiting for John Mitchell to step up and start burying his opportunities to legitimize himself as a top 6 forward, where depth is lacking. At Wednesday's practice, he received that...

They May Have Lost The Battle, But …

... they didn't give up the fight. Maple Leafs' fans should be very pleased with the effort displayed in last night's 3-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks.   Although another loss is disappointing on the...
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