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Gustavsson Good for Monday?

UPDATE: Gustavsson is skating on the ice, and Ron Wilson has suggested he might be playing on Saturday despite just one practice. Also, rumors circulating Leafs could be after Frolov. Hockey Central at Noon...

Some Insight on a Nightmare Start

What follows is a transcript from a recent conversation with a source: Alec: "The goaltending situation is a poison that negatively infiltrates a club in so many ways and until that's consolidated I'm not going...

Time for the kids…

I must confess, I bought in.  I bought into the mantra of improved team toughness, improved goaltending, improved and revamped defense, and an improved top6 forward unit possessing speed and skill who would be...

Leafs and Avalanche Preview

Bad goaltending is now blamed on an injury. The Leafs have called up rookie James Riemer who will be sitting on the bench tonight as Joey MacDonald gets the nod. Vesa Toskala has apparently...

Leafs and Rangers Preview

The Rangers are riding a 4 game win streak, the Leafs are not. The Rangers have a goal differential of +8 in their last 4 games, the Leafs have a goal differential of -6...

Leafs Lineup vs. Penguins

The following are the Leafs lines for tonight's game. Ron Wilson has shuffled the lines quite a bit and has looked to find some chemistry for a shooter to play with John Mitchell. He's...

A Call For Reason

0-2-1 after 3 games, and the sky is falling.   Or so chicken little would have you believe, anyway. 3 games in and panic?   Seriously?   You'd think the Leafs just traded away a handful of high...

Tempering Tampering and Tending

A classic distraction story, taking the heat away from an 0-3 start. Canucks responded with a 7-1 drubbing of the Habs in their second home game. It's difficult to believe that this was aired in...

Gustavsson on the IR

Despite a relatively solid showing in Tuesday night's game against the Senators, Jonas Gustavsson will not get a chance to start again for the near future as he has been placed on injured reserve...

Gustavsson expected to start tonight vs Sens

Ron Wilson won't tell us who's starting tonight game, but Jonas Gustavsson left the ice first at today's practice, meaning that he's expected to start. It's hard to argue with Ron Wilson's decision because of Vesa's...

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,...

Leafs Lineup for Tonight

I'll be liveblogging the Leafs and Caps tonight on theScore for those who will not be able to catch the game. There are a few changes to the Leafs lineup tonight as Mayers and...

Leafs Season Opener

It's official. Kessel is now listed on LTIR and Nik Kulemin has been called up. I'll be liveblogging the Leafs season-opener tonight on thescore.com. The following are the projected lineups, as per Sportsnet, for...

Leafs Announce Opening Night Roster

The Toronto Maple Leafs have sent forwards Jiri Tlusty, Nik Kulemin, and Tyler Bozak, as well as defender Carl Gunnarsson, to the Toronto Marlies of the AHL. These moves leave the team with a 22-man...

Leafs/Sabres Post-Game: Toskalol

It may be righteous laughter because you've been saying it all along: "Toskala won't bounce back this year".  It could also be nervous laughter because you think to yourself: "no way he keeps this...

Why Toskala Should Stay

In the wake of Toskala's current streak of allowing 10 (scratch that, 11) goals in 6 periods over the course of three nights, here are the following reasons why Toskala should stay. .... The End. Time to...

Leafs Trim Another Four, Tonight’s Lineup

The Maple Leafs continued their shaping of the NHL roster with another four cuts on Sunday. Top prospect Nazem Kadri will be going back to the OHL's London Knights, Jonas Frogren and Christian Hanson...

Leafs/Wings Post-Game: Gustavsson the Great?

The Leafs improved their preaseason win total to six tonight at the ACC.  These are the final chances for some of the young hopefuls, and they are not going to go away easily.  Strong...

Leafs/Wings Pre-Game: Gustavsson Debuts, Leafs Lineup

Jonas Gustavsson will make his much anticipated debut for the Maple Leafs in tonight's preseason tilt against Detroit.  Coach Ron Wilson has indicated that he will be in there for at least the first...

Leafs/Sabres Lineups

The following are the team lineups as per MapleLeafs.com. It does feature the kid line of Bozak, Stalberg and Hanson, but they are separated. Curious if that will remain the same for tonight's affair...
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