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Leafs v. Devils, Take 2: A New Day

For the second time in four days the Maple Leafs will face off against the New Jersey Devils, this time at the ACC. In what seems to be the most nonsensical decision made...

The Blame Game

Submit your GFWE predictions here.It’s no secret that the Leafs' biggest disappointment amid a conference-second-worst 15-20-9 first half of the schedule is a total lack of progress in the area of goals against and...

Drinking the Kule-Aid

Despite modest numbers in terms of offensive production, winger Nikolai Kulemin has made great strides in becoming a indispensible, two-way threat that all winning teams require. The young Russian worked up the hopes of...

Quick Sabres Post-Game Thoughts

Tonight's  loss against the Northeast rival Buffalo Sabres seemed to play out like the typical Maple Leaf '09-'10 regular season game thus far. A fairly decent effort for about 75-80% of the game, a...

Leafs/Flames Preview

The Toronto Maple Leafs are now back from Chicago to host the Calgary Flames at the ACC in Toronto. Jonas Gustavsson is expected to get the start tonight, but Vesa Toskala must be credited...

Post-Game Thoughts: Leafs Impressive on HOF Night

With Kessel and Gustavsson integrating themselves into the lineup, the team seems poised to break off a big-time run to put themselves back into the Eastern Conference's playoff picture. The team is playing...

Great Work Gus!!!

Wanted to take a minute and congratulate our very own Gus Katsaros on his segment on the Fan590 this afternoon.  Outstanding analysis of both the Phil Kessel/Savard relationship and analysis of the Boston Bruins...

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...

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...

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...

Growing Pains – Leafs/Pens Post-Game

In a game that oscillated between sloppy and entertaining, a young squad of Leafs forwards strutted their wares in a final attempt to crack the big club's roster. If anyone was wondering how...

Day 1 Training Camp Notes

The Maple Leafs began on-ice workouts today at their new practice facility, the Mastercard Centre for Hockey Excellence.I’ve been given credentials and was on site for the first day and will be attending all...

Fan Post: How will the Buds Fare in ’09-10?

Author: B LeafLast season, the Leafs were 10th in scoring (244) and 9th in shots on goal (2,603). There is no major reason why that number should drop other than the loss of Antropov....

Getting “O” from the “D”

The Maple Leafs finished as the league's worst defensive team last season, giving up an astounding 286 goals, which works out to about 3.5 goals against a game. As such, much of the team's...

Rumour Round-up: Van Ryn, White and, of course, Kaberle

Mike Van Ryn has some interest with an expiring contract, affordable cap hit and considering he played well when in the lineup last year. White is a Wilson & Burke favourite, but if Burke can...

The Free Agency Bargain Bin

In the MLSE land of unreasonable expectations, even a superstar troupe like Burke and Wilson will not be afforded another record breaking season; at least not if said record is a fifth consecutive season...

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,...

Answering Your Q’s – Part One

Slow times in Leafland these days, so let's have a crack at a couple of those questions.Jon asks: "How much would you pay for Tavares? How much do you think it would take to...

A Look Ahead To The Entry Draft

As the 2008-09 season moves into the stretch drive, it is perhaps time for fans of teams most likely not making the playoffs to take a closer peek at the top prospects entering the...

Oreskovic, Stralman Recalled

It looks as though Phil Oreskovic will make his NHL debut tomorrow night vs. Ottawa as the Leafs attempt to cope with an injury-riddled blue-line. Anton Stralman will also feature with Tomas Kaberle, Mike...