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Leafs/Islanders Preview

The Leafs and Islanders have a fair bit of history between them. The Mike Peca/Darcy Tucker incident, the Leafs trading up to acquire Luke Schenn, and even the Islanders beating the Devils (who played...

Down on the Farm

The big club's off until a Friday night date with the struggling Hurricanes, so let's take this opportunity to review the progress of several Maple Leafs' prospects across various levels and highlight upon the...

Ryan Leaves BC, Blacker Demands Trade

It appears that the players on the on the Maple Leafs' NHL roster aren't the only ones in the organization stirring up news. Both of the Leafs' 2nd round selections from the 2009 NHL...

Kessel Blockbuster: Initial Reaction

The infamous Brian Burke "stamp" that has become his signature since his times in Hartford, Vancouver and Anaheim arrived in Toronto yesterday in the form of Phil Kessel and at the expense of the...

Training Camp Day2: Kadri Doesn’t Get an Audition

Leafs coach, Ron Wilson made it clear, Nazem Kadri will not be getting a nine-game audition this season, just to be sent down to the OHL London Knights. Answering questions in the media...

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...

Thoughts from the Truculence Tournament, Game 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs' rookies, in a very entertaining game this afternoon, lost 6-5 in overtime to the rookies of the Boston Bruins.The game was fast-paced, hard-hitting, and featured three fights on three consecutive...

Thoughts from the Rookie Tournament, Game 1

I won't go into a lot of detail about the game itself, as Alec covered that quite well.The news, for the most part, was good.   Many of the Leafs' prospects were impressive in their...

Gustavsson Monstrous in Rookie Tournament Opener

Jonas Gustavsson's unofficial debut performance is bound to generate some buzz after the Monster stopped 35 of 36 shots in backing the Maple Leafs' prospects to a 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins' youngsters...

Is it Worth It? Let me work it

Amid speculation that Brian Burke is positioning himself to extend an offer sheet - perhaps to long-rumoured target, 22-year-old winger Phil Kessel - after swapping picks to recover the Leafs' 2010 second round pick...

Leafs Complete Minor Deal: Offer Sheet Next?

Via TSN, Bob Mckenzie is reporting that the Maple Leafs have re-acquired its own 2010 2nd round draft pick from Chicago in exchange for its own 2011 3rd round pick and the 2011 2nd...

Quick Hits: The Defense, Ponikarovsky, and Kadri

Adnan Virk of Leafs TV recently caught up with GM Brian Burke for a brief chat and in his latest blog on mapleleafs.com, dishes out a few very revealing and interesting tidbits. Among the...

The Zherdev Saga – Part Two

The Zherdev saga is finally expected to come to an end sometime around noon today, when the Rangers are widely believed to cut bait with the enigmatic 24 year old winger. There is a...

Zherdev Awarded $3.9m; Leafs Interested?

The word on the street is Rangers' winger Nikolai Zherdev has been awarded $3.9m in arbitration (unconfirmed).   If true, many suspect the amount to be out of GM Glen Sather's price range, and he may allow Zherdev to...

Weekend Starters

A variety of discussion points to kick off the weekend including the imminent departure of Justin Pogge and the Marlies goaltending situation going into next season. Is it finally James Reimer's time to shine?...

Wednesday Morning Quick Hits – Marlies signings and more

Brian Burke has been keeping himself relatively busy since returning from his fishing trip.  While they have been all minor league signings, he has locked up three Marlies, securing depth for both our farm...

Rumor: Atlanta to offer Kovalchuk record-breaking contract

Looks like we can get ready to cross off another free agent target off the list. A few weeks after Blue Jackets sniper Rick Nash agreed to an 8 year, $62.5M contract to stay...

Trading Partners with the Sharks?

Coming into this offseason, GM Brian Burke promised to drastically overhaul the Maple Leafs roster, and he knew that the primary asset at his disposal was cap space: lots and lots of it. After...

Prospect Camp: News & Views

Last week, the Toronto Maple Leafs held their prospect development camp to gauge the progress and future outlook of both prospects within the organization, and unsigned players on the team's radar.The camp, which ran...

More Trade Speculation

Picking up on the "defenseman for a forward" trade offer that Burke received the other day, ESPN's Al Cimaglia speculated on a possible fit with the Chicago Blackhawks. After accomodating the acquisition of Hossa...