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From The Archives: Exclusive Interview With Alex Steen

First, a confession.  Or, more like an obvious statement.I love covering hockey.  I love covering it, in all of its forms and states.  I love writing game recaps and game previews.  I love writing...

12 Burning Questions: Will Ron Wilson Finish The Season As Coach?

In part 11 of his 12 Burning Questions series, Derek Harmsworth takes a look at one of the hottest topics in Leafs Nation today: just how long of a leash does Ron Wilson have?In...

McKegg ready to make most of chance with Leafs

For Greg McKegg, nothing has necessarily come easy in his hockey career.  A slow start to his rookie campaign in Erie, followed by a knee injury which threatened the start of his season this...

Leafs 2010 Draft Review

It was a quiet Day One at the 2010 NHL Draft for the Maple Leafs, but the team stepped up its game in a big way on Saturday afternoon. The club wheeled and dealed...

A Closer Look At The Marlies “Big Four”

Yesterday was a big day in Leafs Nation.  And I think I speak for all fans when I say it's about time.  While two teams are currently battling for the opportunity to lift Lord...

Kaberle and Columbus’ 4th Overall Pick

It seems the "Kaberle to Columbus for the 4th overall pick" speculation is picking up some steam. Aaron Portzline, the Blue Jackets beat writer for the Columbus Dispatch  had this to say in his...

2010 Free Agent Watch: Frolov to Hit the Market?

According to LA Kings beat writer Rich Hammond, it appears as if Kings winger Alexander Frolov is set to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1st. Citing an interview with Kings' GM Dean...

Is The KHL Falling Apart At The Seams?

For longtime fans of the NHL, it was nothing new.An organization set to come in, guns blazing, and attempt to be "competition" for the National Hockey League.  On the surface, perhaps not a bad...

Riffing On A Rift (which may or may not exist)

Ah, sports media coverage in Toronto. Don't ever change.According to Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun, Tomas Kaberle is unhappy with Leafs head coach Ron Wilson. Naturally, this has sparked a flurry of speculation,...

Q & A: MLHS Chats with Psycho Lady Hockey

Recently, I had the opportunity to chat with Katrina Cady of Psycho Lady Hockey about an aspect of the game which receives less recognition than perhaps deserved: the fan experience.Katrina was gracious enough to...

The Quest for Proline Success (Leafs/Caps Preview)

It was a dark night on Friday, and I thought I could accurately predict who will win tonight's game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Washington Capitals. What occurred over the course of...

Leafs/Wings Post-Game: Streaks and Surprises

Jonas Gustavsson.  Phil Kessel.  Matt Stajan.  (Ok that last one was just to mess with you).  The Leafs continued their point streak and began a hopefully lengthy run of wins with a victory over...

Kessel Cuts off Negotiations, Game Tonight

The Boston Globe reports that restricted free agent winger Phil Kessel will no longer be negotiating with the Boston Bruins and will likely now await either a trade or an offer sheet from a...

Busy Busy Weekend

With news of the trade to re-acquire Toronto's 2010 2nd round selection, rumors and speculation of a looming offer sheet have been a hot topic of discussion among Leaf fans and around the NHL....

Numbers Don’t Lie… Or Do They?

Aside from the occasional hardcore junior hockey followers, the majority of NHL fans will track the progress of their team's top young prospects through highlight clips or boxscores. For the most part, the development...

Some Deep Reflection on a Wednesday

This isn't exactly the typical blog you'll find here at MLHS, but I figured it was definitely something worthwhile to share. I recently came across an extremely well written excerpt from the book, The...

Zherdev Saga Part 3: NYR Walks?

According to Rangers Tribune, Newsday writer Steve Zipay has updated his Twitter account to suggest the Rangers are walking away from Nik Zherdev, rendering him an unrestricted free agent.Update: NYR have released a statement confirming the...

Monday Blues – Update: Leafs acquire Primeau for Stralman

Kicking off the week with another update on a whole lot of nothing around the NHL: The Leafs get ripped in ESPN's Ultimate Team Standings, P.J. Axelsson signs with Frolunda, CBS Sports assigns offseason...

Points System: Could Schenn Have Been a Duck?

With Files from Gil Brown Brian Burke doesn't take credit for the Maple Leafs drafting Luke Schenn 5th overall in 2008, but he's sure glad they did.  Under different circumstances, which we'll get into over...

Hey, Burkie, Leave Them Kids Alone!

Ed. Note: Lots of holiday reading going up today for you guys. Merry Christmas.Here we are the Christmas break, and I’d like to take the time to look back at what we saw in...