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Nazem Kadri made great strides under Dallas Eakins. (Tony Ding/Icon SMI)

Toronto Maple Leafs Training Camp: Day 2

  It’s just five days before the Toronto Maple Leafs open their season in Quebec against their dreaded rival Montreal Canadiens.  Puck drop will be at 7 pm in the French Canadian hotbed of […]

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
Cody Franson's play has certainly improved over last season (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Cody Franson Expected To Sign With Maple Leafs

In a move that was probably long overdue, the Toronto Maple Leafs are expected to sign restricted free agent defenseman Cody Franson to a one-year deal worth a reported $1 […]

by · January 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
Brian Burke (Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE)

Analyzing Brian Burke’s Tenure As GM Of The Maple Leafs

When Brian Burke was fired as President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, it’s fair to say the hockey world was shocked. The timing was more than a […]

by · January 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
The Maple Leafs are happy to have Joffrey Lupul back in the lineup (John E. Sokolowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Paul Ranger, Playoffs Among Potential 2013 Toronto Maple Leafs Surprises

The 2012-13 NHL season is sure to provide plenty of surprises. Among them for the Toronto Maple Leafs could be Paul Ranger, the playoffs and more.

by · January 11, 2013 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Brian Burke (Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE)

Brian Burke: A Winner Off the Ice

It feels like just yesterday that Brian Burke walked into the Air Canada Centre, seated behind a podium taking an onslaught of questions from a media group that represented the […]

by · January 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Toronto Maple Leafs, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Neither Brian Burke nor Dave Nonis have been able to find a generally accepted first line centre during their time with the Maple Leafs (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Brian Burke Firing: Is Dave Nonis The Right Replacement?

Just days away from a 48-game season commencing, the timing of the firing is questionable. Why fire Burke now? Why fire him with the draft and free agency already behind him?

What the Leafs won't be doing this summer? Playing hockey. (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Why Brian Burke Deserves Credit For Future Toronto Success

For two consecutive seasons, the Toronto Maple Leafs have shown they have what it takes to compete with the league’s best teams – at times.

So Burke is Gone, Now What About Roberto Luongo?

So Burke is Gone, Now What About Roberto Luongo?

Many rumours have popped up lately surrounding Roberto Luongo’s current situation with the Vancouver Canucks. One of the most popular is the “Luongo to Toronto” trade. This makes some sort […]

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High Flyer: Luke Schenn Crucial to Philly’s Success

At just 23 years of age, Luke Schenn has yet to prove he’s an elite NHL defenseman.  Drafted fifth overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2008, he was hyped […]

What the Leafs won't be doing this summer? Playing hockey. (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

What’s In Store For The 2013 Toronto Maple Leafs?

Coming off a season in which the Toronto Maple Leafs finished with a paltry 35-37-10 record, the fans of the Blue and White will be looking for a measure of improvement.

by · January 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Previews and Predictions, Toronto Maple Leafs
An intense Wendel Clark, as featured in the 1991-92 Topps Stadium Club set.

Rock Out for the Lockout: The Ballad of Wendel Clark

With the NHL lockout firmly in place and both sides entrenched for what may be a long, drawn out battle, we’re taking this opportunity to explore the musical side of […]

by · January 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs
Keith Ballard could be a buyout option for the Canucks (Icon SMI)

How Do NHL Compliance Buyouts Work?

NHL teams will be allowed two compliance buyouts heading into next season. How do compliance buyouts work and how might they be exploited?