With Qualifying Offers Not Issued, The Wild Could Target These Free Agents

With the June 30 deadline to issue qualifying offers to RFAs having passed, a slew of young players have entered the unrestricted free agent pool at the 11th hour. With …

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Should Kris Letang Be Inserted As a Top-Six Forward?

Should Kris Letang be inserted as a top-six forward on the Pittsburgh Penguins? Letang leads all NHL defenseman in scoring with 21 points. That mark is tied with the Sedin …

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Brian Burke in Toronto: His 5 Best Transactions

Dion Phaneuf Leafs

Brian Burke has been with Toronto since November, 2008. For many, he came to a team that had precious little desirable talent playing at the NHL level, and the franchise was lacking …

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Brian Burke Is His Own Worst Enemy

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Brian Burke has never been the shy type. For some, that made him an ideal candidate for the general manager’s job with the Toronto Maple Leafs — a no-nonsense guy who …

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Maple Leafs Panel: Coaching Change, Veteran Players & Aulie Traded

Joffrey Lupul Leafs

Maple Leafs Panel is a weekly feature that is published every Monday here on The Hockey Writers. It is a feature where THW Toronto Maple Leafs correspondents Lukas Hardonk, Mark Ascione and Alex Mamalis answer three questions that concern the …

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Yawns All Around: NHL Trade Deadline Winners and Losers

Paul Gaustad Sabres

Jim Neveau, Senior NHL Columnist Another trade deadline is now in the books in the National Hockey League, and despite the huge expectations and people calling it the league’s “Christmas”, …

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Breaking Down Canada’s World Junior Roster

Canada’s World Junior Roster, not as many easy choices as in years past.