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Toronto Maple Leafs Rumor Mill: Bursting the Fans’ Bubble

July 9th, 2010
The insanity that has infected the blogs and various rumor mills regarding speculated Leaf roster moves has reached epidemic levels. The inmates are loose and conjecture is their weapon of choice. The following slide show is a sobering wake up call to members of my beloved Leaf Nation. Tomas ...

To Draft Or Not To Draft: Phil Kessel vs. Every #2 Pick Since 1990

June 26th, 2010
Much has been made of Toronto GM Brian Burke's decision to trade a package of picks to Boston for winger Phil Kessel. One of those picks ended up as the second overall selection. The Leaf-haters have thus been participating in a ridiculing feeding frenzy at the expense of the blue ...

The NHL Draft’s Wasted Years: The Worst First Rounds Since 1990

June 22nd, 2010
The 2003 NHL Draft might have been one the best of all time. 4 Draftees are now team captains. 6 Have lead their teams in scoring. 3 Have played major roles on Stanley Cup Winning Teams. 9 Have been All Stars. 2 Scored 40+ goals. 1 Was a Norris finalist 15 Olympians 5 Members of the 2010 Canadian ...

That’s Subban with Two B’s: Names To Remember for the 2010/11 Season

June 18th, 2010
With the NHL Draft next week and free agency set to begin on July 1st, the names of hot shot rookies and big ticket signings are set to dominate the hockey world. The blogosphere is alive with mock drafts, trade speculations, and free agent wish lists. So while the average ...