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Toronto Maple Leafs Need a Franchise Player: Who Should They Target?

January 26th, 2011
It has become painfully clear that the Toronto Maple Leafs, as they are constructed at present, have a serious issue scoring goals. They have at times been able to open up the flood gates with some big games (The 9-3 thrashing of Atlanta comes to mind), but all in all, this ...

Toronto Maple Leaf Fans: What Would You Do If You Were in Brian Burke’s Shoes?

January 20th, 2011
The arguments are plenty, and range from expensive offseason free agent signings to offer sheets to slowly rebuilding by obtaining more high-end draft picks and prospects. But what is the right thing to do? Toronto is the centre of the hockey universe, and if you listen to talk radio or look ...

Toronto Maple Leafs: Why They Need To Trade for Alexander Semin By the Deadline

January 20th, 2011
Being a Leaf fan is a lot like being a drug addict I would imagine. You are addicted to the "stuff" and you always feel like crap the next day after indulging. It also plays some weird tricks with your mind, which is why I have had a change of ...

Toronto Maple Leafs Quickie Rebuild: Could Brian Burke Be onto Something?

January 17th, 2011
Fans, media and Leaf haters alike are quick to jump down the throat of Brian Burke for the infamous Phil Kessel trade because of the sacrifice of two first round picks and a second rounder . This majority argues that the Leafs brass, namely Burke, sacrificed the club's future by ...

Toronto Maple Leafs Are a Bit Off Centre To Put It Mildly

July 4th, 2010
If Brian Burke "needs" to make the playoffs this year, then there is absolutely now way that he can go into the season with Tyler Bozak as his number one centre. No way in H-E double hockey sticks. I am actually a huge Tyler Bozak fan. This kid has everything necessary ...

Phil Kessel Deal Wasn’t Great for Toronto Maple Leafs But Not Complete Disaster

June 28th, 2010
I am getting really tired of people treating Tyler Seguin like the second coming of Steve Yzerman. Don't get me wrong—by all accounts this kid is going to be a fantastic hockey player, and he may indeed be special like Steve Y. But all I hear day in and day out ...

Leafs Closer To Playoffs Then Most Think

May 1st, 2010
Contrary to popular belief, I actually believe the Leafs can make the playoffs, or at the very least should be in the race right to the end with the team they have right now. That is not to say they do not need to make some moves as they clearly do, ...