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2010 NHL Rumors: Could David Krejci Be Traded To the Toronto Maple Leafs?

October 28th, 2010
Much has been made of the two new trade offers the Toronto Maple Leafs received this week, which Leafs general manager Brian Burke described as "solid hits." Many people have been speculating as to who is involved in this offers; is it Tomas Kaberle? Francois Beauchemin? ...

Toronto Maple Leafs: Brian Burke Confirms Two New Trade Offers and More

October 26th, 2010
Toronto Maple Leafs trade speculation just became even hotter. Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke went on the Bill Watters Show on AM640 today and confirmed that he has received to legitimate trade offers. "We are flexible, we have cap space, we have budget space," said ...

Toronto Maple Leafs: Bottom Six Forwards Most Underrated in NHL

October 22nd, 2010
So much focus has gone towards the top-six forwards on the Toronto Maple Leafs. So much, in fact, that lost in all of the commotion has been the impressive play of the third and fourth lines. Consisting of Colby Armstrong, Fredrik Sjostrom, Mike Zigomanis, John Mitchell, Colton Orr, ...

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New York Islanders Live Blog: Leafs Look To Go 5-0

October 18th, 2010
Puck drop between the New York Islanders (5-2-1) and Toronto Maple Leafs (5-0-0) is just moments away. Tonight, the Maple Leafs will look to improve their extremely surprising record to 5-0-0 against a New York Islanders team that has also surprised many fans and members of the media. Jean-Sebastien Giguere is expected ...

Tomas Kaberle Staying Was Best Thing To Happen to the Toronto Maple Leafs

October 17th, 2010
On August 15th, fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs and media all over North America anticipated a trade that would see veteran defenceman Tomas Kaberle pack his bags and leave the Maple Leafs. It's just over three months later, and many fans are happy to see ...

Clarke MacArthur Is Challenging Phil Kessel as the Toronto Maple Leafs’ Sniper

October 16th, 2010
There is a new sniper in Toronto, at least for now. Twenty-five-year-old Clarke MacArthur has been scoring at a rapid pace this season, with five goals in four games. That is one more goal than $5.4 million man Phil Kessel, and the two have the same amount of points, ...

Toronto Maple Leafs Improve to 3-0: How Long Can They Keep It Up?

October 14th, 2010
The Toronto Maple Leafs improved their record to 3-0-0 on Wednesday night, with a 4-3 victory over the struggling Pittsburgh Penguins. During their three-game winning streak, the Leafs have also defeated their biggest Northeast Division rivals, the Montreal ...

NHL Northeast Division Power Rankings, Week 2: Surprise at No. 1

October 13th, 2010
There were plenty of surprises from Northeast Division teams in the first week of the NHL season, none of them larger than the Toronto Maple Leafs, who are 2-0-0 to start the season. Here now my Week 1 Northeast Division power rankings:  1. ...

Toronto Maple Leafs Offence: Believe and Be Patient

October 6th, 2010
Gone are the days of Mats Sundin, Alex Mogilny and Darryl Sittler, the days when the Maple Leafs offence wasn't the worst in the entire league, and the days when fans league-wide weren't counting out the Maple Leafs when it came to the playoffs. Instead, it's become the ...

NHL 2010-2011: Lukas’ Northeast Division Power Rankings, Week 1

October 5th, 2010
The 2010-2011 NHL season is right on the door step. From signings and trades, to draft picks and major injuries, it was a very interesting off-season all around the National Hockey League, let alone the Northeast Division. Going into the new season, there are a lot of questions surrounding ...