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Wayne Primeau Wants Back on the Toronto Maple Leafs: Does He Fit?

September 3rd, 2010
35-year-old veteran Wayne Primeau wants to return to the National Hockey League for the 2010-2011 season, which would be his 16th in the league, according to TheFourthPeriod.com (via Toronto Sun). “I still feel I can play and contribute to a team,” Primeau told the Sun. “Hopefully someone steps forward and gives ...

Sean Avery and the Best Trash Talkers in the NHL

August 26th, 2010
It is an art and it is a skill.Nobody can learn to trash-talk, or practice trash-talking. It is something that people are just naturally good at, some more than others.Some players have mastered the art of trash-talking and agitating in general. Sean Avery is known all around the National Hockey League as ...

Five NHL Free Agents The Toronto Maple Leafs Should Consider

August 24th, 2010
It's no secret that the Toronto Maple Leafs' offence isn't exactly the best in the league. Sure, the Maple Leafs' roster consists of two-time 30-goal scorer Phil Kessel, two-time 20-goal scorer Kris Versteeg and (likely) rookie Nazem Kadri, who is expected to be a large part of the Maple Leafs' offence, but ...

Toronto Maple Leafs: Can They Make The Playoffs in 2010-2011?

August 14th, 2010
  Before I begin, I want to say that I am not like a lot of other Leafs fans. In other words, I am not going to sit here and tell you that the Maple Leafs are going to make the playoffs and maybe even win the Stanley Cup just because ...

Toronto Maple Leafs: Potential Tomas Kaberle Trade Options

August 7th, 2010
Even though there is little time left to trade Tomas Kaberle without his consent, the Maple Leafs options remain the same. Many teams have been involved in rumors stating that they have shown interest in the 32-year-old, including the Columbus Blue Jackets, Boston Bruins, Los Angeles Kings, Dallas Stars and Anaheim Ducks. They may, ...

NHL Trade Rumors: Tomas Kaberle Trade Likely, Columbus Not Interested?

August 3rd, 2010
Andy Sutton, Glen Metropolit, Marty Turco, Alexei Ponikarovsky, Andrew Ladd, Domonic Moore, and Shaone Morrisonn all found new homes during this week, while Todd White was traded to the New York Rangers and Erik Johnson re-signed with the Blues for two years. Despite all of that, the Washington Capitals remained the busiest team. It all ...

NHL Rumors and Rumblings: Buds Turn Up The Heat, Avs Talking With Oilers

July 27th, 2010
It's been a busy week in the NHL, with the re-signings of Cody Parent, David Perron, Ondrej Pavelec and Mason Raymond, Spezza setting the record straight and Gange getting traded to Tampa Bay. Unfortunately, all of that was over shadowed by Ilya Kovalchuk. Kovalchuk signed, and even had an official press conference for, his new 17-year, $102 ...

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Defense: How Do They Stack Up?

July 26th, 2010
The Maple Leafs have acquired a new defenseman...again. It's becoming a trend, doesn't it seem? The Leafs will sign or trade for another defenseman rather than focus on another forward.     This time it was 28-year-old Brett Lebda and 25-year-old Danny Richmond. Lebda, who has spent his entire five season, 326-game NHL career with the Detroit ...

Toronto Maple Leafs Perfect Fit for Kris Versteeg and Colby Armstrong

July 8th, 2010
The Maple Leafs shocked hockey fans the day before free agency began by taking a different route to improving their team. Rather than signing a big name free agent, they completed a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks that saw Kris Versteeg and prospect Bill Sweatt come to Toronto in exchange for Swedish winger ...

Toronto Maple Leafs: Potential Targets During Free Agency

June 29th, 2010
With the National Hockey League's free agency period rapidly approaching, the Maple Leafs are getting set to make a couple changes. Most notably, of course, is the likely addition of a top-six forward, preferably one to play with Phil Kessel. That player does not necessarily have to be a center or ...