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Toronto Maple Leafs Looking To Trade at Deadline, Do They Go Younger Or Older?

January 10th, 2011
As trade deadline day approaches in the NHL the Toronto Maple Leafs will be the subjects of a great deal of rumors, as they have been the past three years.  Most of this speculation will be false, and much of the remainder will be inaccurate either in terms of what ...

World Juniors: D’Amigo Hit To the Head, Leafs Wishing They Had Both Schenns

December 29th, 2010
It was a rough night on Tuesday at the World Juniors, with three suspensions being dealt out after three different hits to the head.  Zack Kassian, a forward for the Canadian team, was suspended for two games after connecting with the head of Czech Republic defenseman Petr Senkerik. Jerry D'Amigo, a ...

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Canadian Prospects Cut from World Junior Tryout

December 14th, 2010
The dreaded call on Monday morning ended the hope of Maple Leafs prospects Jesse Blacker and Bradley Ross, as they were cut from Canada's World Junior roster. Blacker, who was a late invite to camp after an injury to Phoenix prospect Brandon Gormley created an opening, was returned to the Owen ...

Toronto Maple Leafs Prospects: 5 Exciting Talents Not Yet With the Marlies

November 24th, 2010
It hasn't been a great season so far for the Toronto Maple Leafs, but there is hope both in the team and in the system.Nazem Kadri and Keith Aulie have already been called up from the Marlies to provide a spark for the big club, Christian Hanson and Korbinian Holzer ...

Toronto Maple Leafs Need To Take Advantage of Injuries to Division Rivals

October 12th, 2010
As the injuries begin to mount up around the league it is interesting to note how many of them are happening to teams in the Northeast Division.  Already the Leafs have started better than they did last year, but it is only two games in, and they have to remain ...

Toronto Maple Leafs Vs. Ottawa Senators: Who Will Be The Better Team?

September 21st, 2010
The Battle of Ontario is a series of games that everyone in Toronto and Ottawa follows closely. They are hard-fought, physical affairs that strike an emotional cord with both fan bases.   There is a lot of pressure on both teams heading into the new year, and their first test is ...

Leafs Vs. Senators: Battle of Ontario Starts Early This Year

September 14th, 2010
Just as it is with watching the regular Toronto Maple Leafs, it was eerily similar with their rookies.  There was moments of brilliance and great excitement, and times of absolute frustration and annoyance.  This likely could be said of watching any team, but the Leafs always seem to excel at ...

D’Amigo, McKegg: Toronto Maple Leafs Rookies Show the Offense Against Chicago

September 12th, 2010
The premier offensive talents of the Maple Leafs prospect team showed their stuff against the Chicago rookies on Saturday night.  Scoring four goals in the first period alone; the second, third and fourth round picks of Leafs this year all netted one. Bradley Ross showed some impressive patience and some ...

Toronto Maple Leafs Power Play Will Be Better: But Will It Be Enough?

September 7th, 2010
The Maple Leafs did not have a flattering ranking in offensive statistics last year... actually, they didn't have a good ranking in defensive ones either, and their special teams were the absolute worst.  Dead last in both power play and penalty killing, the Leafs have to improve in these categories ...

LeBron James and Chris Bosh: The Ugly, Selfish Side of Sports, Part Two

August 22nd, 2010
The Cleveland fans waited with hushed expectations, ready to burst out in joy as their hero announced that he would be returning to bring glory to their city.  He couldn't possibly announce a one-hour television decision special on ESPN only to snub the city that was basically his hometown.  Could ...