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Where the Toronto Maple Leafs Must Make Changes to Improve Next Season

May 14th, 2013
I'm still rattled. Reeling from that third-period breakdown and a heartbreaking overtime goal, all I can think is that Toronto did what they were supposed to do. Heading into this season, analysts everywhere were saying Toronto was a playoff team. Heck, even Sidney Crosby called Toronto a playoff team during a ...

Nazem Kadri: Proof That Waiting Really Does Pay off

March 5th, 2013
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kzgalcl3tD8This is a video from the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. I've seen this about a hundred times myself but can't think of a better way to put it. From day one, Brian Burke knew the value of Nazem Kadri. Three and a half years later, Leafs fans have begun to see ...

How an Entire-Season Lockout Can Benefit the Toronto Maple Leafs

October 6th, 2012
I know the last thing most fans want to think about is another full season cancelled but in the case of the Toronto Maple Leafs, there are a lot of benefits.The Leafs have noticeably been one of the worst teams in the NHL since the last lockout. Right now, the ...

Evaluating the Current Toronto Maple Leafs Roster and What Needs to Be Done

June 8th, 2012
Everybody knows how the Leafs managed to ruin their 2012 campaign by losing 17 out of 21 games in March. Since then, many people have been coming out and saying different things about what's wrong with the current team.The purpose of this article is to evaluate the Leafs at every ...

Toronto Maple Leafs: Who Has the Best Shot at an Award in the Next Few Years

October 15th, 2011
Before people start getting the wrong idea about the purpose of this article, it is solely a look at the Toronto Maple Leafs system and who amongst them would be the most likely to win one of the yearly NHL awards. This is a completely hypothetical article and we have ...

NHL Rumors: 10 Teams That Would Love to Trade for Marc Savard

July 28th, 2010
Everybody knows that the Boston Bruins are having salary cap problems, and with Blake Wheeler's arbitration hearing, Tyler Seguin's future contract, another roster player signing, and only $12,000, things aren't looking too good for the B's. Ever since the lockout Marc Savard has been one of the premiere centers in the ...

Five Reasons Why Ilya Kovalchuk Will Never Play in the NHL again

July 26th, 2010
For the past couple of months people have been wondering where Ilya Kovalchuk would end up when he finally made his decision for next season. When his 17 year deal with the New Jersey Devils was announced everyone thought that that would be the end of this whole ordeal. But ...

NHL Free Agency: Top 10 Teams Making Bold Moves This Summer

July 21st, 2010
Ever since the free agency period started on July 1st, players have been going every which way signing with different teams. Now that we're three weeks in, are hardly many big players left available on the open market. The free agency period is not just a time for teams to sign ...

Best of the Left: Top 10 NHL Free Agent Left Wingers

July 5th, 2010
The start of NHL free-agency is one of the most exciting times of the hockey season. While no games are played, many things can change between July 1 and the start of the new NHL season. Teams look to free-agency to help fill some of the voids on their roster. ...

Taylor Over Tyler: Good News for the Toronto Maple Leafs?

June 27th, 2010
For the better part of last season, people have been speculating about the possibility of Boston acquiring a lottery pick in exchange for Phil Kessel. With the conclusion of the season, this proved to be true. When the Leafs traded their first- and second-round picks this year and first-round pick next ...