1. Why the Cancellation of the 2013 NHL Winter Classic Isn't Such a Bad Thing

    After much speculation and numerous conflicting media reports, the cancellation of the 2013 Winter Classic was finally made official Friday afternoon by the NHL through an announcement on its website ...

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  2. Toronto Maple Leafs: Media Manufactures Scandal Involving Nazem Kadri

    Training camp for the Toronto Marlies opened on Thursday, September 27 and as per Maple Leafs tradition, everything was heavily scrutinized. Ah, Toronto—where good isn't good enough, average is terrible and bad is disastrous...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about almost 2 years ago 5,709 reads 53 comments

  3. Toronto Maple Leafs: What the Departure of Goalie Coach Francois Allaire Means

    On Monday morning, Renaud Lavoie of RDS tweeted that goaltending guru Francois Allaire would be leaving the Toronto Maple Leafs after three years of service...

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  4. Toronto Maple Leafs Re-Sign Goaltender Ben Scrivens

    On Wednesday morning, the Toronto Maple Leafs announced that they had re-signed goaltender Ben Scrivens to a two-year contract...

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  5. Leafs Talk: On Nikolai Kulemin and Metallurg Magnitogorsk

    As the National Hockey League Players' Association prepares a counterproposal for the League as part of the ongoing collective bargaining agreement negotiations, rumours are ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about almost 2 years ago 1,997 reads 17 comments

  6. Toronto Maple Leafs: What's Going to Happen with Cody Franson?

    Assuming a salary cap of $70.2 million for next season, the Toronto Maple Leafs will have approximately one Scott Gomez's worth of cap space (a shade over $7.3 million) going in...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about almost 2 years ago 4,402 reads 37 comments

  7. Toronto Maple Leafs: 3 Silver Linings to a Potential Lockout

    If the NHL and the NHLPA don't start speaking the same language by September 15, the 2012-13 season will not start on time...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about 2 years ago 6,303 reads 35 comments

  8. Toronto Maple Leafs: 7 Players Who Should Be Considered Untouchable

    Every NHL team has its untouchable players. Think Logan Couture of the San Jose Sharks or Jeff Skinner of the Carolina Hurricanes . One mention of an untouchable's name during trade talks and the phone call is over...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about 2 years ago 4,187 reads 39 comments

  9. Toronto Maple Leafs: 7 Bold Predictions for the 2012-13 Season

    Nothing appears to be happening right now as far as the Leafs are concerned, so it's the perfect time to make stuff up and talk about it. Last August, I published my " 7 Bold Predictions for the [Leafs'] 2011-12 Season "...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about 2 years ago 9,407 reads 106 comments

  10. Brian Burke: Clarifying the Leaf GM's Stance on Offer Sheets

    I once found myself in the unfortunate situation of having to explain offer sheets to someone who doesn't follow sports...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about 2 years ago 4,819 reads 38 comments

  11. Nikolai Kulemin Re-Signs with Toronto Maple Leafs

    On Friday morning, CBC's Elliotte Friedman reported via Twitter that restricted free agent Nikolai Kulemin would be the recipient of a two-year deal. TSN's Darren Dreger followed up with financial terms: To be specific...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about 2 years ago 1,933 reads 53 comments

  12. Toronto Maple Leafs: With Burke as GM, Can the Leafs Ever Land a Big Free Agent?

    Brian Burke is a man of principles and deserves respect for it. Unfortunately, it is his principles that might be preventing him from doing everything in his power to improve the Toronto Maple Leafs ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about 2 years ago 4,250 reads 53 comments

  13. Maple Leaf Trade Options: Should Toronto Move One of Its Centres?

    The Toronto Maple Leafs have too many centremen, and that's not including James van Riemsdyk, who may or may not pan out at that position...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about 2 years ago 5,836 reads 75 comments

  14. Toronto Maple Leafs: 7 Leaf Fans Within the Organization

    Every player in the Leaf organization is a de facto Leaf fan, as are their moms and dads. For instance, Nazem Kadri and his dad Sam were huge fans of the Montreal Canadiens until the kid got drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2009...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about 2 years ago 3,843 reads 15 comments

  15. Brian Burke's 10 Worst Mistakes in Charge of the Toronto Maple Leafs

    Brian Burke has been the General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs since November of 2008. Since then, he has completely rebuilt the organization from the ground up, having brought ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about 2 years ago 11,897 reads 106 comments

  16. Toronto Maple Leafs: 5 Cheap Free-Agent Options to Consider

    In terms of free agency, the Toronto Maple Leafs aren't done, said Leafs GM Brian Burke . That's probably good news—the club could use more grit, experience and leadership...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about 2 years ago 13,213 reads 32 comments

  17. NHL Free Agency 2012: Recapping Day One for the Toronto Maple Leafs

    It was a busy first day of free agency for the National Hockey League with at least 65 players (still a couple hours left in the day) signing new contracts. However, it wasn't a particularly eventful day for the Toronto Maple Leafs ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about 2 years ago 4,114 reads 19 comments

  18. Maple Leafs Trade Luke Schenn to Philadelphia Flyers for James Van Riemsdyk

    According to NHL .com, the Toronto Maple Leafs have just traded defenseman Luke Schenn to the Philadelphia Flyers for forward James van Riemsdyk . This a major head-scratcher for a variety of reasons that shall be touched upon in this article...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about 2 years ago 1,814 reads 40 comments

  19. Toronto Maple Leafs: Why Defenseman Morgan Rielly Was an Amazing Pick

    Andy Rielly, Morgan Rielly's Leaf-loving dad, did a double fist-pump when Brian Burke announced his son's name at the podium on Friday night...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about 2 years ago 5,393 reads 27 comments

  20. Toronto Maple Leafs: Josh Harding Re-Signs in Minnesota; Luongo a Sure Thing?

    Earlier this afternoon, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune tweeted that the Minnesota Wild re-signed goaltender Josh Harding to a three-year deal worth $5.7 million ($1...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about 2 years ago 5,926 reads 37 comments

  21. Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Speculation: 5 Pre-Draft Trades to Consider

    What's a Leaf fan to do between the months of May and September, except argue with fellow fans about the recently finished season and fantasize about the upcoming one? The Toronto ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about 2 years ago 11,951 reads 58 comments

  22. Toronto Maple Leafs: Who Is Mr. Clutch for the Leafs?

    Good teams always have one or more players on the team who can be depended upon in tough situations to get the job done. If your team finds itself heading into overtime in Game 7, these are the players you want to get the puck to...

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  23. Toronto Maple Leafs: Predicting the Leafs' Opening Day Lineup for 2012-13

    The following slideshow features predictions for the Toronto Maple Leafs ' lineup at the start of the 2012-13 NHL season...

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  24. Toronto Maple Leafs: Which Goalie Is the Best Fit for the Leafs?

    You can add Tim Thomas to the list of goaltenders the Toronto Maple Leafs should consider acquiring this summer. The usual suspects—Roberto Luongo, Anders Lindback and Tomas Vokoun, to name a few—remain possibilities...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about 2 years ago 6,119 reads 30 comments

  25. Who's a More Important Asset to Maple Leafs: Phil Kessel or Dion Phaneuf?

    The simplest way to determine a player's value to his team is to imagine the team without him. Phil Kessel and Dion Phaneuf are two of the most important players on the Toronto ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Curtis Ng about 2 years ago 3,435 reads 33 comments