1. Five NHL Prospects That Must Make Their Teams

    With the NHL looking more and more like a young man's game, the importance of building through the draft has become a huge priority for NHL clubs...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 6,339 reads 18 comments

  2. Toronto Maple Leafs: Five Things We Can Expect for the 2010-11 Season

    With the 2010-11 NHL season just under eight weeks away, my thoughts turned to making a few guarantees for our beloved Toronto Maple Leafs.Many Leaf fans have a lot of questions for the upcoming 2010-11 season...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 4,337 reads 16 comments

  3. Toronto Maple Leafs: Season May Be Won or Lost Down the Middle

    As much as it pains me to write this, Toronto Maple Leaf fans look to be headed for another long/frustrating season in 2010-11...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 1,207 reads 57 comments

  4. Toronto Maple Leafs: Will Raffi Torres Be With the Team This Season?

    With the Tomas Kaberle saga now over, many Toronto Maple Leaf fans are left asking themselves what Leafs general manager Brian Burke’s next move will be?Many media experts have ...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 2,500 reads 29 comments

  5. Tomas Kaberle Stays With The Toronto Maple Leafs: What Now?

    For those of you that sat by your computer all day in hopes of being one of the first to catch a glimpse of the Tomas Kaberle trade, I know your pain...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 2,120 reads 80 comments

  6. Tomas Kaberle Headed To Tampa Bay Lightning?

    With the Tomas Kaberle trade deadline less than two hours away, the Tampa Bay Lightning are said to be the team with the most interest in the talented veteran defenseman...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 4,043 reads 41 comments

  7. Tomas Kaberle: What Are Brian Burke's Options If He Stays?

    With just under six hours to go before Tomas Kaberle’s no-trade clause goes back into effect, there seems to be a growing feeling amongst fans and media types that Kaberle may, in fact, remain a Toronto Maple Leaf...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 3,463 reads 25 comments

  8. Tomas Kaberle Update: Is Kaberle Going To Remain a Toronto Maple Leaf?

    TSN’s Darren Dreger is reporting that, while Brian Burke has been fielding offers for veteran defenseman Tomas Kaberle, that, thus far, the offers have been underwhelming."If these offers are all we get...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 2,225 reads 33 comments

  9. Tomas Kaberle: Looks Like A Deal Will Come Down to the Wire

    With about 26 hours to go before Tomas Kaberle’s no-trade clause goes back into effect the entire hockey world is at the mercy of Toronto Maple Leafs general manager to close the deal...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 2,446 reads 43 comments

  10. Tomas Kaberle: The Five Best Fits for Kabby

    The jury is still out on whether or not Toronto Maple Leafs veteran defensemen Tomas Kaberle will be traded, but with just over 24 hours to go before Kaberle’s no-trade clause ...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 2,806 reads 8 comments

  11. Tomas Kaberle Rumors: Should Brian Burke Be Looking at Prospects, Picks?

    For the past several months we have read a nauseating amount of articles speculating on just what Toronto Maple Leafs general manger Brian Burke would be willing to accept for Tomas Kaberle...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 2,960 reads 86 comments

  12. Toronto Maple Leafs: Who Will Emerge as 10 Most Beloved of 2010-11?

    Like every sports fan, Toronto Maple Leafs fans have their favorite players. The 2010-11 edition of the Maple Leafs will boast some new faces, aging veterans and emerging stars...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 5,147 reads 31 comments

  13. Ilya Kovalchuk Is Once Again a Free Agent: What Are His Best Options?

    Now that arbitrator Richard Block has delivered a verdict in favor of the NHL on Ilya Kovalchuk’s 17-year, $102 million contract, the talented Russian is once again an unrestricted free agent...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 2,420 reads 20 comments

  14. What Is Tomas Kaberle Worth?

    With 820 NHL games played, 80 career goals, 402 career assists and a career plus/minus rating of +27, Tomas Kaberle has the stats to back up his title of an elite defenseman...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 5,949 reads 169 comments

  15. Ilya Kovalchuk a Free Agent After NHL Wins Devils Arbitration Hearing

    Numerous online publications are reporting that independent arbitrator Richard Bloch has ruled on the 17-year, $102 million Ilya Kovalchuk contract and the that NHL has won its case...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 1,144 reads 20 comments

  16. All About the Benjamins: Why NHL Players Are Choosing the KHL

    This offseason we have watched as several NHL players have chosen to continue their career with the KHL, shunning the NHL in the process...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 2,421 reads 39 comments

  17. Ilya Kovalchuk Arbitration Hearing Concludes...And the Winner Is?

    It appears as if the NHL and NHLPA will finally have an answer as to which side will emerge victorious in the grueling Ilya Kovalchuk saga...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 815 reads 19 comments

  18. Ilya Kovalchuk Deal Could Be Devastating for the NHL

    It is widely believed that the Ilya Kovalchuk deal and subsequent hearings have all but kept many NHL teams and unrestricted free agent players from making more of a splash this summer...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 3,984 reads 49 comments

  19. Ten Reasons the Toronto Maple Leafs Will Improve in 2010-11

    With a record of 30-38-14 in 2009-10, the Toronto Maple Leafs finished the season 29th overall. Needless to say, the only way for the Leafs to go is up in 2010-11 and there are plenty of reasons to believe this to be true...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 5,509 reads 43 comments

  20. Ilya Kovalchuk Update: Arbitration Looming

    NHL.com’s Dan Rosen is reporting that Ilya Kovalchuk’s arbitration case will commence on Wednesday, with a decision being made public as early as Friday...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 663 reads 10 comments

  21. Mike Modano Headed To HockeyTown?

    The Detroit Free Press is reporting that Mike Modano will sign a contract with the Detroit Red Wings. Modano, who spent 20 seasons with the Dallas Stars, is expected to make the announcement on Thursday...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 544 reads 12 comments

  22. Marty Turco In, Antti Niemi Out for Chicago Blackhawks?

    When the arbitration ruling came back in Antti Niemi’s favor, it was pretty much a foregone conclusion that the Chicago Blackhawks were going to be forced to part ways with the Finnish netminder...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 2,365 reads 31 comments

  23. Five Toronto Maple Leafs That Will See Their Point Totals Increase Next Season

    Given how poorly the Toronto Maple Leafs faired last season it’s not hard to pick out the five Maple Leafs players that will see an improvement in their offensive numbers...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 3,812 reads 10 comments

  24. Ian White Signs With Calgary Flames, but Are Cap Problems Looming?

    The Calgary Flames are reporting that Ian White has signed a one-year contract that will see the former Toronto Maple Leaf make close to $3 million...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 628 reads 6 comments

  25. Will the Tampa Bay Lightning Make the Playoffs in 2010-11?

    Since the moment the Tampa Bay Lightning signed legendary NHL player Steve Yzerman to be their general manager, the team has undergone an incredible re-tooling process...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about 4 years ago 873 reads 31 comments