1. Toronto Blue Jays Season Preview: The Outfield

    Here is the third and final installment of my preview of the Toronto Blue Jays of 2008. It has taken a while in coming, but here it is, my preview of the Jays' outfield...

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  2. Leafs-Capitals: Sundin, Toskala too Much for Washington

    The Toronto Maple Leafs finished off their recent road trip with a big win over the new-look Washington Capitals last night. The Leafs are now 4-0-1 in their last five games as they make a push for the Stanley Cup Playoffs...

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  3. NHL Playoffs Need Changing

    The setup of the NHL playoffs is ridiculous. Why does every team leading their division get a top three playoff spot in their conference? The NHL should outright get rid of this rule...

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  4. Maple Leafs-Red Wings: Toronto Wins in Overtime

    On a day when hockey is celebrated across Canada, the Toronto Maple Leafs took a 3-2 overtime decision against the Detroit Red Wings. The Leafs have won three of their last four games against very strong teams in Ottawa, Montreal, and Detroit...

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  5. Leafs-Senators: Toronto Snaps Skid With Win Over Ottawa

    The Toronto Maple Leafs snapped a four-game skid last night with a 4-2 win over the Eastern Conference-leading Ottawa Senators...

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  6. Alexander Ovechkin: The Present and the Future of the NHL

    Alexander Ovechkin, perhaps the most potent offensive threat of the new NHL, is one of the greatest pure goal scorers of this era. Ovechkin is one of the faces of the NHL right now and will be for at least the next decade...

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  7. Ovechkin Takes Home First Star of the Month Honours

    On Friday the NHL announced that Alexander Ovechkin took home the first star of the month of January. J.P. Dumont was named second star and Cristobal Huet was the third star of the month...

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  8. Toronto Maple Leafs-Ottawa Senators: Battle of Ontario, Round Five

    The new year hasn't been a great one off the ice for Ray Emery. The netminder hasn't seen any action since being fined by the team for sleeping in and showing up four minutes late for practice on Long Island a week ago...

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  9. From Grizzly To Laker: Pau Gasol Heads To L.A.

    Kobe Bryant is finally happy with the Lakers. Bryant didn't like what management had been doing this year, and even asked to be traded...

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  10. Toronto Blue Jays Season Preview: The Infield

    Here is my second article in a series previewing the Toronto Blue Jays 2008 season. In this one, I'll provide insight on the Jays infield.First Base: Injuries hopefully won't hinder Lyle Overbay again...

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  11. Toronto Blue Jays: 2008 Pitchers and Catchers Preview

    With over a week until Spring Training, it's never too early to take a sneak peek at the 2008 Toronto Blue Jays' Season. This series will provide some insight and information on each position...

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  12. Leafs Season: Second Half Can Only Get Better

    The Toronto Maple Leafs have had another mediocre first half this year. They've started the season a dismal 16-18-8, and are sitting at 13th in the Eastern Conference and last in the Northeast division...

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  13. Maple Leafs-Penguins: Toronto Takes a Beating

    After a rousing shootout win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Toronto Maple Leafs were trampled 6-2 by the Penguins in Pittsburgh on Thursday night...

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  14. Razor Sharp In Leafs Win Over Sabres

    Andrew Raycroft faced 30 shots last night—and not one of them found the back of the net, as the Leafs ousted the Sabres 3-0 at HSBC Arena.Raycroft picked up his second win of the year and improved his record to 2-1-2 this season...

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  15. Leafs Look To Come Out With Win Against the Struggling Sabres

    The Toronto Maple Leafs, who have lost three out of their last four, head to Buffalo on Friday to face the Sabres for the second time this year...

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  16. The Flyers Early Success: Is It For Real?

    The Philadelphia Flyers are having a great start to their 07/08 season, but are they for real? I think they are, here are my reasons for why they will continue to have a good season and make the playoffs for the first time in 3 years...

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  17. Could It Get Any Worse? Leafs Troubles Against Ottawa Continue

    The Toronto Maple Leafs lost to the Ottawa Senators last night for the third time already this year in a 5-1 decision.The Leafs played this game like they didn't even expect to come close...

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  18. 2008 NHL All-Star Game: Ballot and Picks

    The ballot for the 2008 NHL All-Star Game has been finalized. This season's game will be held in Atlanta. I've reproduced the ballot below, and I've made my choices with stars beside the players, with the starters in bold...

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  19. Maple Leafs-Senators: Round Three in the Battle of Ontario

    The Toronto Maple Leafs head into Scotiabank Place looking to win the third game of the season series against the Ottawa Senators.After a home-and-home series that saw the Ottawa came out on top, the Sens have gone on to a record of 12-1-0...

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  20. Passing the Puck: The Top 10 NHL Teams of the Future

    In this article I will break down, in my opinion, the NHL teams that are best set for the future. All of the players considered are 25 years of age or younger. 1...

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  21. Wellwood, Bell Looking To Return To Leafs Lineup

    Kyle Wellwood and Mark Bell are each looking to make their season debuts on Tuesday night in Ottawa. For Bell it will be his first ever game in the blue and white, while this will be Wellwood's first game of his 3rd season playing for the Leafs...

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  22. Maple Leafs-Canadiens: Toronto Gets Late Lift From Matt Stajan

    The Toronto Maple Leafs headed into Montreal looking for a much-needed win after two tough losses to the Caps and Devils.They got it, thanks to a Matt Stajan goal with under two minutes left in the game...

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  23. Leafs Looking to Get Back on Track In Montreal

    After two tough losses the Toronto Maple Leafs are looking to rebound in Montreal tonight. This is the second of eight times the two teams will be meeting this year and the first time in Montreal...

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  24. Maple Leafs' Defensive Struggles Haunting Them Again

    The Toronto Maple Leafs—coming off a 7-1 beating from Alexander Ovechkin and the Capitals—are looking to rebound against the New Jersey Devils tonight in New Jersey...

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