1. Takin' a T/O With BT: Is Brian Boucher Bouncing Back Into the Saddle?

    So often, we talk about the NHL goaltending greats. When you mention the interlaced twine and the red-laden iron pipes, you associate names like Patrick Roy, Grant Fuhr, Martin Brodeur, ...

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  2. Takin' a T/O with BT: When Is It Too Early for the Future of the NHL?

    Every year, there's that can't-miss prospect. They dominate their junior hockey season (be it OHL, QMJHL, WHL, US-Development Program, etc...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about almost 6 years ago 351 reads 2 comments

  3. More NHL In Toronto? The Fans Can't Even Handle One Team

    Just because you can do something doesn't mean you should. When you think about that saying, it's kind of strange. On one hand, there's the implication that all of the power lies in your hands, that you have the ability to change what you like...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about almost 6 years ago 493 reads 21 comments

  4. Takin' a T/O With BT: The Boston Red Sox Last Dance with Destiny

    For 86 years (it was 86 wasn't it?) the Boston Red Sox went without a championship. There was talk of curses, jinxes, hexes, and any other supernatural phenomenon continually derailing this team ...

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  5. Takin' a T/O With BT: DiPietro, Toskala, and Lehtonen—Their Time to Shine?

    Who comes to mind when you think of the top goalies in today's NHL? Obviously, Martin Brodeur and his plethora of records is the light by which any other flame is judged...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about almost 6 years ago 478 reads 8 comments

  6. Takin' a T/O With BT: Ryan Hollweg—The Man, The Myth, The Suspension

    We all knew it would be a long season for Leafs fans—the team is up and down, they have trouble holding leads, and the season is (most likely—I mean, it is still early) going to be one big growing pain...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about almost 6 years ago 544 reads 6 comments

  7. Takin' a T/O With BT: The Two Faces of the Toronto Maple Leafs

    Coming into this season, we were warned that it might be like this. We knew not to expect miracles from a new cast of players that were still getting their feet wet...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about almost 6 years ago 462 reads 2 comments

  8. The 2008/09 NHL Season According to BT

    As we're just 48-hours away from the North American start of the 2008-09 NHL season, and I just wrapped up the season previews with the Toronto Maple Leafs, I figured it was a fine time to recap...

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  9. BT's 2008/09 NHL Season Preview: The Toronto Maple Leafs

    Preface: So we've finally come to an end of the previews, and this is the only place that my bias will come into play—I decided to finish with my favorite team, the Toronto Maple Leafs...

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  10. BT's 2008-09 NHL Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres

    Preface: I don't really have much to say on this one. I guess I'll start it off by saying the Buffalo Sabres jerseys remind me of a game of Rollerball. Which is strange because I've never seen that movie...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about almost 6 years ago 838 reads 9 comments

  11. BT's 2008-09 NHL Season Preview: Ottawa Senators

    All right, so the season technically started—but I'll tell you what: If you ignore the fact that the season technically started yesterday in Europe, I'll ignore the fact you "overlooked" ...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about almost 6 years ago 537 reads 1 comments

  12. BT's 2008/09 NHL Season Preview: Boston Bruins

    Preface: The preseason is weird. Luke Schenn seems to be a Norris and a Calder Trophy candidate (that is, if defensive defensemen ever got consideration for the Calder), the Dallas ...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about almost 7 years ago 1,029 reads 9 comments

  13. BT's 2008/09 NHL Season Preview: The Montreal Canadiens

    Preface: Lane Kiffin just got the rawest deal of any man in any situation ever. Al Davis doesn't want to pay the man after making him a symbol of public ridicule, and all he ever did was try to make the Oakland Raiders competitive once again...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about 6 years ago 801 reads 4 comments

  14. BT's "Rookies" to Watch in the 2008/09 NHL Season

    Every year, there are a ton of rookies who come into the season and show promise right off the bat, or even halfway through the campaign...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about 6 years ago 2,689 reads 8 comments

  15. BT's 2008/09 NHL Season Preview: The New York Rangers

    Preface: I've learned to hate the preseason. Granted you get a look at some of your team's young up-and-comers, but waiver movement will kill you, guys get injured, guys get surgery, and you just can't win...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about 6 years ago 731 reads 18 comments

  16. BT's 2008-09 NHL Season Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins

    Preface: Alright, so I'm a little angry right now. Due to the fact that I'm knee-deep in season previews, I'm a little at a loss to do research for an MLB playoff column, and three of the games start wednesday...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about 6 years ago 1,053 reads 3 comments

  17. BT's 2008/09 NHL Season Preview: The Philadelphia Flyers

    Preface: This afternoon I watched an interview with Cito Gaston, the Toronto Blue Jays manager, sounds ridiculously akin to Morgan Freeman. I just thought you should know this...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about 6 years ago 961 reads 6 comments

  18. BT's 2008/09 NHL Season Preview: New Jersey Devils

    Preface: So after finishing up the New York Islanders, I didn't have to go to far for the New Jersey Devils. In fact, if it wasn't for Ottawa, the entire Atlantic division would be together in the alphabet...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about 6 years ago 973 reads 17 comments

  19. BT's 2008-09 NHL Season Preview: New York Islanders

    Preface: We're in the home stretch now, and I think I'm panicking. My original goal was to have the season previews done by October 4—the opening of the NHL season overseas...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about 6 years ago 798 reads 9 comments

  20. BT's 2008/09 NHL Season Preview: The San Jose Sharks

    Preface: It's the last team in the Pacific division! You know what that means? Ten more teams until I can get my life back, start bumping up those marks, and get my girlfriend back from the pool boy! Well...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about 6 years ago 853 reads 5 comments

  21. BT's 2008/09 NHL Season Preview: Anaheim Ducks

    Preface: After a bit of a break to go and talk to Pat Quinn, we're back with the season previews. Hope everyone had a good weekend...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about 6 years ago 768 reads 3 comments

  22. Takin' a T/O with BT: 'Making the Connection' with Pat Quinn

    Ask anyone in Toronto and they'll remember Pat Quinn. Whether it was for drastically improving the beleaguered Leafs and taking them to two Conference Finals appearances, his trademark ...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about 6 years ago 2,099 reads 1 comments

  23. BT's 2008/09 NHL Season Preview: The Dallas Stars

    Preface: This will be the last preview until Monday...or at least Sunday night. Before I move on with the Anaheim Ducks, I want to know what's going on with Mathieu Schnieder, and I still have to write the San Jose preview...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about 6 years ago 783 reads 5 comments

  24. BT's Top 50 NHL Players: Let the Argument Begin!

    Who are the top-50 players in the NHL? Well...that definitely depends on who you ask. In an argument that has as many answers as who the best player in the NHL (alright......

    xx yy Written by xx yy about 6 years ago 17,615 reads 46 comments

  25. BT's 2008/09 NHL Season Preview: The Phoenix Coyotes

    Preface: I know we've all been waiting for September forever, but now that it's here, I can't stand it. I'm way too busy. I think I have three articles due to day, which could possible be as high as five at the end of the day...

    xx yy Written by xx yy about 6 years ago 694 reads 5 comments