1. Takin' a T/O With BT—Back-End Blues for the Toronto Maple Leafs' Defense

    Last year, I started to distance myself from Don Cherry.Not in any specific way, but (Before this became the “it” article to write) I started to feel as if we were on two ...

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  2. Takin' a T/O With BT: Early Season NHL Woes Are Nothing to Fret About

    Fortunately for me, James Duthie and myself are thinking along the same lines. Unfortunately, he's a lot cooler than me. Each and every year, fans everywhere anticipate the NHL season...

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  3. Takin' a T/O With BT: Toskala and Gustavsson—Pedaling the Bike Together?

    Without disagreement, differences, or discrepancies, life would be pretty boring.Everyone would get along, there’d be no differing opinions, and politics would have no playing ...

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  4. Takin' a T/O With BT: Letters Galore for the Toronto Maple Leafs

    Today was an eventful one for the NHL, as announcements around the league ranged in their ramifications. From trade demands in Montreal and Ottawa, to decision-day in Phoenix, followed ...

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  5. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

    Like the Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators, and Buffalo Sabres before them, the Toronto Maple Leafs have a shot at second place if they can answer the questions they came into the season with...

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  6. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: Ottawa Senators

    Like the rest of the Northeast, the Ottawa Senators come into the season with a question that, if it gets answered, gives them the best shot at second place...

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  7. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: Montreal Canadiens

    As we approach the halfway point of the Northeast division, we come to a team that went through wholesale change. While the Boston Bruins and Buffalo Sabres didn't change much about their team's ...

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  8. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres

    Yesterday we examined the Boston Bruins. While the Bruins do have a question to answer in who replaces Phil Kessel and how successful they are, we also have to consider that they were ...

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  9. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: Boston Bruins

    It's finally here: The end is in sight. After five weeks we've made it through the Central, the Atlantic, the Northwest, the Southeast, and the Pacific. Now? We're simply left with the Northeast...

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  10. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: Chicago Blackhawks

    We're finally getting there. After countless glasses of scotch, cartons of cigarettes, and an endless supply of people approaching my front door saying, "If I could just have a few ...

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  11. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings

    The Central division is one of the hardest to predict. Not only do the two teams that should be at the top have some of the most prolific offenses in the leauge (Detroit and Chicago), but it's almost impossible to discount the St...

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  12. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: St Louis Blues

    St Louis Blues2008/09 Record: 41-31-10, 92 points, 6th in West—Swept by Vancouver Canucks in first roundAdditions: Ty Conklin—G (2 years/$2.6 mil), Derek Armstrong—F (FA), Brendan Bell—D (FA), Darryl Sydor—(T...

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  13. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets

    Yesterday, during the Nashville Predators preview, Kanye West had a second driving urge to interupt. And I really don't have a problem with this—except for the fact that Beyonce's video was no where near the best ever...

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  14. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: Nashville Predators

    On to our last division of the Western Conference, it's time for the Central Division. Nashville Predators2008/09 Record: 40-34-8 188 points, 10th in WestAdditions: Ben Quite—F (FA), ...

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  15. BT's 2009-10 NHL Season Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins

    There are a few things that make the Atlantic so difficult to predict. For one, last year it had four teams make the playoffs: the New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia Flyers, and Pittsburgh Penguins...

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  16. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: Philadelphia Flyers

    There are so many different weapons in the Atlantic Division. Of course the Pittsburgh Penguins have their big three, augmented by Chris Kunitz, a dynamic defense, and Marc-Andre Fleury; The ...

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  17. BT's 2009-10 NHL Season Preview: New Jersey Devils

    After making our way through both New York teams (the Rangers and the Islanders) we're now making our way across the river to New Jersey (I think it's a river anyhow)...

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  18. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Previews: New York Rangers

    After taking a trip to Long Island to visit the New York Islanders, we swing back around and hit Broadway to check out where the Blueshirts are headed this year...

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  19. BT's 2009-10 NHL Season Previews: New York Islanders

    While I should be getting today off (It's Labour Day here in Canada...I'm not up to date on United States Holidays), I'm working. That's right. Like every musician, dog-walker, or lady of the night we don't have to work, but we do because we care...

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  20. BT's 2009-10 NHL Season Previews: San Jose Sharks

    Proving that the NHL is constantly in motion, the Phoenix Coyotes signed Taylor Pyatt yesterday—a signing that will almost certainly assure their capturing of the Pacific Division crown...

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  21. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: Los Angeles Kings

    While we've gotten a bit out of order here in the Pacific (the week started with the Phoenix Coyotes, followed up by the Dallas Stars and Anaheim Ducks) we're finally getting back on track now with the L...

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  22. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Previews: Anaheim Ducks

    It seems that as we go along, the Season Previews take on a certain level of popularity. They're so popular in their second year, that there are now at least two other versions of them on Bleacher ...

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  23. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Preview: Dallas Stars

    Now that we're into the Pacific Division, we're going to switch things up just a bit. Instead of going up (or down) in the order teams will finish, the Pacific is going to be a bit more of a mish-mash...

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  24. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Previews: Phoenix Coyotes

    After two weeks we've made it out of both the Southeast and the Northwest Divisions, so I thought we'd stick in the Western Conference a little longer and deal with the Pacific...

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  25. BT's 2009/10 NHL Season Previews: Vancouver Canucks

    After a week of going through the Northwest division, we've finally come to the end with the Vancouver Canucks. What's even better is that we're now 10 teams through the previews, which is a ...

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