1. Toronto Maple Leafs' Prospect Profile: Mikhail Stefanovich

    Years down the road Mikhail Stefanovich may be viewed as one of the big draft day steals that helped rebuild the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Leafs took Mikhail with their fourth round pick (98th overall) in the 2008 NHL entry draft...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about almost 6 years ago 1,210 reads 3 comments

  2. Porter's Weekly Leafland Talk: Top Free Agents On The Market Come July 1

    This weeks piece may not be directly on the blue and white, but you better believe the Leafs are taking a good hard look at most of these guys. July 1st is a celebration for NHL general managers, a Christmas if you will...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about almost 6 years ago 335 reads 9 comments

  3. Porter's Weekly Leafland Talk: Will The Leafs Turn Into The Marlies

    Just three days away from the NHL's trade deadline, questions of who's going where are being asked across Toronto. One question that’s not being asked however is, who will fill up the Maple Leaf's roster for the remainder of the season...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about almost 6 years ago 93 reads 0 comments

  4. Mid-season Mock Draft

    With the trade deadline looming, there will be a few first round draft picks on the move in the coming week so I wanted to put my midseason draft list out there...

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  5. Porter's Weekly Leafland Talk: Trade Predictions

    It is prediction time as the trade deadline draws near, last week I talked about who will stay and who goes in leaf land. This week I’m going to predict some trades that could happen on or before March 4...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about almost 6 years ago 324 reads 8 comments

  6. Porter's Weekly Leafland Talk: Should The Leafs Claim Manny Legace Off Waivers?

    The Toronto Maple Leafs goaltending issue this year has been well documented in the media, which is why I believe Toronto should claim St.Louis goaltender Manny Legace off waivers should he be placed on re-entry waivers by the Blues...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about almost 6 years ago 123 reads 2 comments

  7. Justin Pogge Gets Call against Buffalo Tonight

    Justin Pogge will start his third NHL game tonight when the Toronto Maple Leafs face off against the Buffalo Sabres at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo...

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  8. Porter's Weekly Leafland Talk: Who Stays and Who Goes?

    With the NHL trade deadline about a month away, I wanted to weigh in on who might stay and who might be wearing a new sweater come March 4th...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about almost 6 years ago 256 reads 2 comments

  9. Blakey, Blakey,Blakey What are we Going to do With You?

    Jason Blake, what are we going to do with you? The pesky Toronto forward has been lighting it up the last few weeks and is beginning to beg the question, what do the Leafs do with Jason Blake? 1...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about almost 6 years ago 164 reads 6 comments

  10. Porter's Weekly Leafland Talk:Toronto Won't Get Tavares, Maybe Duchene Or Cowen?

    The goal of many Leaf fans this season is to see Toronto pick John Tavares in the upcoming draft. I must say I wanted this too, but there are three reasons why Toronto won't get the junior star...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about almost 6 years ago 142 reads 2 comments

  11. It's All A Numbers Game: Part Six, No. 51-60

    After a month break, "It's All A Numbers Game" is back with the sixth part. This time, we'll be taking a look at No. 51 to No. 60. Last installments poll winner was Joe Pavelski at No...

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  12. Biting a New Trend in Hockey?

    Just 24 hours after writing an article about Joakim Andersson of Sweden biting Thomas Hickey of Canada during a scrum in front of the net in last night's World Junior Championship Final, ...

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  13. Sweden Takes a 'Bite' Out Of Canada

    It's the second intermission at this moment in time between team Canada and Sweden in the 2009 World Junior Championship Finals. During a scrum in front of the Canada net, Swedens' No...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about almost 6 years ago 108 reads 1 comments

  14. Porter's Weekly Leafland Talk: Mats Sundin a Canuck, Dominic Moore & Rumours

    Porter's Weekly Leafland is back after a short break for holidays and I've got a triple-packed installment for you. Well, Mats Sundin is a Canuck, and he lost the tiny shred of respect I had for him...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about almost 6 years ago 196 reads 1 comments

  15. Nik Antropov and Pavel Kubina to the Columbus Blue Jackets?

    With Brian Burke still yet to make his first move, rumours are swirling about in Toronto. The newest is a deal that would see center Nik Antropov and defenseman Pavel Kubina shipped to the Columbus Blue Jackets...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about almost 6 years ago 1,061 reads 20 comments

  16. 2008: The Year That Was of Comeback Players

    This is the second part of a 7 part series and we take a look at the comeback players of 2008 in North America's four top professional sports leagues...

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  17. Porter's Weekly Leafland Talk: What Gifts Should the Leafs Get This Christmas?

    With Christmas less then a week away, lets take a look at what some players may want to find under their trees. Vesa Toskala A puck the size of a beach ball. Maybe then he can stop something! Ron Wilson A blue "C...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about 6 years ago 50 reads 1 comments

  18. The Year That Was: 2008's Best Players of Every Sport

    Well 2008 is drawing to a close and it's time to look back at the year that was. So over the next 7 days I'll be bringing you a series of slideshow looking at players from the MLB,NFL,NBA, and the NHL in 2008...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about 6 years ago 441 reads 1 comments

  19. Kaberle for Kovalchuk: A Deal Made in Heaven, or a Little Closer to Home?

    It seems that every season there is talk of at least one superstar being shopped around by his team. This year that player seems to be Ilya Kovalchuk...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about 6 years ago 363 reads 16 comments

  20. Stefan Legein Set to Return to Hockey

    Three months after Columbus prospect Stefan Legein announced he was quiting hockey, he has changed his mind. TSN has reported that Stefan will return to Columbus in the New Year...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about 6 years ago 291 reads 0 comments

  21. Porter's Weekly Leafland Talk: Burke 2-0 As GM

    Well, the "surprise" signing of Brian Burke occurred this week and so far the Leafs are 2-0-0 under Mr.Burke. Although Brian hasn't made any moves yet, it seems he has injected some energy into the Blue and White...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about 6 years ago 124 reads 2 comments

  22. It's All a Numbers Game: Pt. 5 Numbers 41-50

    "It's All a Numbers Game" is continued this week with installment No. 5. This week we'll take a look at Nos. 41 - 50. Also the winner of last week's poll, the best player ever to wear No...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about 6 years ago 199 reads 1 comments

  23. Brian Burke Made a Leaf

    It's all but official. Brian Burke is the new general manager and president of the Toronto Maple Leafs. TSN reported that Brian Burke has agreed to a six-year deal in the range of $18 million...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about 6 years ago 158 reads 0 comments

  24. Porter's Weekly Leafland Talk: Porter's Trade Report Card

    Today GM Cliff Fletcher pulled the trigger on a deal that sent Alex Steen and Carlo Coliacovo to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for forward Lee Stempniak. In a way, this is a strange deal...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about 6 years ago 244 reads 1 comments

  25. Vesa Toskala: Hero to Zero in Five Seconds Flat

    First off, let me say that I was a huge fan of Vesa's. Earlier this month when everybody was getting down on him I still had faith in his skill level. After last night's performance in Boston, I'm about ready to pull my hair out...

    Jack Porter Written by Jack Porter about 6 years ago 391 reads 7 comments