1. Toronto Maple Leafs: Team-Imposed Trade Deadline in Plan for Next Season

    In his post-deadline remarks to the media on Monday, GM Brian Burke suggested that he is toying with the notion of imposing his own trade deadline 10 days in advance of the actual ...

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  2. Toronto Maple Leafs: Grading Their Moves (and Non-Moves) at the Deadline

    This year's NHL trade deadline has come and gone, and once again, the Toronto Maple Leafs were very quiet...

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  3. Carter Ashton: A Look at the Newest Toronto Maple Leaf

    While the Toronto Maple Leafs didn't make a big splash at the NHL trade deadline, they were able to address an organizational need by acquiring big-bodied forward Carter Ashton ...

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  4. NHL: Toronto Maple Leafs Nation Is Screaming, "Fire Ron Wilson!"

    The slumping Toronto Maple Leafs fell 4-2 to the visiting Washington Capitals on Saturday night—a game in which questionable goaltending led to a fire storm of postgame controversy...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 1,165 reads 52 comments

  5. Trade Deadline Will Allow These GMs to Get off the Hot Seat

    With the NHL trade deadline set to pass this coming Monday at 3 p.m. EST, GMs around the league are exploring various avenues to upgrade their team, but some are feeling the pinch more than others...

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  6. Toronto Maple Leafs Rumors: Why Trading Mikhail Grabovski Isn't Such a Bad Idea

    With the NHL trade deadline just days away, Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke is on the hot seat, and has to make a significant decision concerning the future of his current second-line center Mikhail Grabovski...

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  7. NHL Trade Rumors: Jeff Carter Deal Creates Trade Scenario Between Leafs & Kings

    The Los Angeles Kings made a big splash last night, acquiring center Jeff Carter from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for 25-year-old defenceman Jack Johnson and a conditional first-round pick...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 3,464 reads 119 comments

  8. NHL Trade Speculation: 5 Goalies the Leafs Should Target

    With the NHL trade deadline fast approaching, the Toronto Maple Leafs are quickly running out of time to find an answer to their goaltending woes...

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  9. NHL Trade Rumors: Are the Leafs and Wings About to Make a Deal?

    The Detroit Red Wings announced yesterday that all-star center Pavel Datsyuk will miss up to three weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his knee...

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  10. Toronto Maple Leafs: 5 Reasons the Leafs Should Trade for Carter Instead of Nash

    As the NHL trade deadline approaches, the Columbus Blue Jackets seem poised to clean house, which may open the door for Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke to finally obtain his much sought-after top-line forward...

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  11. Toronto Maple Leafs: 7 Leafs Who Could Be Dealt at the NHL Trade Deadline

    The NHL trade deadline is officially less than one week away, and GM Brain Burke is eager to pull the trigger on a massive deal to help snap his Toronto Maple Leafs out of their current funk...

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  12. NHL Trade Deadline: Will the Toronto Maple Leafs "Dump" Unwanted Goods?

    With the NHL Trade Deadline fast approaching, general managers around the league have the challenge of deciding which players to trade. For most teams this can be a daunting task...

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  13. 5 Players Who Must Improve for the Toronto Maple Leafs to Make the Playoffs

    What follows is a short list, in no particular order, of five key roster players on the Toronto Maple Leafs that must find their rhythm in order to help take their team to the April dance...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 2,946 reads 2 comments

  14. Rick Nash Trade Rumors: Is Nash Really What the Tornoto Maple Leafs Need?

    To date the Toronto Maple Leafs have amassed 176 goals for and have allowed 174 goals against, which begs the question—do they really need Rick Nash ? Perhaps a bit of context will help answer this question...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 1,301 reads 13 comments

  15. Toronto Maple Leafs: Contract Blunders Highlight Diaries of a Toronto GM

    Not too many years ago John Ferguson Jr., the then-general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, was ushered out of town on the heels of a few bad decisions, namely for awarding defenceman Bryan McCabe a no-trade clause on a long-term deal...

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  16. Toronto Maple Leafs: Don't Be Fooled by Burke's So-Called "Depth"

    The Toronto Maple Leafs hit the ice, tonight to take on the Winnipeg Jets and surprise, surprise Cody Franson will be a healthy scratch...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about almost 3 years ago 2,327 reads 28 comments

  17. NHL Trade Ideas: 10 Offseason Deals That Make Sense for the Toronto Maple Leafs

    Brian Burke is no stranger to the world of trading in the NHL. He has pulled the trigger on numerous big-time deals during his career and seems poised to continue that trend in the offseason...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 3 years ago 3,834 reads 26 comments

  18. Toronto Maple Leafs 2011: Brian Burke's Offseason Game Plan

    Regardless of whether or not the Maple Leafs make the playoffs this season, fans can't help but be excited for the future. With this in mind it's worth taking a quick glance at some possible offseason challenges that management is soon to face...

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  19. Toronto Maple Leafs: Does Nazem Kadri Fit Brian Burke's Mould?

    Nazem Kadri scored a beautiful shootout goal on Thursday night to keep the Maple Leafs in the playoff hunt...

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  20. NHL Draft Day Preview: 5 Players the Sharks Should Target

    The San Jose Sharks have, for the most part, slid under the radar this season with consistent play. After suffering through early exits in the playoffs, the Sharks were able to put together a solid run last season...

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  21. Carrie Underwood Singing the Anthem? Top 20 NHL Playoff Prop Bets

    The NHL season is quickly coming to an end and whether your team makes the playoff or should not deter you from having fun with propositional bets...

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  22. NHL Power Rankings: 10 Most Disappointing Teams This Season

    If your team currently sits in a playoff spot then chances are you're fairly happy, but many fans around the NHL find their team on the outside looking in, and disappointment couldn't be higher...

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  23. NHL Free Agent Rumors: Expensive Restricted Free Agents That Could Move

    As the NHL season is nearing the playoffs, fans are getting a good look at many players in top form, players who may become available in the offseason...

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  24. Toronto Maple Leafs: Will Brian Burke Target Brad Richards Come July 1?

    The NHL trade deadline has come and gone for yet another season, and while the Toronto Maple Leafs are in the midst of a playoff push, fans have more than a few reasons to be excited for the future...

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  25. NHL Trade Rumors 2011: Could Clarke MacArthur Fetch Ryan Ellis?

    The rumor mills have churned out possibly the last intriguing trade scenario prior to the NHL trade deadline, this time involving Captain Canada, Ryan Ellis...

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