1. Toronto Maple Leafs: Leafs Take Kadri, Thoughts On Day One of NHL Draft

    Nazem Kadri is a bust. Brian Burke is an idiot. At least that's what some in Leafs Nation are screaming this morning after the Leafs failed to trade up in the first round of last night's NHL entry draft...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 762 reads 10 comments

  2. Tomas Kaberle and the Boston Bruins: To Deal or Not To Deal?

    Yesterday, it was reported by Darren Dreger of TSN that the Toronto Maple Leafs had received a "significant" offer for defenseman Tomas Kaberle. Early this morning, it was revealed that the team making the offer was the Boston Bruins...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 707 reads 8 comments

  3. Toronto Maple Leafs: Talks Heating up as NHL Draft Nears

    With the NHL Entry Draft now just over 24 hours away, the rumours are really starting to heat up, especially when it comes to Brian Burke and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Burke has been attempting to move up for the better part of the last two months...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 1,269 reads 3 comments

  4. Sniper For Sale: Senators Have Options When It Comes To Trading Heatley

    First, let me drop some knowledge on ya. I'll be real honest. I was at my desk listening to Leafs Lunch on AM640 in Toronto when I first heard that Dany Heatley had requested a trade from the Ottawa Senators organization...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 802 reads 10 comments

  5. In"creasing" Questions Surround Maple Leafs' Goalie Situation

    There is little question that the 2009-2010 Toronto Maple Leafs will look different than the group that was on ice this past year. How much different? Well, that depends on who you ask...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 1,037 reads 15 comments

  6. Maple Leafs Fan Favourite Peter Zezel To Be Taken Off Life Support

    Edit 6:57: TSN SportsCentre has reported that Peter Zezel has passed away. Absolutely tragic and shocking news for those who have been following this story. As abruptly as we learned of this story, it has now seemingly taken a shocking turn...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 202 reads 1 comments

  7. Pat Quinn, Tom Renney to Join Forces and Coach the Edmonton Oilers

    According to TSN's Darren Dreger, it appears former Maple Leafs coach Pat Quinn is set to be reintroduced to the world of the National Hockey League...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 792 reads 4 comments

  8. Lidstrom and Red Wings Ready to Take Flight Against Rival Blackhawks

    This article originally appeared on HockeyBarn.com. You can access it by clicking HERE Detroit's Nicklas Lidstrom has been here before...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 166 reads 3 comments

  9. Don't Be (Bal)sillie, It's Time For Canadian Millionaire to Get His Team

    Admittedly, I don't really like Jim Balsillie. Perhaps it's his aggression in pursuit of an NHL team that has made him seem somewhat egomaniacal. And no, I am not one of those Ontario people who doesn't want a team treading on Maple Leafs territory...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 393 reads 9 comments

  10. 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions: Round Two

    Well, the San Jose Sharks and Calgary Flames are cleaning out their lockers, and that can only mean one thing. The second round of the playoffs is about to begin...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 2,382 reads 9 comments

  11. Bruins Get Redemption With A Capital R as Michael Ryder Helps Sink Canadiens

    Aside from jaw dropping goals and bone crushing hits, the NHL playoffs also offers some other intangibles that make it can't miss television. Upsets, marathon overtime games, and of course personal interest stories...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 107 reads 1 comments

  12. Breaking News: Matt Gilroy, Hobey Baker Winner, Signed By New York Rangers

    According to Larry Brooks of the New York Post, coveted free agent defenseman Matt Gilroy has signed with the New York Rangers...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 105 reads 6 comments

  13. 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Predictions: Round One

    Making predictions is stupid, you know. That isn't a slight to the fantastic men and women on this website nor the various others throwing out articles featuring some fearless forecasting as ...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 1,017 reads 5 comments

  14. Among Other Things, GM Brian Burke and Co. Bring Maple Leafs Credibility

    Within the last four days, the Maple Leafs have added what they feel is like "two free first round draft picks" by signing College free agents Christian Hanson and Tyler Bozak...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 432 reads 8 comments

  15. Tyler Bozak Headed to Toronto as Maple Leafs Go Two for Two

    According to a report on Sportsnet, and now confirmed to me by TSN's Darren Dreger, not only have the Maple Leafs dipped their toes in the collegiate free-agent pool, they are beginning to corner the market...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 762 reads 8 comments

  16. Puttin' on the Foil: Maple Leafs Set to Sign Christian Hanson

    As first reported by TSN's Darren Dreger last night, and now also being run in today's Toronto Star, it looks as though the Toronto Maple Leafs have dipped their toes into the collegiate free agent pool...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 652 reads 6 comments

  17. Toronto Maple Leafs Are In Running For Tyler Bozak, Plus Prospects Updates

    Coveted collegiate free agent Tyler Bozak is in Toronto today as we speak. But let's not get too excited, he is simply there meeting with his agents, as he prepares to make the decision as to which NHL team will be successful in bidding for his services.

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 2,281 reads 6 comments

  18. Maple Leafs-Sabres: Joseph Gets Start For Toronto After Strong Relief Effort

    Here in Ontario, it's a pretty nice day. The sun is shining, and, while the temperatures aren't balmy by any stretch, it is comfortable outside. Nicer than it has been in the past little while...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 95 reads 1 comments

  19. Toronto Maple Leafs Prospects: A Case Study

    Prospects: An apparent possibility of advancement or success. The outlook for the future. There has been a lot of talk over the course of the year when it comes to the Toronto Maple Leafs organization...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 886 reads 15 comments

  20. Toronto's Rebuilding Maple Leafs Have Key Ingredient That Can't Be Taught

    John Mitchell played hero for the Toronto Maple Leafs last night, scoring the shootout-deciding goal in the Leafs wild 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 344 reads 12 comments

  21. Ron Wilson vs. Howard Berger: Give Rd. 1 to Ronny Boy

    His act long gone stale with the fans and followers of the team, Toronto Maple Leafs beat writer Howard Berger has officially now worn thin with head coach Ron Wilson...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 782 reads 1 comments

  22. Mike Van Ryn Done for Season, Curtis Joseph To Start for Leafs against Senators

    Though both teams may be out of the playoffs when the postseason starts in about five weeks' time, there is still pride on the line as the battle of Ontario resumes tonight between ...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 138 reads 7 comments

  23. Maple Leafs-Capitals Recap: Martin Gerber Makes Heroic Debut for Toronto

    From zero to hero in 24 hours. Oh, the life of a goaltender in the NHL. Martin Gerber officially joined his new teammates for the first time last night in Washington and made several great saves...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 189 reads 7 comments

  24. For the Maple Leafs, Deadline Moves Are Just Pt. 1 of the Process

    While most Toronto Maple Leafs fans all around the world were filling their heads with unrealistic trade expectations and ideas they thought were possible, Leafs GM Brian Burke spent ...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 450 reads 14 comments

  25. NHL Trade Deadline Live Updates Here!

    (Note to Editors: Please resist the urge to edit this article. It is a live blog, and therefore if you are editing it, I won't be able to for at least 15 minutes, which will cause a lag) Welcome to my second annual NHL Trade Deadline Live Update Blog..

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 415 reads 12 comments