1. Breaking News: Antropov, Moore Healthy Scratches Tonight

    In breaking news coming down from TSN. Dominic Moore and Nik Antropov will be healthy scratches tonight when the Maple Leafs battle the New Jersey Devils...

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  2. Toronto Maple Leafs: The Absolute Latest as Trade Deadline Day Looms

    Oh yes. It's almost here. Canada's newest unofficial holiday, the NHL Trade Deadline, is nearly upon us. In fact, as of this writing, there is approximately 22 hours to go until the Wednesday 3:00 pm deadline hits...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 302 reads 4 comments

  3. Maple Leafs Sweep New York, Lose Hagman in Shootout Win

    While it wasn't of the low-scoring variety of the past few nights, the Toronto Maple Leafs somehow found a way to do it again, pulling out a victory in the shootout, their fifth consecutive game that featured extra time...

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  4. Part 2: Taking Stock of Maple Leafs Roster as Trade Deadline Day Approaches

    In one of my last articles here on the site I took a look at the defense of the Toronto Maple Leafs as trade deadline day approaches. In past two of the roster audit, we take a look at the forwards...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 101 reads 4 comments

  5. Pittsburgh Penguins: Trade Whitney To Ducks For Kunitz And Tangradi

    The Pittsburgh Penguins and Anaheim Ducks got the trade deadline off to an early start, as Pittsburgh sent defenseman Ryan Whitney to Anaheim in exchange for wingers Chris Kunitz and Eric Tangradi...

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  6. Maple Leafs: Mark Bell Picked Up By Rangers on Waivers Ahead of Tilt With Leafs

    As is first being reported by Andy Strickland, and now confirmed by Darren Dreger, Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mark Bell has been claimed off re-entry waivers by the New York Rangers...

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  7. Taking Stock of Maple Leafs' Roster As Trade Deadline Day Approaches (Part One)

    As the winter blahs are actively doing their best to get even the most bubbly of persons down in the dumps, one would wonder why I am gleefully standing here, humming the tune to "It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 444 reads 3 comments

  8. Mats Sundin Scores Winner As Canucks Beat Leafs In Instant Classic

    Unbelievable. Unforgettable. A moment to live forever. These words describe perfectly the scene at the Air Canada Centre last night as the Vancouver Canucks, and Mats Sundin, rolled into Toronto to battle the Maple Leafs on Hockey Day In Canada...

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  9. Talking Trade Deadline Rumours And News With TSN's Darren Dreger

    This past Thursday I had the chance to sit down in-depth with good friend Darren Dreger, an NHL on TSN insider, to discuss the latest news and rumours leading up to trade deadline day, which is March 4th at 3 PM...

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  10. Quotes And Notes: One-Timer Thoughts As Leafs Prepare To Battle Columbus

    With just two weeks to go before the NHL's trade deadline, things are heating up in Toronto. There's questions about Antropov, Kaberle, Kubina, Moore, Blake, and just about everyone else who has worn the blue and white this season...

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  11. BREAKING NEWS: Penguins Fire Head Coach Therrien, Replaced By Bylsma

    The Pittburgh Penguins finally made the move many have speculated for some time, firing coach Michel Therrien, and replacing him with Wikes Barre-Scranton head coach Dan Bylsma...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 64 reads 2 comments

  12. Darren Dreger and Joel Kwiatkowski to Appear on Leafs Talk This Wednesday

    The crew of Leafs Talk Today is pleased to announce its return to the airwaves this Wednesday with two very special guests...

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  13. Toronto Maple Leafs: Demote Williams, Recall Battaglia and Devereaux

    The Toronto Maple Leafs continue to tinker with their lineup, as three bodies have been moved in an effort to shake things up...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 624 reads 5 comments

  14. Brian Burke Weighing His Options for Mar. 4 PLUS Deadline Day Blog Returns!

    As the NHL trade deadline nears, we all knew that the Brian Burke-led Toronto Maple Leafs would be an interesting team to watch. I think it is safe to say that interest got ratcheted up just a little more this afternoon...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 335 reads 4 comments

  15. Justin Pogge Shows a Lot Despite Ugly Leafs Loss in Buffalo

    There have been losses this season. Tough ones. There will be more losses before the season is over. More tough ones. At this point of the Maple Leafs' rebuilding effort, sometimes losses aren’t that hard to swallow...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 148 reads 4 comments

  16. The NHL Instigator Rule, And What The League Needs To Do With It

    First, a confession, I hate the instigator rule. I don't hate it because it discourages retaliation, or late game fights. I don't hate it because in some cases it allows the league’s pest to hide behind the rule while running amok on the ice...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 75 reads 1 comments

  17. How Will Tomas Kaberle's Injury Affect Potential Trade?

    With the trade deadline just over a month away, the whispers are beginning to turn to roars in Toronto, as deadline day will surely bring some excitement to the franchise and its fans eager to see a new version of this team take shape...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 151 reads 1 comments

  18. Weighing The Maple Leafs Options As Deadline Day Nears

    The NHL trade deadline is just five weeks away and while some speculate the salary cap era has put a stop to in season trades, last year’s record breaking 24 deals will surely attest otherwise...

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  19. Marty St. Louis Replaces Sidney Crosby at NHL All-Star Game

    Martin St. Louis of the Tampa Bay Lightning will replace fan favourite Sidney Crosby at this weekend's All Star Game and skills competition, citing an ailing knee...

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  20. Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Robbie Earl to Minnesota

    In a bit of a left-field move, the Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that they have traded minor-league winger Robbie Earl to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for Ryan Hamilton...

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  21. Toronto Maple Leafs on Verge of Adding Help From Collegiate Ranks?

    As first reported by TSN's Darren Dreger, there are a few unsigned players who are going to be receiving some "Brunnstrom" type attention in the coming weeks, and it appears the Maple Leafs will be in the thick of things for their services...

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  22. Toronto Maple Leafs Need To Show Opponents Who's Boss

    "You can't start a fire You can't start a fire without a spark This gun's for hire Even if we're just dancing in the dark" The words of Bruce Springsteen. I am a huge fan of "The Boss" and a huge fan of the Maple Leafs...

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  23. Brendan Shanahan Returns To NHL, Joins The New Jersey Devils

    After sitting out the entire first half of the season, it appears Brendan Shanahan is returning to the NHL, joining the New Jersey Devils, the team which he began his NHL career...

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  24. Not-So Superstar Spotlight, Vol. 1: Kyle Quincey

    It’s no secret to anyone who reads my articles, I have a soft spot for the grinders, the unsung heroes of the hockey teams. They are the heart. They are the unselfish...

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  25. Mikhail Grabovski Suspended Three Games

    The Toronto Maple Leafs have confirmed that forward Mikhail Grabovski has been suspended three games by the league for abuse of an official...

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