1. Los Angeles Kings' Oscar Moller Out Until After All-Star Break

    Los Angeles Kings rookie forward Oscar Moller will be out until at least the All-Star break with a broken clavicle. Moller suffered the injury during the second period of Sweden's game against Russia at the most recent World Junior Hockey Championship...

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  2. Nikolai Kulemin's Demotion Is Puzzling

    You know, it's funny. That some people still don't understand that the NHL has role players is beyond me. Yesterday, the Maple Leafs made a trade with the Anaheim Ducks, obtaining veteran Brad May in exchange for a conditional sixth round pick...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 266 reads 7 comments

  3. Toronto Maple Leafs: What Does Brad May Trade Mean for Dominic Moore?

    Earlier today Brian Burke, Toronto Maple Leafs GM, announced that the club has acquired veteran forward Brad May, in exchange for a sixth round conditional pick in the 2010 NHL entry draft...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 678 reads 8 comments

  4. Breaking News: Toronto Maple Leafs Trade For Brad May, Demote Kulemin

    The price of toughness? Apparently a conditional sixth round pick. In a classic Brian Burke move, he made good on two stereotypes today. One, he likes tough guys; and two, he is loyal...

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  5. Alex Steen To Appear On Leafs Talk This Afternoon

    A former first round pick surrounded by hype upon entry to the NHL, it's hard to believe just a few short years later, a kid that was once regarded as a cornerstone of the future, isn't even with the team nowadays...

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  6. Bryan McCabe Returns to Toronto as Leafs Host Florida Panthers

    Having been booed mercifully for the bulk of his eight seasons in Toronto, all bets are off as to how volatile the Air Canada Centre crowd will get tonight when former Maple Leafs defenseman/whipping ...

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  7. Canada-Sweden: A Rematch for the Ages, and for World Junior Supremacy

    We have been here before. Though some of the cast members may have changed, we have been here before. Man, was it good last time...

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  8. Maple Leafs-Senators: Toronto Solid En Route in 3-1 Win Over Rival Ottawa

    While I can boast all I want about how impressive the feat was of me personally flipping from two hockey games while trying not to miss anything important, the real feats were on the ice tonight...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 77 reads 6 comments

  9. NHL Announces Starting Rosters for 2009 All-Star Game

    Earlier today, Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Beliveau announced the starters for the 2009 NHL All-Star Game in Montreal. For the West, in goal will be J.S. Giguere, making his first All-Star appearance...

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  10. Don Sanderson (1987-2009): The Hockey World Mourns a Tragic Loss

    Think of all the clever phrases. All those catchy headlines. Think of them, and throw them away. Simply put, the hockey world lost a fantastic man today, as Whitby Dunlops rookie defenseman ...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 1,590 reads 4 comments

  11. Slovakia-USA: Slovakia Performs "Miracle on Ice" by Eliminating Team USA in WJHC

    Another year, and another high-powered American team eliminated in disappointing fashion from the World Junior Hockey Championship...

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  12. Toronto Maple Leafs Open Up 2009 With Chance To Make Ground In East

    As 2008 winds down, and we turn our calendars to the year 2009, there are plenty of things to be thankful for. Particularly if you're a sports fan...

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  13. Alex Steen and Darren Helm to Appear on Leaf Talk Today

    After taking a few weeks off to enjoy the holidays, and more recently enjoy a sweet Toronto Maple Leafs victory over the Atlanta Thrashers, Leafs Talk Today is back with two all new episodes next week, with two fantastic guests...

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  14. Young Maple Leafs Proving Themselves As Team Gets Hot

    While the game Saturday night against the Penguins may have been their best game of the season, there was something distinctively refreshing about last night's win over Atlanta...

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  15. As Curtis Joseph's Career Winds Down, He Still Deserves That Next Magical Win

    Back in 1998, the NHL free agent frenzy was in full swing. Players were moving to different teams in different towns, some in different time zones...

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  16. Justin Pogge Gets the Start against Atlanta: Merry Christmas, Leafs Nation

    He was chosen in the third round, 90th overall. It was a quiet pick. For a few minutes, anyway. Since the day he was drafted by the Maple Leafs, Justin Pogge has become a household name in Leafs Nation...

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  17. Will theToronto Maple Leafs Call Up Justin Pogge Start on Monday?

    Brian Burke admitted when he got here that the Toronto Maple Leafs and their fans would get a look at Justin Pogge sometime before the season is out. Little did we know he meant so soon...

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  18. Mike Van Ryn Possibly Suffers Second Concussion in Maple Leafs' Beatdown

    Aside from the fact that the Maple Leafs lost last night's barnburner in Boston, there is some more bad news being reported this morning...

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  19. Four Ways to Spice Up the NHL All-Star Game

    Everyone and their dog seems to have an opinion on what is needed to fix the NHL All-Star Game. Then again, these same people are the ones who say it doesn't matter anyway, and then turn around to complain about ballot box stuffing...

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  20. Chris DiDomenico To Appear On Leafs Talk Today This Wednesday

    With one day to go before the season premiere of Leafs Talk Today, Derek Harmsworth and Josh Lewis announced Chris DiDomenico will appear on the show to speak about his recent inclusion in Team Canada's World Junior roster...

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  21. Maple Leafs-Devils Gameday: Clemmenson Returns and Everything You Need to Know

    He has perservered. He has endured. He is leading the New Jersey Devils through a tough spot which has seen them lose some of their top players for different amounts of time—including, of course, the man he is relieving, Marty Broduer...

    Derek Harmsworth Written by Derek Harmsworth about over 5 years ago 52 reads 1 comments

  22. Circle The Calendars: Mats Sundin's Return to Toronto

    Mats Sundin will return to Toronto. He will dress in an Air Canada Centre locker room. He will take morning skate, pre-game skate, and ultimately will play on Air Canada Centre ice again, like he has so many times before...

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  23. World Junior Hockey Championship: Canada Names Final Roster for Tournament

    As it is every year, there are always some tough decisions and surprises when it comes to naming the final roster for Team Canada's World Junior squad. This morning was no different...

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  24. Stralman Demotion Could Mean Full-Time Spot for Sifers on the Maple Leafs

    Ron Wilson firmly believes in rewarding young players who do well at the NHL level. Now his pal Brian Burke has gotten in on the act as well...

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  25. Brian Rolston to Appear on Leafs Talk Today on Wednesday, Dec. 17

    Leafs Talk Today co-hosts Derek Harmsworth and Josh Lewis were pleased to announce that on Wednesday's season premiere, they will welcome New Jersey Devils forward and Stanley Cup Winner Brian Rolston to the show...

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