1. An Interview With Joe Bowen, Maple Leafs Play-By-Play Man

    Late last week I had the absolute honour and privilege to sit down and talk hockey with the legendary Joe Bowen. Having called Maple Leafs games for over 25 years and being a lifelong fan of ...

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  2. Ryan Hollweg Traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs

    As first reported by a few New York Rangers' writers, the Toronto Maple Leafs have traded a fifth round choice in next year's draft to the New York Rangers in exchange for tough guy Ryan Hollweg...

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  3. Toronto Maple Leafs: Goaltending Will Propel Rebuild

    (Writers Note: It's a bolder approach from yours truly. The news has slowed down a bit in Toronto over the past few days, and it has given me a lot of time to think...

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  4. Breaking News: Maple Leafs, Frogren Deal Denied By NHL

    The NHL head offices has rejected the contract deal for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Swedish defenseman Jonas Frogren...

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  5. Leafs Officially Ink Frogren, Cynics On High Alert

    As reported here last week by your's truly, the Maple Leafs have officially inked Jonas Frogren, the Swedish defenseman from Farjestads to a two year contract...

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  6. Maple Leafs Notes: Nieuwendyk Back With Toronto, Prospects Camp, Stajan and More

    Nieuwendyk Joins Leafs Front Office The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that they have hired former player Joe Nieuwendyk for the front office. Nieuwendyk's official title will be special assistant to the general manager...

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  7. Matt Stajan, Maple Leafs Agree to Two Year Deal

    The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that they have resigned Restricted Free Agent center Matt Stajan to a two year deal. The Missisauga, Ontario native will make $3.5 million dollars total or $1...

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  8. Breaking News: Toronto Maple Leafs Sign Jonas Frogren

    As first reported in my Maple Leafs Notes column of a few days ago, the Toronto Maple Leafs have apparently agreed to terms with Swedish defenseman Jonas Frogren...

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  9. Breaking News: Dan Boyle to Swim with the Sharks in San Jose?

    After being quiet on the first few days of free agency, the San Jose Sharks are finally beginning to show some bite. Yesterday the club signed veteran defenseman Rob Blake, and now it appears they are about to acquire Tampa Bay's Dan Boyle...

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  10. Breaking News: Maple Leafs Acquire Mikhail Grabovski From Montreal

    The Toronto Maple Leafs continue to shape their roster for next season, this time trading with one of it's oldest rivals...

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  11. Maple Leafs Notes: Leafs Eyeing Frogren, Nieuwendyk Joining Office

    Leafs Eyeing Swedish Defender Frogren Earlier today, I reported that Maple Leafs, General Manager, Cliff Fletcher, had interest in bringing a defenseman to the team from overseas...

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  12. Maple Leafs Notes: Fletcher Looking To Hit "Home Run", More On Jeff Finger

    Fletcher Looking To Hit A "Home Run", Continue Team Building Toronto's GM Cliff Fletcher told FAN590 reporter Howard Berger he was pleased with his day one signings but isn't near ...

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  13. Leafs Ink Hagman, a Prophecy Fulfilled

    As first reported by Scott Quinn (we got a friendly competition going on it seems, but bottom line is we're certainly bringing BR some solid Maple Leafs stuff these days aren't we?) Hagman is ...

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  14. Maple Leafs Notes: Maple Leafs Give Fans The Finger

    Maple Leafs Sign Finger, Give Defensemen A Huge Raise The Toronto Maple Leafs only made two moves so far during today's free agent frenzy. The Joseph one I'm fine with...

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  15. Jeff Finger, Curtis Joseph Sign with The Toronto Maple Leafs

    The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed free agent defenseman Jeff Finger and former Buds goaltender Curtis Joseph. Finger, 28-years-old, signed a four year deal worth $14 million dollars...

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  16. Breaking News: Corey Perry Staying In Anaheim

    The Anaheim Ducks and restricted free agent Corey Perry have come to terms on what TSN is calling a "multi-year deal." The deal is expected to be similar to the one the Ducks gave to Ryan Getzlaf, which sees an annual cap hit of $5...

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  17. Maple Leafs Notes: Raycroft Waived Again, Avery To T.O., Stajan Qualified,

    Raycroft Placed On Unconditional Waivers The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that they have placed goaltender Andrew Raycroft on unconditional waivers, and it is likely his contract will be bought out sometime before the June 30th deadline...

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  18. Toronto Maple Leafs Vs. Bryan McCabe: The Gloves Come Off

    To say things between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Bryan McCabe are getting messy, might just be the biggest understatement of the summer...

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  19. Maple Leafs Notes: Roberts, Cujo Returning, Free Agent Pick-'em Game!

    Roberts, Joseph Returning To Toronto? David Shoalts of the Globe and Mail is reporting this morning that both Gary Roberts and Curtis Joseph will be interested in returning to Toronto ...

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  20. Maple Leafs Notes: Leafs, Wings to Open Season, Fletcher Pushes Detonator

    Maple Leafs Will Open Season in Motown As first reported by Howard Berger, the Toronto Maple Leafs will open their 2008-2009 season on October 9th in Detroit against the league's defending champions...

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  21. Maple Leafs' Notes: Wellwood a Canuck, McCabe Staying, Raycroft to Marlies?

    Wellwood claimed off waivers by Vancouver The Vancouver Canucks have claimed forward Kyle Wellwood off waivers from the Toronto Maple Leafs. A controversial move, Wellwood, a crafty young center was placed on waivers yesterday afternoon by Toronto...

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  22. Women In The Hall Of Fame: Hockey's Greatest Debate?

    I'm just going to go ahead and open up a real large can of worms here. In 1943 the Hockey Hall Of Fame was created. It is a shrine, a mausoleum for hockey fans to unite around, and rejoice in...

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  23. Tucker's Maple Leafs Career Over As Buyout Looms

    As first reported by Darren Dreger of TSN, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Darcy Tucker are preparing to part ways. Dreger said Maple Leafs' GM Cliff Fletcher informed Tucker earlier this afternoon of his decision to buyout the long time Leafs forward...

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  24. Toronto Maple Leafs Place Andrew Raycroft and Kyle Wellwood on Waivers

    Cliff Fletcher announced today that backup goalie Andrew Raycroft as well as oft-injured forward Kyle Wellwood have been placed on waivers by the Toronto Maple Leafs...

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  25. Maple Leafs Notes: Futures of Mats Sundin, Kyle Wellwood, Luke Schenn

    As first reported by Sportsnet, the New York Rangers have been given permission to speak to Mats Sundin and his agent, and apparently were granted the permission before the Montreal Canadiens were...

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