1. Leafs at the Halfway Point: 5 Surprises and 5 Disappointments of the 2011 Season

    The Leafs currently sit in seventh place in the NHL 's Eastern Conference at the halfway point; however, they are only two points away from having the fourth-best point total in the Conference...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 2 years ago 2,816 reads 36 comments

  2. NHL Trade Deadline 2012: Leafs Send Luca Caputi to Ducks for Nicolas Deschamps

    The Leafs announced Tuesday that the club has sent power forward Luca Caputi to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Ducks forward Nicolas Deschamps...

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  3. NHL Trade Speculation 2012: 11 Players the Leafs Should Trade for This New Year

    With the new year already progress, right now is the time teams begin to think whether they are contenders or pretenders. The Leafs are in a precarious situation. They are out of the playoff picture right now; however, they aren't out by very much...

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  4. Blue Jays News: Jays Re-Acquire Reliever Jason Frasor

    In some good news today, the Toronto Blue Jays strengthened their bullpen yet again as they reacquired reliever Jason Frasor from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for pitchers Myles Jaye and Daniel Webb...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 2 years ago 1,152 reads 13 comments

  5. Leafs Talk: James Reimer Still Hurting or Is He Andrew Raycroft Version 2.0?

    When the Toronto Maple Leafs finally introduced goaltender James Reimer to the NHL last season, he took the league by surprise by all accounts...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 2 years ago 1,333 reads 34 comments

  6. Leafs Talk: Ron Wilson Gets His Extension, Question Is Does He Deserve It?

    On Christmas Day via a tweet , Ron Wilson told Leafs Nation that he did in fact sign an extension with the Leafs. Details of the extension are not known at this time, but I hazard to believe he signed at least a two-year extension with the club...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 2 years ago 1,009 reads 25 comments

  7. Toronto Maple Leafs: 10 Reasons Ron Wilson Doesn't Deserve a Contract Extension

    The Leafs began the 2011-12 season in fine style and sat atop of Northeast Division for some time. As the schedule got harder, so did the ability to win games...

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  8. Blue Jays Acquire LF Ben Francisco, Could There Be Another Trade on the Horizon?

    The Toronto Blue Jays announced Monday the club has acquired outfielder Ben Francisco from the Philadelphia Phillies, in exchange for minor league lefty-reliever Frank Gailey...

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  9. Blue Jays and White Sox Talk Trade Again; Jays Chasing Carlos Quentin?

    According to MLB Network's Jon Heyman , the Jays and White Sox have recently talked about a trade that would bring OF/DH Carlos Quentin to the Blue Jays ...

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  10. Leafs Talk: Should Jonas Gustavsson Be the Leafs' Starting Goaltender?

    James Reimer has been back for three games, and in all honesty, has looked rather rusty in the games he's been in...

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  11. Toronto Maple Leafs: Early Season Report Cards for Each Maple Leaf

    We're about a third of the way through the 2011-12 season and the Leafs managed to get 33 points. Again its early yet, but the club is on pace for about 96 points which should put them in a position they haven't been in since the lockout...

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  12. MLB Free Agents 2012: Toronto Blue Jays the Favorites to Land Prince Fielder?

    Prince Fielder has shortened his list of possible teams down to three, according to a report from CBSCleveland.com ...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 2 years ago 6,183 reads 37 comments

  13. Jays Acquire Catcher Jeff Mathis from Angels in Exchange for Brad Mills

    Another day, another savvy move by Jays GM Alex Anthopolous. Only a few days after losing back-up catcher Jose Molina to the Tampa Bay Rays , the Jays got the ball rolling by acquiring ...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 2 years ago 1,267 reads 11 comments

  14. Blue Jays Favorites to Land Heath Bell, Fielder Remains a Real Possibility?

    According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Blue Jays are now favorites to land closer Heath Bell , formerly of the San Diego Padres ...

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  15. NBA Free Agents 2011: Raptors Add Nene and Gasol to List of Desired Big Men

    According to ESPN's Marc Stein and Chad Ford, the Toronto Raptors are not stopping their hunt for a center at Tyson Chandler. With talk surrounding Chandler the last few days, word is spreading that the Raptors intend to actively pursue a center...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 2 years ago 2,209 reads 12 comments

  16. NBA Free Agency 2011: Raptors Looking to Sign Tyson Chandler to Multi-Year Deal

    In the first day agents and players can talk to teams on contracts, news has surfaced out of ESPN that the Raptors are among five teams that are chasing the services of star center Tyson Chandler...

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  17. Toronto Maple Leafs: Could Acquiring One Star Player Put the Leafs over the Top?

    All is well in Leafs Nation this time of year. That is, except for the players. With injuries to Carl Gunnarsson, David Steckel, Matt Lombardi, Colby Armstrong, Mike Brown, Mike ...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 2 years ago 4,197 reads 57 comments

  18. 2011 NBA Free Agents: 10 Possible Amnesty Players the Raptors Should Pursue

    The NBA season is coming quickly. Once the new CBA is finally signed, sealed and delivered, camps and free agency will open up December 9th, and the 66-game 2011-2012 season will open on Christmas Day...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about over 2 years ago 4,450 reads 16 comments

  19. 15 NHL Rivalries That Must Remain Intact After Realignment

    With the Winnipeg Jets making their highly anticipated return to the NHL , at least here in Canada, the move of the Atlanta Thrashers to the Canadian North has forced the NHL to re-align the divisions for the 2012-13 season...

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  20. Leafs Minor League Report: Nazem Kadri Showing He's Ready for Primetime?

    The Toronto Marlies are simply on fire. After a 6-3 victory over the St. John's IceCaps in Newfoundland last night, the Marlies have extended their winning streak to a team-record six straight games...

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  21. Toronto Blue Jays Rumors: Jays Interested in Signing SS Rafael Furcal

    According to Jon Morosi and Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports , the Blue Jays have been showing interest in adding SS Rafael Furcal to the squad to play second base for the team. However, according to Furcal, he prefers to stay at shortstop...

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  22. Hockey Hall of Fame: Pavel Datsyuk and the Top 15 Defensive Forwards of All Time

    As we head into the Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremonies to honor four former NHL players, we take a look back at some of the best defensive forwards of all time...

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  23. Leafs Talk: Should Toronto Maple Leafs Explore Idea of Getting Evgeni Nabokov?

    Since an amazing 5-0-1 start to begin the 2011-12 season, the Toronto Maple Leafs have come back down to Earth as a result of some recent injuries to James Reimer, Tim Connolly and Colby Armstrong...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about almost 3 years ago 3,315 reads 35 comments

  24. Visors in NHL: 10 Reasons Mandatory Visors Don't Make Sense

    After repeated incidents of high sticks hitting players' faces and multiple stitches sewn to repair them, the NHL is toying with the idea of bringing in mandatory visors for all players...

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  25. Toronto Blue Jays: 5 Closing Options That Can Be Acquired Via Trade

    In my last article, which mostly fell on deaf ears, I outlined five pitchers the Jays should pursue via free agency...

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