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Maple Leafs vs Capitals Playoff Preview

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Maple Leafs vs Capitals Playoff Preview

It is officially that time of the year. Aside from wedding season (according to WeddingCrashers), playoff hockey season is unequivocally the best time of the year. These playoffs are going to be a little different from the last four, however. As nature goes, leaves start to sprout in the spring and it holds true in […]

Reviewing Maple Leafs Deadline Deal

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Reviewing Maple Leafs Deadline Deal

In the midst of a sleeper of a trade deadline, the Toronto Maple Leafs made one minor move. Toronto acquired recently waived Eric Fehr, depth defenseman Steve Oleksy and a 4th round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft for scarcely used defenseman Frank Corrado. Fehr carries a $2 million cap hit through next year and […]

Maple Leafs Acquire Brian Boyle

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Maple Leafs Acquire Brian Boyle

All data courtesy of Corsica, hockey-reference, and stats.hockeyanalysis.com Per reports from Bob McKenzie, the Maple Leafs acquired center, Brian Boyle, from the Tampa bay Lightning. For the first time in a long time, the Maple Leafs are buyers instead of sellers at the deadline. In fact, they are one of the few teams to make […]

Highlighting Maple Leafs Prospects in the World Juniors

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Highlighting Maple Leafs Prospects in the World Juniors

  All stats and information comes from eliteprospects.com, hockeydb.com, SHL.se, theqmjhl.ca As Canada celebrated Boxing Day, our neighbors up north, among the rest of the hockey world, celebrated the start of the most exciting tournament of the year; the World Junior Hockey Championships. For the Toronto Maple Leafs, they will have four prospects donning their […]

How Do the Maple Leafs Compare From Last Year?

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How Do the Maple Leafs Compare From Last Year?

All data comes from Corsica, Stats.HockeyAnalysis, and HockeyReference, and is through December 9th, 2016 After a 3-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night, the Maple Leafs evened up their record to 10-10-5. Their 25 points are currently tied for last place in the Eastern Conference with the Islanders, who have struggled so far, […]

Dougie Hamilton and the Maple Leafs

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Dougie Hamilton and the Maple Leafs

By Joe Golding (@joegolding94)   Reports from the mainstream media have talked about the Calgary Flames taking calls on defenseman Dougie Hamilton. The 9th overall pick of the 2011 NHL Draft has called Alberta his home since he was traded from the Boston Bruins at the 2015 NHL Draft to the Flames for picks. The […]

NHL Future Power Rankings

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NHL Future Power Rankings

First things first, huge stick tap to generalfanager.com, eliteprospects.com, and hockey-reference.com. Without those sites, I wouldn’t have been able write this. Before I start, I just want to state that this is NOT a regular power ranking for this season. This is a future ranking, as in ranking each team in how successful they’re built […]

How Will Andrew Ladd Replace Kyle Okposo?

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How Will Andrew Ladd Replace Kyle Okposo?

Stats and data via Hockey-Reference.com, puckalytics.com, ownthepuck.blogspot.ca With Kyle Okposo on his way out of Long Island and headed into free agency, it left a huge hole to be filled on the Islanders top line. In fact, it didn’t even appear that Okposo or the Islanders had any interest in a new contract. The Isles […]

Islanders Ink Strome to Extension

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Islanders Ink Strome to Extension

By Joe Golding (@JoeGolding94) The New York Islanders have signed their 23-year-old restricted free agent, Ryan Strome, to a two-year deal. This bridge deal is for a total of $5 million with an average annual value (AAV) of $2.5 million. Arthur Staple, from Newsday Sports had the first reports. Islanders fans can collectively let out […]

New York Islanders Offseason Review

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New York Islanders Offseason Review

Notable Additions: Andrew Ladd, Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau, Jason Chimera Notable Subtractions: Frans Nielson, Kyle Okposo, Matt Martin, Marek Zidlicky, Steve Bernier Cap Space remaining (per General Fanager): $3.08 million   It was nice to see a team like the Islanders exterminate their playoff demons after John Tavares scored on an overtime-winning wraparound. The Isles had been […]

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