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Maple Leafs place C Bozak on IR

The Toronto Maple Leafs placed center Tyler Bozak on injured reserve with an undisclosed injury. Bozak has been having a solid season with seven goals and 18 assists in 35 games. He has an assist in Thursday's overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes. Toronto plays at Winnipeg on Saturday night.

Toronto Maple Leaf Fans Question Ron Wilson's Coaching Extension

Many Toronto Maple Leaf fans were left scratching their heads on Christmas Day when the club’s general manager Brian Burke confirmed he had given coach Ron Wilson a contract extension. This is Wilson’s fourth year coaching the NHL’s most valuable franchise and he’s missed the playoffs in each of the first three seasons. The Leafs were hanging onto a playoff spot when the...

Mike Augello: Bad Decisions Cause Collapse in Carolina

With just under 11 minutes remaining in the third period, the Maple Leafs appeared to have things well in hand. Goals by Nikolai Kulemin and Joffrey Lupul put the visitors up by two goals over Carolina, a team that has had problems winning at the RBC Center all season. Toronto needed only to play a smart, boring, safe defensive game for the last half of the period to earn a crucial...

Something Is Wrong With The All-Star Voting

from Joseph Hall of the Toronto Star, So, in the latest tally, three Maple Leafs, two Senators and an injured superstar would man the starting lineup for the NHL all-star game as voted for by the fans. To paraphrase Homer Simpson, when will they figure out that democracy doesn’t work in hockey? No less an authority than former NHL journeyman Rory Fitzpatrick says there has to...

'Don Cherry's Piano Desk' Pokes Fun at Coach's Habit of Tapping Fingers While Talking (Video)

Don Cherry likes to emphasize his points with his hands. Whether he's calling people "turncoats" or just rambling about the Toronto Maple Leafs, the former Bruins coach and current CBC broadcaster is never at a loss for words and is never afraid to stamp his hands down to make a point. One enterprising YouTube user noted Cherry's predilection for placing his hands...

Mike Augello: Middle Frame Mess; The 11 Most Significant Leafs Events in 2011 – Part Two

For the fourth time in as many weeks, a horrific second period on the road cost the Maple Leafs any chance of victory, as woeful penalty killing allowed every goal in a 3-2 loss to the Jets at the MTS Center in Winnipeg. Toronto weathered an early siege from the hometown Jets, who were visiting Manitoba for the first time since 1996, with Manitoban James Reimer stopping all...

Reimer leading Thomas in ASG votes & having highest GAA/SV%

The NHL All Star Game voting has always been a bit of a joke. We like to think that hockey fans are the most intelligent fans out there but they still fall for the same crap you see in other sports -- voting for their favorite player over those who deserve it.We see it all the time. It's why Sidney Crosby could technically be named to the ASG despite playing like five games or...

Leafs Close Out 2011 In Winnipeg

MAPLE LEAFS (18-14-5) at JETS (18-14-5) TV: CBC Last 10: Toronto 3-4-3; Winnipeg 6-3-1 Season Series: Second of four meetings between these Canadian rivals. Toronto finished off a five-game, season-opening homestand with a 4-3 shootout wi...
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