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The Bruins have strived all season to avoid worrying about their opponent on a given night and instead focusing on their own game. That approach could be tested on Tuesday when the Bruins take on the Maple Leafs in what Toronto general manager Brian Burke proclaimed the "center of the hockey universe" earlier this year. That statement came in happier times, when the Leafs were officially named as participants in next year's Winter Classic against Detroit in Michigan's Big House. Burke's been making news again, but this time not in a way he wanted. He finally fired long-time friend and...

Marty Turco Will Hellp Alleviate Pressure Off Tim Thomas in Net, Jordan Caron Stimulates Bruins Offense (Video)

Injuries have been an achilles heel for the Bruins throughout much of the 2011-12 season. But a few fresh faces have already begun to help alleviate some of the pressure building from those players lost to injury. Marty Turco, who has been playing hockey in Austria for much of the year, just had his first practice with the team on Wednesday and anticipates filling the void left in...

Marty Turco's Wild First Day with Bruins Includes Sweating Out Waiver Deadline, Practicing Within Minutes of Going Unclaimed

WILMINGTON, Mass. – Marty Turco has seen a lot in 14 professional seasons. He began playing in a league that doesn't even exist anymore, skating for the Michigan K-Wings of the now-defunct International Hockey League and most recently was biding his time with EC Red Bull Salzburg in Austria. Maybe it was that kind of experience that allowed Turco to take the unique circumstances...

Toronto Fans Chime In On Grabovski Signing

from Mike Zeisberger of the Toronto Sun, As Grabovski’s Maple Leafs and the defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins were doing battle on their first shift, a whopping 2,649 respondents had answered the poll question: Did the Leafs overpay for Mikhail Grabovski. The results? In the end, an overwhelming 1,754 of you claimed general manager Brian Burke was too...

Maple Leafs F Lupul out up to a month

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul will be sidelined for three to four weeks with a separated shoulder. Lupul, second in scoring for the Leafs with 25 goals and 42 assists in 66 games, by a check from David Krejci in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Boston Bruins. Forward Colby Armstrong was also injured in the game, breaking his nose in a fight with Dennis Seidenberg. He&...

Maple Leafs LW Lupul out 3-4 weeks

Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Joffrey Lupul will miss the next three to four weeks with a separated shoulder, the team announced Wednesday.Lupul was forced to leave Tuesday's game against the Boston Bruins after he was hit into the boards by David Krejci in the second period.The 28-year-old has 25 goals and 47 assists in 66 games for Toronto this season.Maple Leafs forward Colby...

Bruins sign Marty Turco

From the B's press release.Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announcedtoday that the club has signed goaltender Marty Turco to a one-yearcontract. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal will not bedisclosed at this time. Chiarelli will be available to comment on thetransaction on Tuesday, March 6 at 5:30 p.m. outside the Bruins lockerroom at the Air Canada Centre...

Hello, Hello, Anyone There?

from CTVNEWS, Brian Burke’s on-and-off relationship with the hockey media in Toronto continued on Tuesday as the Toronto Maple Leafs general manager took issue with the line of questioning from a Toronto radio host before abruptly hanging up in the midst of an interview. Questioned about a variety of topics from his off-ice initiatives to the firing of head coach Ron Wilson, it...

Leafs Get To Work

from Michael Traikos of the National Post, Two days on the job and Randy Carlyle has already made enemies with the Zamboni driver at the Toronto Maple Leafs practice rink. That was the running joke after the team’s new head coach had his charges spend close to 90 minutes chewing up the ice following Saturday night’s 3-1 win against the Montreal Canadiens. The man cracking the...

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Toronto Maple Leafs – Game 66

Who: Pittsburgh Penguins (39-21-5) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (30-29-7) Where: Consol Energy Center When: 7:30 PM EST Channels: TSN, NBCSN, RDSI I constantly spell Toronto wrong.  Maybe it’s the placement of the Os, but literally every time I type it I get a red squiggly. Marc-Andre Fleury has his fourth 35 win season in a [...]
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