Found August 19, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
Welcome to the working week. There are 28 days remaining until the Sabres kickoff their exhibition game schedule on Wednesday September 15th in Montreal. You aren't the only hockey fans with free agency anxiety. Toronto Maple Leafs fans have already gnawed their finger nails down to the cuticles, nervously waiting for their GM Dave Nonis to re-sign Leafs RFAs, center Nazem Ka...

So why hasn’t Grabovski signed anywhere yet?

Ever since Mikhail Grabovski was bought out by the Toronto Maple Leafs it seemed likely that he’d find a new home quickly. He’s a productive center and tends to drive opponents crazy at times especially teams he used to play for. Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun heard from one NHL GM about why Grabovski is still waiting for an offer. “He was trying to cash in on getting the...

Mike Augello: Komarov Contemplates Return To NHL

The days of Leo Komarov playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs may not be over. According to a report out of Russia on Saturday, the feisty winger indicated that he still has something to prove in North America and intends to return to the NHL. “I have not finished the NHL. I want to go back there.” Komarov said “After this season, I’m a free agent.â€...

Leafs Begin Dynamic Pricing Policy

via the Toronto Star, The Toronto Maple Leafs are joining other NHL teams and clubs in other sports in beginning a dynamic pricing policy for tickets to their games, based on the opponent and when it’s being played. The prices will be divided into five different categories: Super Premium, Premium Plus, Premium, Regular and Preseason. For instance...

Toronto Has The Worst Team Corsi

A while ago I published a list of the NHL teams by their team Corsi.  This is the difference between the team's attempted shots and those taken by their opponents.  Attempted shots include shots on goal, missed shots and blocked shots.  This is recorded only in five on five situations.  It is an indicator of puck possession and a repeatable portion of hockey.  It is certainly...

Mike Augello: Leafs Goaltending Battle Will Be Ongoing Saga

Will Toronto be able to repeat the same level of success they had during a lockout shortened 48 game schedule over a normal 82 game season? Will the additions of free agent winger David Clarkson and center Dave Bolland be a good fit and contribute to the improvement of the team? Will the pending free agent status of team captain Dion Phaneuf and leading scorer Phil Kessel or possible...

Brian Burke appointed to Board of Directors ... for Rugby Canada

Brian Burke has himself a new gig a completely new gig. The former GM of the Maple Leafs among others is taking a seat on the Board of Directors for Rugby Canada. Yup rugby. Burke returned to the Ducks a team he was general manager for before Toronto in a front-office position after he was fired just before last season began by the Maple Leafs and has remained out of a GM job since...
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