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via Toronto Maple Leafs tweet, The #Leafs trade Jonas Gustavsson for a conditional 7th Rd. pick in 2013 to the #Jets
He will have UFA status on July 1st.
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The Toronto Maple Leafs and Philadelphia Flyers have reached a deal sending James van Riemsdyk to Toronto's ACC and Luke Schenn to the City Of Brotherly Love.
After being speculated for some weeks now, the trade marks the second in two days in which family ties are re-kindled, when Eric and Jordan Staal were joined in Carolina. Luke and Brayden have always thought about the...
With the 2012 NHL Entry Draft regarded as one of the toughest to predict there was no clear pick for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Would it be a forward? A defenseman? Could Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke possibly trade the pick? Friday night, Buke put all the rumors and speculation to rest, selecting defenseman Morgan Rielly with the fifth overall pick.
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Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke continued to stockpile young defensemen at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, selecting Guelph Storm defenseman Matthew Finn with the 35th overall selection.
We had predicted Burke would go with Left Winger Nicolas Kerdiles with this pick, but he went to the AnaheimDucks who selected him with the 36th pick overall.
In Finn, Burke gets a player...
from Mike Brophy of Sportsnet, That was the message that Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke delivered following the 2012 NHL entry draft in which he chose six players, none of whom will help his team next season.
Burke is adamant that significant changes are coming, but despite trade talks with other GMs, he was unable to swing a deal other than sending impending unrestricted...
Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke continued his work at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, selecting three forwards in the later rounds.
With the 126th pick in the draft (fifth round) Burke drafted centre Dominic Toninato out of Duluth East (HS). Burke followed that pick up by adding Connor Brown with the 156th pick (sixth round), a right winger out of Erie (OHL) and then used...
With the first round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft already in the books,Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke will now set his sights on the second round.
In the end 15 forwards, 13 defensemen and two goalies were selected in the first round with 14 Canadians leading the way.
Heading into the draft we determined the Maple Leafs biggest organizational need was at forward....
By Tony Ambrogio (@SNTonyAmbrogio)
Since Brian Burke was named the GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs, he has constantly said he likes to build his team from the blueline.
So it should come as no surprise that Burke used the fifthÂ overall pick in the NHL draft on Friday to select Morgan Rielly, an offensive-minded defenceman from Moose Jaw of the WHL.
âOur scouts are ecstatic,â...
Rangy forward James van Riemsdyk has been on the block in Philadelphia for some time. Similarly, trade rumors have dogged stay-at-home defenseman Luke Schenn in Toronto for months.So it is only natural that the Leafs and Flyers would swap those players. This trade made Toronto bigger up front and gave the Flyers additional blue line protection in the wake of Chris Prongerâs career...
By Tony Ambrogio (@SNTonyAmbrogio)
Brian Burke has an answer as to why the Toronto Maple Leafs werenât able to acquire Jordan Staal.
âWe didnât have a brother named Staal and that was part of the problem,â the Toronto Maple Leafs GM explained, somehow doing so with a straight face.
It was a quiet draft weekend for the Leafs, other than dealing goalie Jonas Gustavsson to...
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TORONTO (June 23) Ă˘ÂÂ Given his tenure as GM of the Maple Leafs, Brian Burke made a move today that will likely pan out.
Trading has been bold and mostly productive since Burke assumed the managerial reign from Cliff Fletcher, and dispatching Luke Schenn to Philadelphia eliminates one of the few remaining components in place before the...
I said earlier this week that where there is smoke there is fire. There was smoke and according to multiple reports, there is now fire.
The Philadelphia Flyers, fresh off of the NHL draft have traded winger James van Riemsdyk to Toronto for defenseman Luke Schenn.
Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke has had a longstanding love affair with JVR and was looking to make a move earlier...
from Kevin McGran of the Toronto Star, The Los Angeles Kings are what the Toronto Maple Leafs hope to be â not just Stanley Cup champions but grinding, forechecking, defensive-minded Stanley Cup champions.
So says Leafs coach Randy Carlyle.
âI look at the way (the Kings) played and the type of team they had was very similar to what we had in 2007 (in Anaheim),â said Carlyle...
Draft Day is finally here for the Toronto Maple Leafs and everyone is wondering if today will be a buildup to disappointment or if GM Brian Burke can pull off a deal or two to improve his club's future prospects.
This morning, SportsnetĂ˘ÂÂs Nick Kypreos says that he is skeptical that the Leafs will get a deal done for Vancouver goaltender Roberto Luongo over the next couple...
TSN reports that the Flyers have traded winger James van Reimsdyk to Toronto Maple Leafs for defenseman Luke Schenn.
More to come.