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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...
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...
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 fifth overall pick in the NHL draft on Friday to select Morgan Rielly, an offensive-minded defenceman from Moose Jaw of the WHL.
“Our scouts are ecstatic,”...
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 Pronger’s career...
By Tony Ambrogio (@SNTonyAmbrogio)
Brian Burke has an answer as to why the Toronto Maple Leafs weren’t able to acquire Jordan Staal.
“We didn’t have a brother named Staal and that was part of the problem,” 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) â 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 — not just Stanley Cup champions but grinding, forechecking, defensive-minded Stanley Cup champions.
So says Leafs coach Randy Carlyle.
“I 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),” 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, Sportsnetâs 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.