Found December 15, 2011 on HockeyBuzz:
The Maple Leafs have exceeded the expectations of most fans and pundits after 30 games, with the club well over .500 (16-11-3) and in the mix for one of the bottom five playoff spots in the Eastern Conference, but there is one area that they must improve if they want to capture a postseason berth and that is their record against their Northeast Division rivals. Toronto’s record inside their...

GARTH: Lupul Doesn't Care What Buffalo Thinks

Joffrey Lupul's "windowless hotel room" tweet from yesterday afternoon has been sticking in the craw of the population of Pegulaville. Look, he's a rich, young, good looking NHLer, from a small town in Western Canada. He popped off about Buffalo's skyline and today he stood behind his tweet....

GARTH: Connolly Returns

I must say that I am looking very much forward to Tim Connolly's retun to Buffalo on Friday night. Having spent a lot o time around Connolly during his days in Buffalo, one can understand how weird it will feel for his formr mates to see him skating for the hated Leafs on Frida night. Make no mistake about it, Connolly was an extremely popular teammate in Buffalo. The...

Kate Upton Chirps Sean Avery After Rangers Forward Calls Her Out on Twitter

Most NHL players will be more than happy to tell you how much of a pest Sean Avery is. It looks one of the league's biggest pains in the neck may have bitten off more than he can chew with his latest antics. The New York Daily News points out that the Rangers forward's latest instance of chirping is directed at supermodel Kate Upton, of all people. Upton recently attended...

Maple Leafs’ Tyler Bozak Rounding Up The Boys To See Justin Bieber

Is Toronto Maple Leafs center Tyler Bozak a nut? We’re not really sure because we don’t know a hell of a lot about him, but we’re beginning to think he is. This is the same dude who was firing assault rifles with teammate Mike Brown in October, shortly after the NHL season had begun. Nothing could go wrong there, right? Now, Bozak is recruiting his boys to go to a Justin Bieber...

Avery Pokes Fun at Model Kate Upton on Twitter

Pat Leonard at the Daily News reports that Sean Avery, who goes by the handle @imseanavery on Twitter, recently pestered 19-year old bombshell model Kate Upton on the social media site after she attended the Rangers game against the Penguins on Nov. 29... @KateUpton since u couldn't stop looking @HLundqvist30 last night now u can follow him.......#sorryhesmarriedTo which she...

Sauer Put on IR

Andrew Gross at Ranger Rants reports that Michael Sauer has been placed on IR.Sauer sustained a concussion last week after hitting his head on the dasher from a hit by the Maple Leafs Dion Phaneuf....and the hits keep on coming. Despite another key injury, I think the Rangers have the depth on defense to ultimately overcome them.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or...

Sauer on IR

From Katie Strang at The Rangers have placed defenseman Michael Sauer (concussion) on injured reserve, according to the roster on the team’s official website. The 24-year-old sustained the head injury in the Rangers’ 4-2 loss last Monday, when Sauer was rocked by a devastating hit from Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf. Sauer has not skated since suffering the...

Mike Augello: Leafs Prospect Ross gets cut by Canada's WJC Squad

Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Brad Ross was cut from Team Canada’s squad for the upcoming World Junior Tournament this morning. The 19 year old Ross was the Leafs 2nd round selection(43rd overall) in 2010 and is having a very good season with the Portland Winterhawks of the WHL with 20 goals and 18 assists in 33 games. Follow me on Twitter: @mikeinbuffalo KINDLE USERS...

Maple Leafs-Sabres Preview

After being dominated by the Buffalo Sabres since the 2004-05 lockout, the Toronto Maple Leafs finally picked up some wins against their Northeast Division rivals last season. Toronto looks to earn four straight victories over the Sabres for the first time in nearly 40 years Friday night in the teams' first meeting of 2011-12. The Leafs lost 29 of their first 39 against Buffalo...

Leafs Battle Sabres In The Queen City

MAPLE LEAFS (16-11-3) at SABRES (15-12-3) TV: TSN, MSG-B Last 10: Toronto 5-4-1; Buffalo 3-4-3 Season Series: First of six meetings between these Northeast Division rivals. The teams split their matchups on the 2010-11 schedule, with Toro...


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