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At some point, the Maple Leafs are going to have to start dealing in facts when it comes to The Monster, goalie Jonas Gustavsson. Pretty much every game Gustavsson plays, he gives up a whack of goals, almost always three...

Tim Connolly to debut for Maple Leafs on Broadway

The Toronto media is reporting that off-season acquisition Tim Connolly will be ready for Thursday’s game against the Rangers in New York. All eyes will be on Tim Connolly, who will make his Leafs debut in New York against the Rangers on Thursday. An undisclosed upper-body injury has kept Phil Kessel’s setup man off the ice from the start of the season. But he...

Rob Simpson: Will the Real Phil Kessel Please Stand Up? Maybe He Is.

1) I think Phil Kessel is maturing physically and his actual game has matured. 2) I think Phil Kessel might be maturing on the inside. I will investigate this and do a follow-up. In the meantime, is it essential, for anyone other than those of us wanting a decent interview, that Phil actually "grows up" on the inside? As long as he's not an obvious distraction...

Former Maple Leafs captain Mats Sundin back in Toronto

One of Toronto’s most beloved captains is back in his old stomping grounds. That’s right, Mats Sundin will be back in Toronto. It’s said the very private Sundin owns property in Toronto, but lives most of the year in Miami. Mats Sundin will be back in Toronto this week. But not for anything ground-breaking that we know of. He'll be doing some volunteer work...

Franson May Be Available

from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN, I heard from sources on other teams Monday that Gauthier was phoning around looking for help on defense. The thing is, he’s not alone. Tampa and the New York Rangers are among the other teams also looking for blue-line help. It just so happens that Cody Franson is available in Toronto, although I’m not sure whether any of those three teams has interest...

Burke Trying To Reverse The Record

from Terry Koshan of the Toronto Sun, Brian Burke probably could not care less, but the Maple Leafs general manager hit a milestone on Monday night. With the Leafs’ 4-2 defeat against the Philadelphia Flyers, Burke hit 100 regulation losses in his time as the Leafs GM, a tenure that began nearly three years ago, on Nov. 29, 2008. Burke is close to the same mark in wins, as the...

Early Top Defencemen

I am looking at the early season leaders for the various NHL awards.  Today, i have my first leader for the Norris Trophy.  It is Dion Phaneuf of the Toronto Maple Leafs.  He is tied for the scoring lead among defencemen with nine points.  His +7 +/- rating is the best in the league among defencemen and tied for the league lead overall. Phaneuf is a surprise Norris leader after...

PHT: Welcome to the season, Tim Connolly

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Sundin To Make Two Community Appearances

The Toronto Maple Leafs and the MLSE Team Up Foundation will host two very special community events this week in Toronto with the assistance of former captain Mats Sundin. SCHOOL VISIT What:...

Reinforcements On The Way

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Maple Leafs Share The Stanley Cup

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