Maple Leafs are 'tuning' out

The media quickly dubbed it The Day The Music Died. Randy Carlyle certainly noticed when he walked through the players quarters before Monday’s practice that the high-decibel modern music mix had been turned low or off completely. The coach interpreted the gesture two ways. As a fan of ’70s-era tunes, he was grateful for the silence, but also knows his playoff challenged team...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Dambrauskas: In Which Scenario Is Nikolai Kulemin Worth More to the Leafs?

Follow Colin on Twitter!: @ColinDJD With the Olympics nearing its end and team practices resuming as of today, there will be plenty of debate and discussion with respect to trading certain players. Challenged with an extra trade freeze over the Olympic break, GM’s have no choice but to sit still with any trade proposals which they may have been in discussion about and...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Rumors: Nikolai Kulemin to Pittsburgh Penguins

The Toronto Maple Leafs are looking to move Nikolai Kulemin before the 2014 NHL trade deadline. GM Dave Nonis said that his 27 year old right winger is available for trade.  Kulemin is a good checker and penalty killer who can put up points when with the right line mates. He is coming off a $2.8 million annual cap hit contract and is seeking a new contract worth $4 million a season. David
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam French: Nikolai Kulemin : Trade Bait? Or Piece of the Puzzle?

This was written by a friend of mine and he really wanted to get it out there, as did I. As we approach the Winter Olympics we as NHL fans all get to set our grievances and feudal style loyalties to get together as one...and enjoy newer and more nationalistic feudal loyalties, for *blank* and COUNTRY! In addition to this we will get to see how some players who rarely get to...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kulemin breaks small ankle bone during practice

Nikolai Kulemin recorded a pair of assists in two games but his season was put on hold after he blocked a shot during Friday’s practice. The Toronto Maple Leafs forward will be sidelined for at least two weeks due to a small broken bone in his ankle according to Sportsnet. Kulemin could have theoretically played through the injury because it’s not displaced but his doctors didn’t...
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October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Leafs' Kulemin out at least 2 weeks

Nikolai Kulemin will miss at least two weeks with a bone chip in his ankle Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle said Saturday the winger blocked a shot with his foot in practice Friday and could have played hurt for a month. Instead, the team and doctors decided to put Kulemin in a walking boot and not take the chance of making it worse. Carlyle said it was not a displaced fracture...
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October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Penguins Interested in Leafs’ Kulemin?

From The Pittsburgh Penguins, sitting first in the Atlantic Division, could be looking to acquire another winger to play alongside Evgeni Malkin. It's believed the Penguins are once again taking a look at Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nikolai Kulemin. Malkin, who currently leads the Penguins in assists with 10, played alongside Kulemin during the...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Augello: Kulemin KHL Bound

Per Yahoo Sports Dmitry Chesnokov, Maple Leafs winger Nikolai Kulemin has signed on with Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the KHL, along with Pittsburgh Penguins star Evgeni Malkin. The 26 year old Kulemin played for Magnitogorsk from 2005-2008 before signing with Toronto in 2008. Chesnokov also reported that center Mikhail Grabovski has been approached by two KHL clubs. Grabovski...
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September 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Kulemin, Leafs agree to two-year deal

The Toronto Maple Leafs and left wing Nikolai Kulemin agreed to a two-year contract on Thursday that will pay him $2.8 million per season, according to CBS and TSN. By reaching an agreement, arbitration was avoided. Kulemin, 26, had seven goals and 21 assists in 70 games last season. He had 30 goals the previous season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Leafs sign F Kulemin for 2 years

The Toronto Maple Leafs have avoided arbitration with Nikolai Kulemin, signing the forward to a two-year, $5.6-million deal. Kulemin will make $2.6 million next season and $3 million in 2013-14. He made $2.2 million last season. Kulemin had just seven goals and 21 assists before missing the last 12 games of a disappointing season with a broken finger. The Maple Leafs are hoping...
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July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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