Tag Archives: Phil Kessel

Burke Fired by Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs have fired GM Brian Burke.  They will host a press conference at 1:45PM this afternoon to announce the firing. UPDATE: Dave Nonis will replace Burke as full GM of the Maple Leafs.  Burke will still remain … Continue reading

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Toronto Acquires Van Riemsdyk from Philly for Schenn

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired forward James VanRiemsdyk from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Luke Schenn. In the second blockbuster trade of the 2012 NHL draft, the Maple Leafs and Flyers exchanged stars.  This is a great … Continue reading

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Maple Leafs Extend Grabovski

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced they have signed forward Mikhail Grabovski to a 5 year, $27.5M contract.  The deal averages out to be a $5.5M cap hit per season.  Grabovski also has a modified no-trade clause. Grabovski’s agent, Gary Greenstin, … Continue reading

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Detroit to Host Toronto for 2013 Winter Classic

The NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced this morning that Detroit has been selected to host the next Winter Classic.  They will play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday January 1, 2013.  History will be made at this game as it … Continue reading

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Friday Five: The League’s Deadliest Snipers

The Friday Five is a new weekly column giving thoughts on a major topic in the last week. If you have any suggestions for next week’s topic, feel free to post it here or email me. I’d love to hear … Continue reading

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Quick Shines This Week

We are now two full weeks into the regular season.  Many players have shined but a few have struggled.  GM’s are starting to assess their team’s start and will soon make moves necessary to put their team in a better … Continue reading

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