Leafs Push Hard For First Overall

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 27 2014 02:40PM

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It looks like the Toronto Maple Leafs are swinging for the fences this afternoon. According to Mike Kelly of the NHL Network, the Florida Panthers are considering an offer from Toronto for the first overall pick that includes Left Winger James Van Riemsdyk.

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Is Martin Brodeur Toronto Bound?

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 26 2014 12:09AM

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Just when you thought the rumour mill couldn't get any more crazy, we have this - New Jersey Devils legend and soon to be Unrestricted Free Agent Martin Brodeur having a conversation with Tim Leiweke, as the two take in a Toronto Blue Jays game at the Rogers Centre. Technically, Marty is here to take part in David Clarkson's Golf Tournament, but we're at the not-really-tampering stage of free agency. Considering their prior interest in him, and with a few days before contracts can be signed, is there a possibility that the 42 year old ends up in Blue and White?

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Mailbag: End of Spring Cleaning

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 25 2014 03:39PM

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I stopped taking in mailbag questions for a while. One, because I've neglected my AskFM inbox and I want to get to all the personal questions on there before asking for more. Two, and on a similar vein, because there were a bunch of old questions I had passed over. But today is the day where the inbox finally gets to zero! 

To submit a question, send me a tweetemail meask me, or leave a comment.

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Leafs, Gardiner Working On Bridge Deal?

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 24 2014 05:45PM

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According to a report from Chris Johnston, the Toronto Maple Leafs are in talks with Jake Gardiner regarding a two-year contract extension.

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Pat Burns To Be Inducted Into HHOF

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 23 2014 02:07PM

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I still have this hat on my wall, believe it or not

It's a couple of years overdue, but as the old idiom goes, "better late than never". The Hockey Hall of Fame announced their class of 2014 today, and former Leafs head coach Pat Burns has finally earned the sport's greatest honour.

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