Mini-Review: Early Acquisitions

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
July 03 2014 06:09AM

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It’s been a heck of a start to the offseason, hasn’t it? Teams have been coming out swinging, throwing about half a billion dollars at players in an attempt to make themselves better. The Leafs? Well, they’ve made some moves, but none of them have really been swing for the fences. Me? I’ve been half way across the country as everything shakes down. Here’s a few scattered thoughts.

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Will You Play Hockey For Food?

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
July 02 2014 02:00AM

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There are three staples in the average Canadian person's life: hockey, being nice, and being nice as a means to play more hockey. If you can find a way to combine the three, then you've created the best thing ever. Five Hole For Food does just that, and begins their 2014 cross-Canada tour today.

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Leafs trade Jerry D'Amigo for Matt Frattin

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
July 01 2014 11:54AM

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After repeatedly striking out on free agents, the Toronto Maple Leafs have traded Jerry D'Amigo to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Matt Frattin.

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Talk Or Walk: The 11th Hour

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 30 2014 11:26AM

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Unrestricted free agents officially hit the market in 23 hours. They've been able to speak to other teams for the past few days, but players can officially skip out of their respective towns faster than you can say Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond (who coincidentally, is not a UFA). The Leafs could be walking away from a pile of players tomorrow. But should they be trying to make some last second pushes?

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Leafs Buy Out Tim Gleason

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 30 2014 10:31AM

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In a move that frees up some much needed cap space in the final hours before free agency, the Toronto Maple Leafs have bought out the contract of Tim Gleason. It's a regular buyout that will count towards the Salary Cap for four more years.

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