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July 17 2015 07:00AM


Kesler's new contract and the Dave Nonis effect, Leafs salary cap situation, Flames new guys provide more options, what the numbers predict for Vancouver next season, Oilers interested in Seabrook, have no one to blame but themselves for Justin Schultz and more in this week's Roundup.

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GRAPHIC: Leafs Salary Cap Situation

Jon Steitzer
July 16 2015 10:32AM

It's the middle summer, hockey news is getting harder to find, and the Leafs are a Bernier signing away from maxing out their contract limit (this is also why Marner won't be signed until Cody Donaghey has been sent back to junior). This seems like as good a time as any to revisit the Leafs salary cap situation and using and borrowing the idea of salary cap visualization from Habs Eyes On The Prize that's what we'll briefly do.

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The Steve Dangle Podcast - Jul 15, 2015 - The Bourne Podcastery

Steve Dangle
July 15 2015 09:10PM


On this episode, Justin Bourne joins the show to talk about playing pro hockey, turning to writing, and lots of stories in-between. Get to know one of our favourite folks in the hockeysphere.

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Ryan Kesler vs Phil Kessel: Contract Value and the Ghost of Dave Nonis

Cat Silverman
July 15 2015 01:39PM

*Note to the reader: I realize that Ryan Kesler has never been a Toronto Maple Leaf, Phil Kessel is no longer a Toronto Maple Leaf, and none of us want to hear Dave Nonis' name ever again here in Leafland. I'm not sorry for writing this anyway.*

On a day where Cody Franson is still unfairly unsigned and gifs of Lawson Crouse eating a worm crept into my timeline while I was trying to eat breakfast, it seems pretty logical that the Anaheim Ducks decided to add to the morning mayhem with a headline contract of their own:

Oh boy, Anaheim. 

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LFR: Free Agents & Rebuild

Steve Dangle
July 14 2015 11:35AM

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The Leafs have made a bunch of signings and moves. Are they good? Are the Leafs any better? How is the rebuild going? Here's what I think.

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