Asked and Answered: Weekend With Burkie

Pension Plan Puppets
January 15 2012 12:30PM


"Dear Bob, Trade me Getzlaf or else"

 

This feature has become so popular that The Star and Sportsnet have copied it. Of course, neither one offers much in terms of analysis so without further ado: Copy+PastePlus after the jump!

Read Article | 1 Comments

Nation Radio - January 14, 2012

NationRadio
January 15 2012 11:30AM

 

 

The mid-season doldrums are officially here. With winter finally arriving in Alberta this weekend, Lowetide takes a look at the Oilers as they tumble down the standings.

Read Article | 5 Comments

Should The Leafs Trade Luke Schenn For James van Riemsdyk?

Jonathan Willis
January 13 2012 02:13PM

As per virtually everybody – including no less an authority than NHL.com – the Toronto Maple Leafs and Philadelphia Flyers are in negotiations on a trade that would see James van Riemsdyk join the Leafs and Luke Schenn leave for the city of brotherly love.

Read Article | 3 Comments

Asked And Answered: Brian Burke Tweetbag II

Pension Plan Puppets
January 13 2012 10:23AM

 
Goddamn you people have a lot of questions

Since the first edition of my tweetbag with Brian Burke was such a rousing success I think that it's time for a second. Apparently, people on Twitter have a lot of questions for the brains behind the Leafs' upturn in fortunes.

After the jump, we take turns answering questions.

Read Article | 0 Comments

Playoff hopes and dreams: How many wins and goals are needed?

Cam Charron
January 12 2012 02:13PM

The season is halfway over, and, still, the Leafs remain in playoff position, not only just 6th in the NHL's Eastern Conference, but they are also one of just five teams in the conference with a positive goal differential. The time is right for the Leafs right now: beyond the top four teams in the conference, neither are very strong.

Of course, the unfortunate reality of this for Leafs fans is that one of the top four teams in the conference, Pittsburgh, are currently sitting in ninth place but are primed to make a run forward. Their +12 goal differential matched with the team being the best Eastern team in team Fenwick rank mean that they're not likely to sit where they are.

Read Article | 1 Comments