Jake Gardiner Sent To The Marlies

Jonathan Willis
January 15 2012 12:41PM

One of the big stories out of the Maple Leafs’ training camp this season was the emergence of Jake Gardiner. It forced a bit of a roster jam, as veterans like Mike Komisarek and Cody Franson both spent time in the press box at time throughout the year.

Over the last four games, however, it was Gardiner who watched the game as a healthy scratch. Today, the Leafs relieved the pressure, assigning Gardiner to the Toronto Marlies.

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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!

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Nation Radio - January 14, 2012

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.

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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.

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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.

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