October 04 2011 05:24PM
News came down this afternoon that the Leafs have grabbed David Steckel from the Devils in exchange for a fourth round pick. The former Capital costs just $1.1M in cap space over the next two seasons and is one of the very best face-off men in the league.
October 03 2011 06:29PM
How does Nazem Kadri compare with his draft class?
October 03 2011 12:48PM
Per Mirtle the Leafs have made their final cuts:
“Defencemen Keith Aulie and Matt Lashoff and forwards Darryl Boyce, Joey Crabb and Mike Zigomanis were all dropped from the Leafs roster”
“Lashoff, Boyce and Crabb are on waivers in order to go to the minors. Zigomanis had already cleared earlier in training camp.”
What all this means is that both Matt Frattin and Jake Gardiner have made the Leafs opening day roster. Both impressed throughout the pre-season and fulfil Burke’s promise to make the team bigger and younger.
Pension Plan Puppets
October 03 2011 07:29AM
Every fanbase has someone that they worship to a level that may seem unwarranted by an outsider as well as one that they villify to no end. While Leaf fans sometimes get painted as ones that go to further extremes than any other fanbase, that's ludicrous. All fanbases are crazy.
Since everyone can always use some advice about whom to lavish their love/hate upon the staff at LeafsNation have compiled their choices for stars and goats for the upcoming season. Of course, this operates from the expectation that James Reimer cannot fall from grace and that there is no way Mike Komisarek will play his way out of the doghouse.
October 02 2011 02:19PM
Due to the high volume of requests, for the first time ever the Nation Network will launch a hockey pool open to all of our faithful readers! Details are after the jump.