McKenzie: 'Doesn't sound like it's going to be a quick marriage' between Leafs, fired Bruins GM Chiarelli

Thomas Drance
April 15 2015 05:03PM

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On Wednesday the Boston Bruins fired general manager Peter Chiarelli after the club missed the playoffs for the first time since 2007. Tough industry.

Though Chiarelli's draft record was mixed and the Tyler Seguin trade was an unmitigated disaster, his Bruins tenure was enormously successful. He effectively built a Stanley Cup winning team, and his clubs averaged more than a series victory per year during his time with the club. 

Could he be a good fit as the general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs? 

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Could the Devils be a destination for a Toronto top six winger?

Jeff Veillette
April 15 2015 11:08AM

The Toronto Maple Leafs are clearly in the midst of a transition. Over half the publicly-known staff has been fired, many players have been traded, and many will be walked away from. But it seems like there's still a lot left to come in terms of roster shuffling; the group from Game 82 will almost assuredly not be the one that skates on the ice for Game 1 in October. 

It takes two to tango, though, and in the New Jersey Devils, the Leafs may find a dance partner.

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HOW GOOD IS OLIVER KYLINGTON

Lowetide
April 15 2015 07:01AM

It's very easy to overlook Oliver Kylington based on his boxcar numbers but the resume is strong and the scouting report impressive. He arrived in the Swedish Hockey League at 16 and could be the best skating defender available at this summer's draft. Oliver Kylington is a significant talent.

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The Steve Dangle Podcast - April 14 - Playoffs Eve

Steve Dangle
April 14 2015 10:18PM

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On this episode, we predict the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, jinx everything, and talk about the Leaf's future.

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WWYDW - Which Playoff Team Will You Be Following?

Justin Fisher
April 14 2015 09:46PM

The Stanley Cup Playoffs kick off tonight and I don't think I've ever seen a bracket more engaging or unpredictable. The first round matchups couldn't have turned out any better, providing us with enough narratives to give a mittenstringer a seizure.

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