Parallel Paths

Jonathan Willis
July 08 2011 10:55AM


Objects on a parallel course give us an interesting example of unification and divergence. On the one hand, they are travelling along the same path, moving towards a common destination, and they never diverge from that path. On the other hand, they never converge; that is to say that despite all the similarities of their path they remain as far apart from each other at the end of their course as they did at the beginning.

What on Earth am I talking about here?

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A Motivated Addition

Pat Steinberg
July 07 2011 12:47PM

Pat is a regular writer at and can be heard daily at Sportsnet Radio FAN 960 in Caglary.

When the Maple Leafs acquired Cody Franson and Matthew Lombardi from the Nashville Predators, it accomplished two things for the blue and white: first, it got rid of Brett Lebda and second it brought in a young defenceman with a good ceiling in Franson.  After sitting down with Cody at a golf tournament here in Calgary, I can also tell you he's very motivated heading into his first season with Toronto.

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being Tyler Bozak

Kent Wilson
July 06 2011 01:02PM



In addition to Clark MacArthur, the Leafs also retained the services of Tyler Bozak yesterday to the (reported) tune of $1.5 million per year over the next two years.

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On Brad Richards and the quest for a #1 centre

Cam Charron
July 06 2011 11:04AM



You can skip ahead, as long as you notify me when Brad Richards officially retires. Chances are, we won't see him all that much when he's kicking around the New York Rangers as a 40-year old, cane in one hand, fruitlessly pushing the puck ahead with his stick with the other.

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Leafs re-sign MacArthur

Kent Wilson
July 05 2011 05:49PM



James Mirtle reported today that the Toronto Maple Leafs have avoided arbitration with Clark MacArthur, instead signing him to a two-year deal worth $6.5 million in total.

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