Leafs Make More Cuts, Komisarek Survives

The Leafs have trimmed their preseason roster again, sending Luca Caputi, Joe Colborne, Ryan Hamilton, Marcel Mueller, Kenny Ryan, Greg Scott, Mike Zigomanis, Jesse Blacker, Jeff Finger, Simon Gysbers, Korbinian Holzer, Juraj Mikus and Mark Owuya to the Marlies per James Mirtle. Most of those guys barely played, but aside from just spreading the news…


Player types: The defensive liability

    Earlier, I introduced on The Nations Network a new way of looking at a player’s plus/minus rating, specifically to do with on-ice shot differential, in an effort to learn more about teams and players. This month, somewhat regularly, I will break down types of players and teams in an effort to localize player talents…



  This week you can tell that The Nation Network really is starting to grow. Columnists from The Winnipeg Sun, Edmonton Journal and Vancouver Sun all weigh in during this week’s episode and there is even time to laugh – er take a look at – the Calgary Flames roster in this here 2011-12 preseason….


Sabres 3 Leafs 2: Ugh

Frattin looked good, the Sabres won by a goal thanks to having ten more power plays. Really only one thing left to do: