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So how many folks actually got demoted to the AHL last season?

No, I mean besides anyone who has been traded to Columbus. Fans are often quick to dismiss a player’s role on a team, and suggest that the player be sent to an AHL affiliate in order to free the NHL team of the cap hit. Fans of teams in larger markets are assuredly the biggest…

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Still searching for Francois Beauchemin

The Toronto Maple Leafs traded François Beauchemin on February 9, 2011. Since that trade, the Leafs have added among NHL defencemen: Jake Gardiner John-Michael Liles Cody Franson I’ve waged a miniature war against the minutes that Jake Gardiner played last season. I don’t think he’s good enough to hold down a Top Four spot on…

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Centre of Confusion

It’s late July, and I’m a very bored hockey nut. Today I did what I always do around this time of year: Bust out a pencil and try to figure out what the Leafs’ opening night lineup is going to be. I am now thoroughly confused. Unless I’m missing something, or unless the Leafs still…

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Leafs Nation Podcast: This is how sad James Wisniewski is

  In this week’s podcast, Cam Charron, Danny Gray, and I chat about the recent Shea Weber situation, the Rick Nash deal, and get into the likelihood of the NHLPA being back to work this October. After a while, things degenerate into ripping the Blue Jackets, and comparing them to terrible Futurama situations. You should…