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Jonathan Bernier’s RFA comparables

*clicks on Jonathan Bernier’s Capgeek page* “Oh, this is his THIRD contract?” </spit take> Generally, it’s tough to find goaltenders to sign an RFA deal going into a year they’re projected to be a starting goaltender. This is the situation that Jonathan Bernier and the Toronto Maple Leafs find themselves in.

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Leafs looking at former Stars coach Gulutzan to coach Marlies?

With Dallas Eakins leaving the Toronto Marlies to join the Edmonton Oilers, it’s created a vacancy in the Leafs’ organization and so far, few details have emerged on how the team plans to fill it. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. Affiliates tend to take a while to name head coaches. Eakins, for instance, wasn’t…

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Dave Morrison’s draft tendencies

With the 2013 NHL Entry Draft less than a week away, we’re going to take a few minutes to profile not one of the draft eligible players, but the man who’s running the show for the Leafs – Dave Morrison. An old hand from the John Ferguson Jr. era, Morrison was promoted to Director of…

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Dion Phaneuf in play?

I generally try to avoid these types of posts, but it seems like a lot of the hockey world is talking about the amount of movement that should start tomorrow if the Chicago Blackhawks are able to close out the Stanley Cup Final with a win tonight. Dave Nonis said yesterday that he expects to…

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Why James Reimer Deserves Better

As I’m sure everyone is well aware by now, on Sunday afternoon the Toronto Maple Leafs traded Ben Scrivens, Matt Frattin, and a second round pick to the Los Angeles Kings for their back-up goalie, Jonathan Bernier. There are two ways we can look at this trade: we can see it as a trade for…

Leafs to buy out Mike Komisarek

It’s been a pretty crazy day for Leafs fans. We’ve had the Bernier trade, the talks of Phaneuf being on the block, and now it looks like Mike Komisarek will be bought out by the club. I don’t believe the player or agent have been told directly, but expect Mike Komisarek to be bought out…

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Leafs acquire Jon Bernier – Our initial reaction

Ultimately, the players that the Toronto Maple Leafs gave up in the Jonathan Bernier deal weren’t extremely valuable, but they’re still likeable players that we’ll miss so we’ll have some individual breakdowns on their best moments throughout the week. What Toronto did give up in the trade was mostly opportunity cost. James Reimer has been…

BREAKING: Leafs acquire Jonathan Bernier from the Kings

Kings receive forward Matt Frattin, Ben Scrivens and Leafs second round pick in either the 2014 or 2015 NHL Entry Draft. — Jonas Siegel (@jonasTSN1050) June 23, 2013 Well, there you have it. For the first time since the Ed Belfour era, the Toronto Maple Leafs didn’t need a goaltender. Then they traded three assets…