Why (you should) fire Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis?

View image | gettyimages.com Kevin McGran wrote a piece yesterday in the Toronto Star regarding his views on Dave Nonis. The basic summary; he’s had the odd hiccup, and he’s never gone through the major rebuild process before, but he’s still the right man for the job.  I respect Kevin a bunch, probably more than the…

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LGD: Ron Francis Rivalry Renewed

View image | gettyimages.com Remember Ron Francis? It’s only been 11 years since the Leafs made the decision to acquire the veteran at the trade deadline. With 1798, Francis holds the rare distinction of having the most regular season points in his career of any player to suit up for the Leafs. He only scored ten of those…

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If the HFBoards Started the Leafs Rebuild

Last year as the Leafs entered the off season I made the executive decision on behalf of Brendan Shanahan to let Nonis go, and replace him with the HFBoards, the results led to a roster that even Steve Tambellini would be embarrassed by. That was the HFBoards first time out, and pencils have erasers for…

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The Roundup

The Canucks won’t part with future at deadline, Oilers find silver lining, Florida likes Kessel, the Jets and Flames go rental shopping, Fantasy, Fights and more in this weeks Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.

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Marlies, Sound Tigers complete AHL trade

It’s the blockbuster trade that you’ve all been waiting for. Hot on the heels of the deal that sent Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli to the Nashville Predators, the Leafs organization has made their second big splash. Actually, it’s not all that big. In fact, the trade was technically by the Marlies, and not the…

Dreger Updates His Leafs Trade Board, and More Kessel Chatter

Dreger had updated the chances of the Leafs moving out some players. pic.twitter.com/Jm9P2ZnhFi — Ryan (@rfan_3) February 20, 2015 So. Much. Leafs. Trade. Talk. Darren Dreger of TSN has updated his now infamous Leafs Trade Board, with Daniel Winnik being a slam dunk 100% to be dealt before the deadline. Korbinian Holzer follows at 85%,…