Leafs Talk

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Leafs’ fans owe Fergie some thanks

There is no disputing that, before he left the Toronto Maple Leafs as their general manager, John S. Ferguson was widely vilified in the Leafs Nation. Maybe he deserved that send off. Maybe he didn’t. But, as the Leafs gear up for the final 16 games of the regular season – five points in arrears…

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Being a Fan

We’re all aware that being a "fan" is short for being a fanatic, defined by Merriam Webster as: "marked by excessive enthusiasm and often intense uncritical devotion". That "uncritical" part is important here. A lot of what we endeavour to do in sports blogging is to present accurate and objective analysis of our team and the small…

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REIMER BEING REIMER IS GOOD ENOUGH

  Sometimes, NHL teams lose games that they really should have won. Tim Thomas and Henrik Lundqvist gave the Leafs tastes of that futile exercise earlier this season. And sometimes, like last night in Toronto, NHL teams win games that they had no business winning. As they went wheels-up toward Philadelphia last night, the Leafs…

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What Is James Reimer?

A goaltender. Article over see you guys in a few days for more bad jokes. Today in the Globe and Mail James Mirtle talked with The Goalie Guild‘s Justin Goldman about James Reimer. I’d like to preface this by saying that James and Justin are two great dudes and I understand that on James’ end it’s not…

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BURKE PUTS HIS BELIEF IN THESE LEAFS

So the big cheese, Brian Burke, has decided this is it. Aside from deadline dealing never-used John Mitchell to the Rangers, Burke has determined that this Leafs’ team is the one that will make the 2010-11 run for the playoffs. That’s admirable. It’s what he’s promised all year and, other than sending Kris “Never fit…

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Thoughts on Giguere and Reimer

In last night’s OT loss to Atlanta it looked like James Reimer was holding down the fort just fine. He wasn’t fighting pucks and Atlanta didn’t have any memorable scoring chances. Then Atlanta’s Evander Kane kneed Reimer in the head and with six minutes left in the second, and a 2-0 lead, the Leafs rookie netminder…

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