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Toronto Maple Leafs – David Clarkson: The Contract from Hell

Toronto Maple Leafs – David Clarkson: The Contract from Hell

William Wilson April 6, 2014 2

There was almost immediate outcry when the Toronto Maple Leafs signed veteran forward David Clarkson to a seven-year, $36.75 million US contract. For starters, Clarkson has never really been known as a points producer.

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Toronto Maple Leafs – Brian Burke Returns to Toronto

Toronto Maple Leafs – Brian Burke Returns to Toronto

William Wilson April 1, 2014 0

Toronto Maple Leafs fans will see a familiar face at the Air Canada Centre tonight as they watch their favourite team fight to keep its fading playoff hopes alive. Brian Burke will make his

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Toronto Maple Leafs take on the Philadelphia Flyers Tonight

Toronto Maple Leafs take on the Philadelphia Flyers Tonight

William Wilson March 8, 2014 17

After two days of the rest, the Toronto Maple Leafs return to action tonight. They’ll be hosting the Philadelphia Flyers at the Air Canada Centre in one of their final home games of the

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Toronto Maple Leafs Aim for Western Canada Sweep

Toronto Maple Leafs Aim for Western Canada Sweep

William Wilson November 2, 2013 9

For me, the low point of the Burke era came on Feb. 18, 2012. The Toronto Maple Leafs were technically still in the playoff hunt, but an inconsistent effort all season and an early-season head injury

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The Toronto Maple Leafs: A Franchise Built on Sand?

The Toronto Maple Leafs: A Franchise Built on Sand?

William Wilson September 22, 2013 17

Expectations are high for the Toronto Maple Leafs this season. It’s believed that the addition of David Clarkson, Dave Bolland and Jonathan Bernier, the continued improvement of Nazem Kadri and Jake Gardiner, and the

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Brian Burke: Hockey’s Rainbow Warrior

Brian Burke: Hockey’s Rainbow Warrior

William Wilson September 11, 2013 1

Whether you like the man or detest him, Brian Burke is known for holding strong convictions. He espouses a tough, no-holds-barred brand of hockey and he looks the part as well. These strongly held convictions have

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Who’s the Boss?

Who’s the Boss?

William Wilson September 8, 2013 22

If Tony Danza was never able to answer this simple question, then what hope to we have of answering it as fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs? Take the Leafs’ newfound crowded problem in

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Brian Burke Lands a New Gig in Calgary

Brian Burke Lands a New Gig in Calgary

William Wilson September 5, 2013 10

It didn’t take very long for former Toronto Maple Leafs president and general manager Brian Burke to land a new job. Less than one year after he was unceremoniously fired in Toronto, Burke accepted

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Toronto Maple Leafs Hope to Win Free Agency Frenzy

Toronto Maple Leafs Hope to Win Free Agency Frenzy

William Wilson July 4, 2013 4

The Toronto Maple Leafs hope to make a big splash tomorrow when free agency opens. Money for key signings has been freed up by the decision to buy out Mike Komisarek and Mikhail Grabovski.

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James “the Real Deal” Reimer

James “the Real Deal” Reimer

William Wilson April 21, 2013 25

We’ve all heard the story. Toronto hasn’t seen a good goalie since the days of Ed Belfour. The experiments with Andrew Raycroft, Vesa Toskala and Jonas Gustavsson all proved spectacular failures. J.S. Giguere was

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