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Montreal Canadiens – 20 Million Problems

Montreal Canadiens – 20 Million Problems

Ryan Mallough November 6, 2013 2

GM Marc Bergevin broke the bank and signed injured defenseman Alexei Elmelin to a four-year $16.4 million contract extension last week, looking up the physical Russian through the 2017-2018 season. Now don’t get me

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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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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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Leafs: Game 41 Questions and Answers

Leafs: Game 41 Questions and Answers

William Wilson April 13, 2013 8

Tonight’s matchup between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens has a hint of early May to it: this might be one of the possible first-round playoff series that await hockey fans. The

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Public Enemy #1

Public Enemy #1

William Wilson March 30, 2013 14

Matt Cooke is generally regarded as the dirtiest player in hockey today, but there’s actually a much more dangerous cannon ball on the loose: Montreal Canadiens forward and captain Brian Gionta. Gionta has all

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Leafs: Game 21 Questions and Answers

Leafs: Game 21 Questions and Answers

William Wilson February 27, 2013 3

Tradition returns to the spotlight tonight as the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens meet-up for the third time this season. The good guys won the first two contests and have an early

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Leafs: Game 13 Questions and Answers

Leafs: Game 13 Questions and Answers

William Wilson February 11, 2013 7

The Leafs return home after a successful road trip that saw them go 3-0-0 and absolutely dominate the Montreal Canadiens in the final game of the swing. However, they’re likely to face much stronger

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Leafs: Game 12 Questions and Answers

Leafs: Game 12 Questions and Answers

William Wilson February 9, 2013 6

The Toronto Maple Leafs rightfully retake their position at the center of the hockey universe tonight as part of Hockey Day in Canada’s showcase match-up. They face their historical rival, les Canadiens, at 7:00

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Au Revoir Monsieur Gomez

Au Revoir Monsieur Gomez

William Wilson January 13, 2013 3

It’s fair to say Scott Gomez‘s New Jersey Devils days are far behind him. The diminutive forward got word from his current team today – les Canadiens de Montréal – that they will not

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Defiant Until the End

Defiant Until the End

William Wilson January 12, 2013 5

Brian Burke finally delivered on his promise to bring some truculence. Unfortunately, it came after the expiration date. The former frontman of the Leafs entertained fans to one last news conference earlier today. His replacement, Dave

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