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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 – “Nail, meet Coffin”

Toronto Maple Leafs – “Nail, meet Coffin”

William Wilson March 30, 2014 2

You make a commitment to write about the Toronto Maple Leafs, but they make it so damn hard to write about them. What are you supposed to say? Fortunately, at this point in the

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Cody Franson Proves a Worthy Investment

Cody Franson Proves a Worthy Investment

William Wilson November 5, 2013 29

Cody Franson was one of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ major off-season contract holdouts (Nazem Kadri was another one). He was looking for a substantial raise over the one-year, $1.2 million deal that carried him

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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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Dion Phaneuf Wants to Stay in Toronto

Dion Phaneuf Wants to Stay in Toronto

William Wilson September 13, 2013 5

Dion Phaneuf’s time in Toronto has seen its share of controversies, but it’s also been highlighted by a number of successes. His offensive numbers have returned to respectability; he was named the 18th captain

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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 Resign Carl Gunnarsson

Toronto Maple Leafs Resign Carl Gunnarsson

William Wilson July 23, 2013 3

The Toronto Maple Leafs have resigned defenceman Carl Gunnarsson to a three-year deal worth $9.45 million. In the process, both parties avoided arbitration. Gunnarsson has spent his entire NHL career playing in Toronto. He’s

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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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