Mmm... Competent Goaltending.

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So last night the Boston Bruins were eliminated by the Washington Capitals, and speculation began anew that Tim Thomas could be had in a trade this off-season. Further fanning the trade flames was the news that Roberto Luongo will provide, in very short order, a list of five teams to which he would accept a trade, and Darren Dreger says the Leafs will be on it.

The main risk in acquiring either goaltender? Age. In the case of Thomas, he only has one more year remaining on his contract, and so, perhaps presents a lower-risk, lower-reward situation. Luongo, of course, has that gigantisaurus of a contract, and could provide a longer-term solution or a longer-term hindrance.

I took a look at what age may well mean for these two goalies over at The Leafs Nation, so go check that out. Jump for more.

Recap: Caps 2, Bruins 1 (OT)
Overtime. Game 7. Caps win. Recap from Becca H at Japers' Rink.

Bruins, Caps combine for tightest series in NHL history
Story via the AP at the Globe. Pretty self-explanatory.

You can only have one choice to add a roster player to the Leafs this summer
ZACH PARISE. From Vintage Leaf Memories.

Marc-Andre Fleury: Mediocre Goalie With Undeserved Reputation
Derek Zona pulls no punches at The Copper & Blue.

Backhand Shelf Podcast
From Justin Bourne and Rob Pizzo.

The NHL's Most Interesting Name Final Bracket
My vote goes to Peanuts O'Flaherty, I think. From Bettman's Nightmare at AIH.

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