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[Weekend FTB] Die, August, Die

News, notes, and discussion for the weekend.

[Weekend FTB] Die, August, Die

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News, notes, and discussion for the weekend.

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Maple Leafs' Top 25 Under 25

T25U25 - #16 Frederik Gauthier

Does Gauthier have more offence in him, or is his future projection as a defensive specialist?

T25U25 - #16 Frederik Gauthier

Does Gauthier have more offence in him, or is his future projection as a defensive specialist?

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Maple Leafs' Top 25 Under 25

T25U25 - #17 Tom Nilsson

The physical defensive defenceman from Sweden jumps six places.

T25U25 - #17 Tom Nilsson

The physical defensive defenceman from Sweden jumps six places.

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Maple Leafs' Top 25 Under 25

T25U25 #18 Garret Sparks

Sparks makes a solid pro debut, but stays stuck in place on our countdown.

T25U25 #18 Garret Sparks

Sparks makes a solid pro debut, but stays stuck in place on our countdown.

T25U25 #19 Fabrice Herzog

The Swiss forward vaults up our countdown. But having returned to his native country to continue his career, will the stay be short-lived?

T25U25: #20 Sam Carrick

A strong campaign with the Marlies pushes the young centre into our list for the first time.

[Thursday FTB] Expansion!!!!!!!!!!?

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News notes links and discussion for a Thursday in August.

[Tuesday's FTB] Summertime, And The Livin' Is Easy

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It's still the Summer of Stats.

Brendan Shanahan Does The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Maple Leafs President Brendan Shanahan did the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (donate here).

He was promptly doused by his three kids with the last one cracking him in the head or as he put it:

(illegal contact to head followed by launching followed by late hit....bad parenting)

To which Patrick Burke replied, in proper NHL Department of Player Safety fashion:

You materially change the position of your head just prior to or simultaneous with the contact by Kid 3.

REPORT: Tim Leiweke Leaving MLSE By June At Latest

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Let's look at what the man has accomplished in Toronto

T25U25: #21 Teemu Hartikainen

A surprise entry in our Top 25 is the veteran Finn playing in Russia.

Tom Anselmi's MLSE Legacy

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Now that Tim Leiweke has confirmed that he will be gone no later than June 2015 or as soon as a replacement is found talk has turned to who might replace him. This article looks back at Anselmi's time at the helm of Toronto FC which should be enough to preclude him from the job but he *is* nice to the media so there's chatter!

Leafs Hire Capologist To Replace Dumb Loiselle

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The Leafs have hired Brandon Pridham. Who? Find out!

Forwards Exiting The Zone: Whole Lotta Trouble

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We're back to zone exits but this time we're looking at the Leafs forwards. What we find next may rock your world.

2013-14 First Half Zone Exits For Leafs Defencemen

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Zone exit stats for Toronto Maple Leafs defencemen through the first 46 games of the 2013-14 season.

Kulemin and Grabovski Challenge Nonis and Carlyle

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Stunning video of two formers Leafs challenging their former coach and GM.

[Weds FTB] Can We Have Hockey Already?

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Links When Darkness Fails a) It's a dumb video game. b) It's a dumb video game. Kyle Dubas on the Jeff Blair Show Talking stats and stuff I guess. 1957-58 Topps - And Then There Were...

2013-14 First Half Zone Entries For Leafs Forwards

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How did the Leafs forward corps do at gaining the zone with possession in 2013-14?

Invented arguments and advanced stats

Gare Joyce and The Strawmen

[Monday's FTB] ALS Ice Bucket Challenge @ PPP

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How to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in six easy steps. You're up Bower Power, clrkaitken, and JP Nikota. Links Penny Dreadful Getting back to an anomaly. 10 Pre-pre-season Maple...

[Weekend FTB] The Last Month

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30 days until the Leafs' pre-season opens up. Some links and discussion to hold you over until we're down to 28 days.

[Friday's FTB] Soon? What Do You Mean?

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Links Hockey Night in Stoufville Is there a bar in Stoufville? The Log Off Podcast Episode 7 With special guest Corey Pronman. Tim Lieweke's Pending Depature Good or bad for the...

T25U25: #22 - Tony Cameranesi

Sophomore struggles see the speedy small scorer struggle to stay a serious suitor for our Top 25 Under 25 title.

[Thursday's FTB] Hockey Talk in August

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Links and discussion for a summer day.

Hockey Wars: The Blogosphere vs Mainstream Media

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It's not a secret: Bloggers and mainstream media don't always get along and the conflict has hit a fever pitch the week. Steve Dangle tries to break down the seemingly never-ending war between the...

T25U25: #23 Antoine Bibeau

Mem Cup heroics lead to Bibeau's debut on our countdown.

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