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@skiingallday @Biltmore Weather's nice in Cairo too. 

3 weeks, 2 days ago on Toronto Maple Leafs sign Daniel Winnik to a one-year deal

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Winnik got out just in time... Anaheim is going the way Detroit did civics wise - as a hollowed out shit hole.

3 weeks, 2 days ago on Toronto Maple Leafs sign Daniel Winnik to a one-year deal

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@Xxxxxnew

Ballard had a plan, it just wasn't about hockey. He cut corners anywhere and everywhere so he'd have more money to buy up Gardens stock. His goal was to own 100%. The rink sold out no matter how many games the Leafs lost, so Ballard had no incentive to put money into the club. If the rink had been half full, it would have played out very differently. 

3 weeks, 4 days ago on James Reimer Signs for 2 years, $2.3 million per season

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@hoolihan That's a hand grenade question. I doubt there would have been an open and honest answer to that. 

4 weeks ago on MLHS in conversation with Dave Morrison – Part 2

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@Yaknowwhat Some guys only feel right in a certain jersey. Wendel Clark was like that (not saying Frattin is Wendel). But hopefully Frattin's one of those guys. 

1 month ago on Friday Mashup: 3 Unknowns Remain; Gord Dineen TSN1050 Interview

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Fox in the henhouse. Will make for a sparkly season. 

1 month, 1 week ago on Steve Spott, Peter Horachek named Maple Leafs’ Assistant coaches

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Leafs announce hockey schedule starts in autumn. #gotasummertofill

1 month, 1 week ago on Maple Leafs’ Assistant Coach announcement to come next week

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@LeafsGuru @TheCanucksnaphook

I think it takes around 5,000 gallons of water to get every pound of beef to market. 

1 month, 1 week ago on Wednesday Mashup: The Leaf – Episode 9

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@Mattmark I've been saying all tournament that if Brazil loses the fans will burn down whichever stadium they were playing in. Looks like that's off the books though, as no fire could burn through the tears. 

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Bargain Shopping: Remaining UFA Forwards

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I love Frattin and hated to see him go. Glad he's back. Not everyone has to be Crosby good to be appreciated, and I appreciate his hustle and skills. Hope he has a successful return. I'd much rather see him on Kadri's wing than Clarkson. 

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Sunday Mashup: Leafs News and Notes

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Jeezus, just give the money to Kulemin. Yes, I am a broken record on this….

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Maple Leafs submit an offer to David Legwand

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@mike_84

Like Kulemin? Let it be Kulemin. I hope he's off the radar in Pittsburgh because he wants to play with Leo.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Toronto Maple Leafs Updated Depth Chart

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@barjv01

Have Kulemin (much hope) centre that third line, drop Holland to centre the fourth. No way RC could leave a fourth line of Ashton, Holland and Clarkson on the bench all season. 

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Dave Nonis Free Agent Day Media Address

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Great to hear about Leo. Hope against odds Kulemin comes back. 

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Leo’s Back: Maple Leafs sign Komarov to 4-year, $11.8 million contract

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If we lose Kulemin I'm done with this team. Not that Kulemin's a star player but he's a an incredibly effective role player that continuously works hard and is difficult to play against. If we can't find room for a guy like that I have no interest in their Plan B.  

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Toronto Maple Leafs News & Notes

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@TheCanucksnaphook @Biltmore

And all that bitching by the fan base about needing a #1C and mobile defense core have nothing to do with that. 

1 month, 4 weeks ago on (Monday Mashup) Schedule Released

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@peterbleafs @TheCanucksnaphook @Biltmore

Fitness and body fat are two different things. Go watch old Larry Holmes fights, he looked like... hey, the Pillsbury Dough Boy. But under that grizzly bear winter layer was an incredibly fit muscle layer. 

1 month, 4 weeks ago on (Monday Mashup) Schedule Released

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@TheCanucksnaphook @Biltmore

He scores goals. If you want models, subscribe to GQ. 

1 month, 4 weeks ago on (Monday Mashup) Schedule Released

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@TheCanucksnaphook

When you score 30 in the NHL you can bitch about his conditioning. 

1 month, 4 weeks ago on (Monday Mashup) Schedule Released

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Something I think that's close in value as a good power play is the ability to grind other teams down in their own end when 5-on-5. Lengthy possession/pursuit wears them down, and comes to fruition with an icing. Fresh legs can come on while the other team has stay with the same exhausted five on the ice. Goal scoring opportunities then are almost like having a pp. Three lines are needed to be able to play this way to be effective in the long haul, leaving the top line to be a pure skill/score off the rush line. 

2 months, 1 week ago on Toronto Maple Leafs’ Powerplay: Room For Improvement

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@wiski @Burtonboy @rustynail @Alec Brownscombe @HHT

You're thinking of Clarkson. 

2 months, 1 week ago on (Friday Mashup) Two Weeks to Draft Day

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Boyle and Komarov.... each 2 yrs x $2.5m per year. 

2 months, 1 week ago on (Thursday Mashup) Too Much Cash for Komarov? Mutual interest with Dan Boyle?

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@Burtonboy

I will be ordering lunch tomorrow but I haven't decided yet what to eat. 

2 months, 1 week ago on (Tuesday Mashup) One more Kings win until the off season

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@mcloki I'll go over the glass and take a swing at Tocchet if he ends up here. Just saying. 

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Maple Leaf Hangout Ep. #30 with Gus Katsaros and Anthony Petrielli

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@conis @TheCanucksnaphook Florida just fired 30 people from PR and ticket sales. 

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Toronto Marlies defeat Stars 3-1, Force game 7

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@Burtonboy He sucks. Am I doing it right?

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Jake Virtanen Draft Profile

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Man, Virtanen has a Kovalchuk release. 

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Jake Virtanen Draft Profile

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Granberg's read to break up the play at the 1:37 mark was Lidstrom-esque. 

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Toronto Marlies even the series with a 4-1 win over Texas

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@Zep2 Sakic wasn't a great skater when he came into the league. The right training and technique can go a long way. 

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Maple Leafs Prospects 2013-14 Season Wrap Up

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@4evrblue They seed the storage rooms. It's not real, everything's scripted. Like asking how they had a constant supply of graham crusts on Gilligan's Island for all those coconut cream pies.

3 months ago on Toronto Marlies vs. Texas Stars: Western Conference Final Preview

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Marlies know where to play in their end on the PK. Always one in front and one high slot. 

3 months ago on Toronto Marlies vs. Texas Stars: Western Conference Final Preview

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@deedrag @Burntheboats @hope_smoke

Learning to juggle helps too. 

3 months ago on Jared McCann Draft Profile

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We need a new thread because I can't look at that Blair Witch photo of Oates any longer. 

3 months ago on Five Questions on Maple Leafs Assistant Coach candidate Adam Oates

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So the only thing Oates did well in Washington is replicate the PP process he had with Brett Hull. 

No wonder there's so much talk this morning about landing McDavid.

3 months ago on Five Questions on Maple Leafs Assistant Coach candidate Adam Oates

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@TheCanucksnaphook  

I'd take him in a heartbeat. 

OV – Kulemin – Komarov

3 months ago on Toronto Marlies announce Round 3 Schedule vs. Texas Stars

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@Belfour20/JB-45  

Clarkson, just to make the turn to the dark side complete. 

3 months ago on Toronto Marlies announce Round 3 Schedule vs. Texas Stars

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I don't know if this has been discussed yet, but in the Star today they implied the Leafs were interested in moving Kadri and Gardiner. If that's at all true I'm done following the Leafs. Watching those two (and Grabo last year) moved out to appease Carlyle would be the end of my line following this team. Not another dime going to tickets, not a minute watching them on tv. I gave up on MLB when they cancelled the World Series in '95, and have probably watched a total of four innings of the Jays since then. I considered giving up on the NHL after the '04 strike, but come on, it's hockey. But now, there's one thread left holding me to this team. 

3 months, 1 week ago on Toronto Marlies win 5-2 over Chicago Wolves, take 1-0 Series Lead

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@mcloki @Savo43  

McDavid!

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Sticking by the wrong guy

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Everytime I see those jerseys I think of the Ballard years. I'm going to design a new set and present them to MLSE. 

Congrats to the team for moving on. 

3 months, 3 weeks ago on How sweep it is! Toronto Marlies shutout Admirals for 3-0 series sweep

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@ShiftyD  

My favourite AC/DC song. 

4 months ago on Four Questions on Peter Laviolette

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Ehlers. Draft Ehlers.

4 months, 1 week ago on Morning Mashup: Drafting in the 8 spot

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Series predictions:

Wings over Bruins

Lightning over Habs

Pens over Jackets

Rangers over Flyers

Avs over Wild

Hawks over Blues

Ducks over Stars

Sharks over the other guys (Kings)

4 months, 1 week ago on NHL Playoffs Round 1 – Open Thread

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