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Lance Hornby @sunhornby

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Leaf D prospect Viktor Loov says his surname is pronounced 'love' but actually means leaf in Swedish.

3 days, 4 hours ago on Rookie Tournament Game #2 Recap: Senators 6 vs. Maple Leafs 2

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@whalz @Zeus_WilliamMapleLeafs @FRyan

If you look at Cam Fowler drafted the same year plays on a much more talented team he took 4 years 20 mil. Has more points has a defencemen 

4 days, 22 hours ago on Maple Leafs invite Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to training camp

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Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

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Told #CBJ asst. GM Bill Zito and Ryan Johansen's agent, Kurt Overhardt, met yesterday in Traverse City. No progress; still $3M apart / year


how much is Ryan Johansen asking for ?

4 days, 22 hours ago on Maple Leafs invite Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to training camp

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@dlb Mad @FRyan

No it just goes to show you dont need to be 6'2 200 lbs to make the nhl 

5 days, 2 hours ago on Maple Leafs invite Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to training camp

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Hoes does Patrick Kane dominate at 5'10 178lbs ?

5 days, 2 hours ago on Maple Leafs invite Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to training camp

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People keep saying Nylander is to small to play this year at 5'11 183 lbs.


Here is a list of current NHL players

Derek Roy - 5'9 180lbs

Tobias Enstrom 5'10 180 lbs and plays defense. So my question to you dlb Mad how can Enstrom play defence when so small ?

Sakuu Koivu playes an illustrious career when it was a goon league and now the new type at 5'10 a 178lbs

5 days, 2 hours ago on Maple Leafs invite Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to training camp

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@dlb Mad @FRyan

Nathan Gerbe seems to adapt well. Ryan Rupert is smaller then Nyalnder Martin St Louis Brian Gionta 

5 days, 2 hours ago on Maple Leafs invite Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to training camp

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@dlb Mad @FRyan

Fact is the game as got away from the north american style of brutalize hockey. And is now more European style. I know its getting cliche but he did play against a lot of ex nhl'ers in sweden in the modo league 

5 days, 2 hours ago on Maple Leafs invite Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to training camp

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@dlb Mad @FRyan

Is it though ? He rarley cracked the AHL club. 

5 days, 2 hours ago on Maple Leafs invite Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to training camp

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As for Tyler Biggs great character etc. Just hasn't found it at the next level that he needed to. Unless he comes into this camp and found that extra gear. Hate to put the label of bust on him buts it's shaping up to be that 

5 days, 2 hours ago on Maple Leafs invite Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to training camp

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I think William Nylander makes it out of camp. Just from the limited time we saw him he has the wheels and the hands and was making a few of the prospects that have been to this before look lead footed. I think he will be the same as Morgan was last year hard to deny skill and vision 

5 days, 2 hours ago on Maple Leafs invite Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to training camp

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@Jay_Berg

Perfect example is the LA Dodgers. Biggest payroll in baseball and have yet to do anything

3 weeks, 6 days ago on Thursday Mashup: Analytics, Analytics… Nothing but Analytics

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@Burtonboy @FRyan @Chris Jay

Doesn't include endorsements lol

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Friday Mashup: We’re Gonna Need a Montage

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@Burtonboy @Chris Jay @FRyan

Still not as much as kane or toews at 10.5 each

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Friday Mashup: We’re Gonna Need a Montage

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@Bigfoot_for_1C @FRyan

Money that could have been avoided and spent on something else. 

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Friday Mashup: We’re Gonna Need a Montage

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This is costing Montreal a lot more as well. Think of the time and money spent on lawyers and under writers travel etc. To take this to a court and end up settling outside close to what the player was asking before he had to court. 

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Friday Mashup: We’re Gonna Need a Montage

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@Zep2

opps read that wrong

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Friday Mashup: We’re Gonna Need a Montage

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@Zep2

They lost Spezza as well this year. 

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Friday Mashup: We’re Gonna Need a Montage

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So let me get this straight Bergevin let this go to arbitration. PK was asking for 8.5 and he gets 9. Good on PK 

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Friday Mashup: We’re Gonna Need a Montage

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If the habs get their way Pk will be paid less then Markov. 

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Friday Mashup: We’re Gonna Need a Montage

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@LeafsGuru @Burtonboy

Wont hear till 48 hrs after proceeding 

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Friday Mashup: We’re Gonna Need a Montage

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Typing on phone

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Jake Gardiner Signs for 5 years, $20.25 million

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This whole subban situation is crazy. He's the pillar of this organization pay him the 8 over how many years. He is a generational talent that doesn't come along often, keep low balling him and he will find a new team soon. How they can justify paying Gomez over 6 mil but can lock up a key cog to their success is beyond me

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Jake Gardiner Signs for 5 years, $20.25 million

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The leafs should throw what they did at kessel and get subban

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Jake Gardiner Signs for 5 years, $20.25 million

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The biggest thing and by far the most important is getting them under contract and with the team for camp. You saw how it affected the team and Franson last year on his hold out. 

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

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I took a particular piece away from his interview "It's evaluating players, scouting reports, dealing with the personalities on the team, trying to hire the best scouts and people" So I was wondering if there is gonna be a shake up in the scouting ranks as well. 

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Wednesday Mashup: Dubas Mania

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@DeclanK

I think if you move clarkson down the third line and move Koteolia up it would give you a strong 3rd line of cycling 

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Leafs sign David Booth to a 1-year, $1.1 million contract

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I noticed the Leafs have done something well and that is pick players up for absolutely nothing and get a far better return then any one was expecting. 

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Leafs sign David Booth to a 1-year, $1.1 million contract

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@docmma @FRyan Leivo plays left wing. On left wing right now we have lupul JVR, Komorav, booth and Bodie

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Leafs sign David Booth to a 1-year, $1.1 million contract

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Looking at the depth chart somethings gotta give some where. Kontiola, PetriSantorelli, Mike, David Booth etc didn't sign on to play in the AHL

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Leafs sign David Booth to a 1-year, $1.1 million contract

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 Averaging 19 minutes of ice time per game (second among forward behind Weiss), he led the Panthers with 23 goals while ranking third with 40 points (behind Weiss and Mike Santorelli).[47] With 280 shots, including a 14-shot effort against the Bruins on November 18, 2010

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Leafs sign David Booth to a 1-year, $1.1 million contract

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@Mattmark

Kessel only moves if a cookie is being dangled in front of him lol

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Leafs sign David Booth to a 1-year, $1.1 million contract

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I remember a time we all wanted to trade for this guy out of Florida. 

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Leafs sign David Booth to a 1-year, $1.1 million contract

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@NinetyThree @Bigfoot_for_1C @FRyan

2nd line with naz. He feeds off of Komarov

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Kyle Dubas, Brendan Shanahan Live Press Conference

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@Bigfoot_for_1C @FRyan

Can't do that Clarkson contract suggest 2nd line duties lol

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Kyle Dubas, Brendan Shanahan Live Press Conference

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so Clarkson santorelli and booth on the same line ?

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Kyle Dubas, Brendan Shanahan Live Press Conference

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Looks like the leafs are taking a page from the Oakland A's organization 

1 month, 4 weeks ago on The pros and cons of trading Cody Franson

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@Alec Brownscombe @FRyan

From an unsigned defencemen for a 1st round 9th overall pick in the 2008 draft. To me hes a big jump over Gorges.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Cody Franson Signs with Toronto Maple Leafs for 1 year, $3.3m

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That's a big jump in value from Josh Gorges to Josh Bailey what changed ?

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Cody Franson Signs with Toronto Maple Leafs for 1 year, $3.3m

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@Xxxxxnew

I'm sure a lot of ppl talk to the same doctors and deal with the same phsyio team and have a better understanding of ppls injuries then us common folk would have info on. Especially if they are looking to add said player to roster there gonna have there own medical guys go over the medical files etc and make a decision 

2 months ago on The Cody Franson Arbitration: What is he Worth?

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@Loric76 @FRyan

This is my take from it. When they brought Bernier in the writing was on the wall that they were not comfrotable with Riemer has the starter. And Riemer saying he can start any where 

2 months ago on The Cody Franson Arbitration: What is he Worth?

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Another aspect people are not looking at is the drag it brings into the dressing room. Sure were all big boys but when Riemer says he wants to be traded etc. how does that reflect on the team as a whole. You saw it last year when the media took the Franson hold out  and ran with it at the same time it look like it was affecting the players in media scrums.

2 months ago on The Cody Franson Arbitration: What is he Worth?

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Put it this way Barb Hill is a miracle working and she got Dan Boyle who is a monster to learn to skate. Cody Franson just doesn't have the feet or the speed to be on the top pp. And you really cant start all your shifts in the O zone

2 months ago on The Cody Franson Arbitration: What is he Worth?

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Let Franson walk and sign Del Zotto for cheaper 

2 months ago on The Cody Franson Arbitration: What is he Worth?

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@Burtonboy

And Jeff Skinner chose hockey over figure skating at the age of 13. Hamm is another famous person that is working with numerous people 

2 months ago on Monday Mashup: The Dog Days are Here

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@Burtonboy @FRyan

Joe Palveski used Cathy Andrade to make the oltmpic sqaud in 2010 

2 months ago on Monday Mashup: The Dog Days are Here

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@Burtonboy @FRyan

It's crazy and some nice outside thinking to bring in a figure skating for power skating lessons. We should look to a speed skater. Considering they are built towards speed as well.

2 months ago on Monday Mashup: The Dog Days are Here

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Great article on Gauthier. Didn't realize that Barb Underhill was working with other NHL players.

2 months ago on Monday Mashup: The Dog Days are Here

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@TheCanucksnaphook @Yan28

Racked up over 400 pims in OHL in 3 season this Ty Bilcke kid

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

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

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