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Van Ryn Done For The Year

from TSN,

Mike Van Ryn’s injury riddled first season in Toronto has come to an end.

Maple Leafs’ head coach Ron Wilson told reporters Monday that the blue liner had suffered a torn medial collateral ligament and would miss the remainder of the season.

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A Lot Of Talk But Not Much Action

from Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun,

After all the noise, the hype, the pomp, this was Brian Burke’s first chance to strut his stuff as general manager of the Maple Leafs and on hockey’s busiest day he came away with a performance best deemed as underwhelming.

Maybe he did all he could. Maybe he had little to barter with. Maybe everyone’s expectations—yours and mine—were impossible to meet.

We expected a rabbit to get pulled out a hat and all we got was a phony trade where the Leafs paid real money (in salaries) to essentially purchase a fourth- round draft pick from the cash-poor Tampa Bay Lightning. That was creative, if not, insignificant. He needed an extra pick and for picking up about half a million in salary, he acquired one.

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Leafs Aquire Kolzig, Heward & Rogers from Lightning

According to the ticker on TSN, the Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired rights to Olaf Kolzig, Jamie Heward and a 4th rounder from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for Richard Petiot.

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Dominic Moore Traded to Sabres

TSN reporting Toronto traded Moore but no team mentioned yet…

Update: Sportsnet reporting to Buffalo.

Update 3:12pm ET: TSN has the details—Moore traded for a 2nd round pick.

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Antropov To The Rangers

TSN reporting Nik Antropov traded to the Rangers.  Details coming…

added 2:50pm, TSN reporting a 2nd and a conditional pick.

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Report: Dominic Moore to the Blackhawks—UPDATED

The NHL Network is reporting that Dominic Moore is on his way to Chicago. 

Updates coming soon.

Update 1:50pm ET: TSN is saying that Brian Burke has denied this report.

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Martin Gerber a Leaf

According to a TSN trade alert (via SMS) Martin Gerber has now joined the Toronto Maple Leafs. after being picked up on re-entry waivers.

No online link available yet.

added 12:11pm, TSN Link and Toronto also picked up Erik Reitz.

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Could Toronto Be Interested In Gerber?

from Elliotte Friedman of Blogs and Columns at CBC,

It seemed unfathomable a few weeks ago, but Martin Gerber may have new life in the NHL.

There is interest in the waiver-available goaltender, and it comes courtesy of the Toronto Maple Leafs. There could be a couple of reasons for this. Obviously, one is that Vesa Toskala - who is starting Tuesday night against the Devils - gets traded. The other is that Toskala is hurting, with hip and groin problems.

a bit more...

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Moore May Be Gone Tomorrow

from Paul Hunter of the Toronto Star, I

t is almost certain that tonight’s game against New Jersey will be Dominic Moore’s last as a Maple Leaf….

Burke, though, was still unwilling to completely close the door on Moore’s future with the Leafs.

“It’s still too early to say,” the GM said last night.

However, it’s difficult to believe Moore will sign in Toronto, even though both parties would like that to happen. It is believed the two sides remain about $1 million (all figures U.S.) apart per season, a gap that is just too wide to be bridged.

Moore, based on his breakout season with the Leafs, is thought to be looking for roughly triple the $900,000 he earns this season with a desired two-year deal in the $5 million range. While that seems steep, there are those who believe Moore could command more than $3 million a season on the open market this summer.

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Another Total Fabrication

from TSN,

The New England Sports Network and the Boston Herald both reported that the Eastern Conference leading Bruins have offered their first- and third-round picks in the upcoming NHL entry draft, as well top prospect Joe Colborne.

Burke told TSN that there has been no such offer.

“It’s not true, a total fabrication,” Burke told TSN.  “I sat with (Boston GM) Peter Chiarelli for the first period of Saturday’s game in Boston and we never discussed Tomas Kaberle. We hadn’t spoken about Kaberle before that and we most certainly haven’t since then. There is no truth to it at all. None.”

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