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Leafs’ Top 10 Prospects
From Corey Pronman at Hockey Prospectus: Toronto Maple Leafs Top 10 Prospects 1. Joe Colborne, Center 2. Jake Gardiner, Defense 3. Jesse Blacker, Defense 4. Greg McKegg, Center 5. Stuart Percy, Defense* 6. Marcel Mueller, Left Wing 7. Jerry D’Amigo, Left Wing 8. Matt Frattin, Right Wing 9. Brad Ross,…
Posted by Greg Thomson on 08/24/11 | Comments 2

Questioning The Yahoo! Sports Positional Rankings
Yahoo! Sports NHL Editor Sam McCaig released his rankings for the top players at each position last week. As a respected writer and a knowledgeable hockey mind, I expected McCaig’s rankings to align with many of the other major outlets in Canada, namely TSN Rogers Sportsnet. Instead, I found his…
Posted by Greg Thomson on 08/03/11 | Comments 7

Despite Additions, Leafs Enter Camp With Uncertainty On Defense
With very little news circulating in the hockey world (well, except the news that Oilers defenseman Theo Peckman is changing his number next season), I’ve decided to tackle a story that I’ve been meaning to write for several weeks now, but never got around to it because of the scorching…
Posted by Greg Thomson on 07/25/11 | Comments 10

Liles Better Suited To Be The Leafs’ Captain
For a player coming to a new organization after spending almost a decade with another team, the adjustment period can last quite a while. Even if the player performs well on the ice right from the get-go, there can be a slow transition off of it. I’ll admit, I have…
Posted by Greg Thomson on 07/23/11 | Comments 17

Hello KK Readers and Welcome to Bay Street Bullies
Today we introduce our Toronto Maple Leafs blogger Greg Thomson. I am not sure what direction the Leafs are headed, but I do know Greg will be following them on a daily basis. -Paul Hello and welcome to what will be the future home of Bay Street Bullies, the official…
Posted by Greg Thomson on 07/22/11 | Comments 11

Giguere’s Presence Paying Immediate Dividends
After enduring a devastating 5-3 comeback loss to the Vancouver Canucks on January 30th last season, Brian Burke took action by accentuating the Leafs lack of accountability within the organization. Burke wowed the hockey world by orchestrating separate trades to acquire former Calder and Norris Trophy nominee Dion Phaneuf and…
Posted by Greg Thomson on 08/30/10 | Comments 0