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Death_By_Leafs

  • joined Feb 23, 2009
  • last login Aug 25, 2014
  • posts 33
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  • NHL Toronto Maple Leafs
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Bozak bad, Grabbo good

Some people like to ignore the "fancy stats" because they are afraid that they involve alchemy and/or witchcraft. But when everything you see matches what you watch on the ice, to ignore a holistic...

STEVE OTT LICKING HALPERN GIF

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Posted for posterity, and quick linkage.

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Eating Crow & Mea Culpas

Cody Franson. This is a player I have completely turned around on, and I am admitting it without shame. At the end of last year, I thought Franson was a dud. A big defensive liability with an...

"I love the Boston forever. The hockey begin now because the no good raisin balls Gary Bettman and...

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"I love the Boston forever. The hockey begin now because the no good raisin balls Gary Bettman and the no good jabroni the Donald Duck or the Donald Fehr whatever you want me to call him make deal. They make me mad because they make the fan lose the respect for the sport. Now the player have to work hard to make the fan happy so they pay the big money to come and see them play the sport. I respect the hockey I love the fan forever. If you don’t like the hockey than you deserve to like only the cricket because hockey is real sport like the Wrestling."

http://www.daysofyorr.com/2013-articles/january/the-iron-sheik-s-thoughts-on-the-nhl-lockout.html

"If you asked me today, if I had one choice, I'll put the stats in the trash, and I'll go with my...

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"If you asked me today, if I had one choice, I'll put the stats in the trash, and I'll go with my eyes." - Alex Anthopoulos,

Mansbridge One on One interview http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/TV%20Shows/Mansbridge%20One%20on%20One/ID/2325130441/
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The Luongo Rule In Depth

An in-depth look at the potential future impact of trading for Roberto Luongo on the Leafs

Dan Bylsma on TSN Radio (13m37s)

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A good interview (as always) with Coach Bylsma from a Toronto station; figured you guys would be interested.

Friedman 30: Y U NO TELL JFJ

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16. Gibson is a Ducks prospect. They also have Igor Bobkov, with a world junior gold of his own, and Frederik Andersen, eighth in the AHL in save percentage. Asked Peeters how Gibson compared and he gave an interesting answer. "Goalies trick you," he said. "You go to a tournament and they get hot... That's where teams make mistakes. You have to let them go through the process, give them time to mature and have success year-in and year-out."

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Why the PA will lose

This is just straight logic, no emotional fan-centric BS. Aka the opposite of @walsha's twitter campaign. Prepare for a cursory overview of basic industrial relations, with some rambly...

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The Komisarek Kountdown

Hey there folks, Death_By_Leafs checking in again after a somewhat looooong hiatus. The events of the last few days have given me the itch again to read & talk Leafs as we lead into the pre-season,...

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How Other Teams are Built

Edited to now include all relevant teams The point of this piece is to once again offer evidence that the way to building a steady playoff hopeful is not solely accomplished through Top 5 draft...

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Why "truculence" matters.

We require, as a team, proper levels of pugnacity, testosterone, truculence and belligerence. That's how our teams play. People seem to mock the 'truculence' aspect of hockey as some poor...

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Brian Burke's True Rebuild

Brian Burke was brought in to build the Toronto Maple Leafs into a Stanley Cup contender. How has he progressed?What pieces do we still need?And how many decades will this 7-game losing streak set...

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DRAFT SCHMAFT, Stop talking about it!

Seriously. I'm sick of hearing people talk about the picks we lost and the "dynasty" that we've given the Bruins. Fact: we didn't give up all that much, and we're still ahead in the trade. See...

Wendel Clark Radio Hour!!!

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WENDEL FCKUING CLARK ON THE RADIO FOR AN HOUR!!!!!! Talking about hits, fights, running with cows, and Movember. Early Christmas presents for errrybody!!!! Exclamation Marks!!!!!!!!!!!

Saturdays at home are boring without Leaf games. Who cares about the rest of the league?

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Saturdays at home are boring without Leaf games. Who cares about the rest of the league?

Rookie Q&A, some beauts by Kyle Beach

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If anyone was worried about Beach fitting into the room, I think you can put that to bed. He's got swagger. Although all of these guys still seem doughy in the face, except for Gudbranson - who also looks like he's 9 ft tall...

Toews radio interview from Friday

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They usually post the segments separately after the fact, so I'll throw the link once it's up. Update: Link available for streaming Update: Download link (MP3)

Canucks sign Ball Sweatt

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Thanks for ditching us both and joining the most insufferable team possible. Jeffler summed it all up nicely a month ago in his letter to Bill.

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PPP Dictionary: 1967

1967 should not sting Maple Leafs' fans anymore. Embrace it. It is the mark of a great fanbase.

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Congrats from a Toronto Toews fan

What a great end to a great playoffs. As a Leafs fan, I watched the playoffs without a preferred team, but rather with a hope that I could watch some great players make some magic in the clutch. C...

Nazem Kadri in his first warmup with the big boys. I took this because I was at the game; hearing...

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Nazem Kadri in his first warmup with the big boys. I took this because I was at the game; hearing he was playing was the diamond cherry on a sundae of awesomeness.

"Ever since the first practice three days ago, it just felt right. I can't explain it, it just felt...

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"Ever since the first practice three days ago, it just felt right. I can't explain it, it just felt right." -- Dion Phaneuf

@Hockeycentral at Noon, Feb 3, 2010

TORONTO - FEBRUARY 2: Dion Phaneuf #3 of the Toronto Maple Leafs shoots during the warm-up before...

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TORONTO - FEBRUARY 2: Dion Phaneuf #3 of the Toronto Maple Leafs shoots during the warm-up before during game action against the New Jersey Devils February 2, 2010 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

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How To Actually Draft

(This can be read on its own, or you can ponder it in connection with the general angst felt about the loss of the Kessel Picks.)   How to draft For your consideration, I submit a list of players...

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STOP WHINING ABOUT THE KESSEL PICKS

Kessel is going to be a great player, potting 35-45 goals a season. He's only 22 years old.  Two picks that are going to be turned into 18 year-olds who may or may not play in the next 3 or 4...

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Brian Burke Doesn't Care About Old People

Here's a little clarification on what BB has stated repeatedly in the media, and how it is being played in discussions when it comes to UFAs such as Kovalchuk.

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Kaberle out to pasture? Maybe not...

Looking at average points by defencemen by age.

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