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A few clouds darken upbeat Leafs

By Rolf Sturm Being the eternal realist sort, part of me can’t buy into the general glee surrounding the Maple Leafs current success. Rounding the quarter pole in this lockout-shortened season, the local team is on a four-game win streak, … Continue reading

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Taking one for the team and not @#$%! happy about it

So there I was skating backwards like a son of a gun in a brisk game of shinny with some young turks at my local outdoor rink and…bam! Faster than a Pierre McGuire shampoo and cut, I caught the brunt of … Continue reading

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Reimersson or Gustaver – take your pick

It’s becoming rather clear that at the halfway point of this NHL season, the Toronto Maple Leafs do not have a number one goaltender. Despite being signed over the summer to a 3-year, $5.8M deal to ostensibly become the go-to … Continue reading

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Crosby delivers something special

Setting aside the cheapshots, headshots and other unpleasantness that occasionally stains the game, we do indeed live in special hockey times. Witness the performance of one Sidney Crosby last night. Nearly 11 months – 320 days between NHL starts – … Continue reading

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