Joni Pitkanen agrees with the Oil.

According to TSN, Joni Pitkanen has agreed to a 1 year deal worth
$2.4 million. I was expecting a longer term for the contract, but signed pretty cheap and only received a $400,000 raise from last year.

Cujo Back To Leaf Land?

It has been reported by TSN that former Leafs starting goalie Curtis Joseph ( Cujo) would like to come back to the Leafs, possibly to mentor the younger goalies.


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Aebischer signs contract with Coyotes

According to

Aebischer, 29, posted a 13-12-3 record with a 3.17 goals against average in 32 games with Montreal last season after being acquired from Colorado for Jose Theodore in March, 2006.

Palffy out of retirement

According to, Zigmund Palffy is now out of retirement and has signed a 1-year deal with Skalica of the Slovakia league.

Still according to RDS, Palffy does not exclude a return with the national Slovakia team.

Maple Leafs Sign Three

John Ferguson J. announced Wednesday that the leafs have signed Jeremy Williams and Derrik Walser to two year contracts. And Alex Foster to a one year contract.

Nedved signs with Sparta

Petr Nedved has left the NHL. According to TSN he signed with Czech champion HC Sparta Prague on a one-year contract. Could we see more free agents doing the same?

Conklin signs with Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins have singed the 31 year old netminder, Ty Conklin.
The conract is a 1 year thing at 500,000$.

While playing with the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Buffalo Sabres last year, he maintained a 3-5-1 record.

Myth: Toronto’s defence is a weakness

No evidence to support this claim

One of the biggest myths that hockey fans and media subscribe to nowadays is that the Toronto Maple Leafs are weak on defence. For instance, Howard Burger, a reporter who covers the Leafs closely, just wrote an article entitled, “Defence Still Leafs’ Shortcoming” posted on

Let the Leaf fans be Leaf fans…

I come here trying to be as neutral as possible…I am a Leaf fan but I am taking a step back to look at the overall picture of how Leaf fans and anti-Leaf fans co-exist.

Rumor Round-Up

Trevor Linden And Canucks Close?

Take this for what its worth but according to Eklund the Vancouver Canucks and Trevor Linden are close to agreeing to a new deal. Linden would provide the Canucks with some much needed leadership and some scoring here and there.

Linden close to re-signinig

Rumor – Vancouver Canucks C Trevor Linden is close to re-signing with the team. Linden had 12 goals and 13 assists with the Canucks last season. The contract will probabaly be the about the same terms as last year’s. A 1 year deal worth around $600,000.

Instead of Retirement, Become A Leaf?


Jeremey Roenick seems to be more interested in following the trend most veteran NHL players do in the twilight of their careers. And it’s not retiring, it’s becoming a Toronto Maple Leaf.