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Maple Leafs' Kozun out six weeks with ankle sprain

Maple Leafs' Kozun out six weeks with ankle sprain

NHL.com Updated 19 hours ago
Toronto Maple Leafs forward Brandon Kozun will miss a minimum of six weeks with a high ankle sprain, coach Randy Carlyle said Monday according to TSN. Kozun was injured going into the boards in a 4-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings on Friday. He ...
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  • Five fresh faces making an impact with their new teams

    Five fresh faces making an impact with their new teams

    thehockeynews.com Oct 19 (yesterday)
    It’s still early in the season, but fans are starting to get a feel for which free agent pick-ups and off-season trades have worked in their favor. For some, it was a blockbuster deal that could change the future of the franchise. For others, it was a s…
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  • Zetterberg scores late in OT as Red Wings beat Maple Leafs 1-0 …

    Zetterberg scores late in OT as Red Wings beat Maple Leafs 1-0 to sweep home-and home

    NHL.com Oct 18 (2 days ago)
    DETROIT - Henrik Zetterberg scored with 9.9 seconds left in overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 1-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night and a sweep of the teams' home-and-home series. Zetterburg streaked down the right...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Myers, Staal could be moved for the right price

    Rumor Roundup: Myers, Staal could be moved for the right price

    thehockeynews.com Oct 18 (3 days ago)
    The respective trade statuses of Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal and Buffalo Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers remain hot topics in the NHL rumor mill. In today’s salary cap era, it’s unusual to see two such notable players mentioned this early in th…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Zetterberg's big night; goalies draw blanks

    NHL Three Stars: Zetterberg's big night; goalies draw blanks

    yahoo.com ESPN.com thehockeynews.com Oct 18 (3 days ago)
    No. 1 Star: Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit Red Wings The Red Wings captain had a 4-point night, assisting on all of Detroit’s goals in a 4-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. He had the primary assist on the Red Wings’ first three goals, two from Johan Fran…
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  • Make your non-hockey friends take the Phil Kessel Test

    Make your non-hockey friends take the Phil Kessel Test

    yahoo.com Oct 17 (4 days ago)
    Our friends at Winging It In Motown cooked up an amazing social experiment on Friday involving hockey’s favorite awkward older brother, Phil Kessel of the Toronto Maple Leafs. The simple concept: Take the photo of Kessel shown here, and ask those in you…
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  • GIF: Marcus Smart Gets Steal, Dives To Save Loose Ball, Hits Cl…

    GIF: Marcus Smart Gets Steal, Dives To Save Loose Ball, Hits Clutch Three

    dimemag.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)
    The Boston Celtics will surely be pleased should Marcus Smart make just the defensive knack and all-out hustle he showed on this sequence from last night’s exhibition against the Toronto Raptors commonplace this season. If Smart can consistently knock d…
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  • OHL owner’s son retires after scoring zero goals in 95 games

    OHL owner’s son retires after scoring zero goals in 95 games

    thehockeynews.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)
    Your trusty correspondent has long maintained that the Sudbury Wolves are the Toronto Maple Leafs of the Ontario League. Both teams play in hockey-mad markets where the love of the team is unconditional regardless of how good or bad they are. Both have …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Eric Staal in Toronto’s sights?

    Rumor Roundup: Eric Staal in Toronto’s sights?

    thehockeynews.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)
    In their quest to land a true first-line center, the Toronto Maple Leafs have reportedly cast their eyes south to Carolina and Hurricanes captain Eric Staal. TSN’s Bob McKenzie reports the Maple Leafs held discussions with the Hurricanes during the summ…
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  • Evan Turner Ejected For Throwing Ball At Ref (Video)

    Evan Turner Ejected For Throwing Ball At Ref (Video)

    dimemag.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)
    Evan Turner was running point guard for the Celtics last night during their preseason game against the Raptors. He was doing pretty well, too, shooting the ball efficiently (5-of-9), and getting his teammates involved (six dimes). Except, it was a pass …
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  • THN Analytics: Slow start? Firing the coach might not be the fi…

    THN Analytics: Slow start? Firing the coach might not be the fix

    thehockeynews.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)
    By Benjamin Wendorf – special to THN As the fervor dies down from the fever pitch of opening games, NHL teams and their fanbases shift into the time-honored ritual of agonizing over early-season results. A few coaches begin to feel the walls close in, a…
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  • Raptors rookie Bruno Caboclo thought Portland, Maine was Boston

    Raptors rookie Bruno Caboclo thought Portland, Maine was Boston

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)
    The Toronto Raptors surprised the NBA on draft night when they selected Brazilian forward Bruno Caboclo. The 19-year-old had played just one professional season in his country's top league and was not projected to go off the board near when he did. He s…
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  • No NHL edict directing linesmen to break up fights before they …

    No NHL edict directing linesmen to break up fights before they start

    thehockeynews.com Oct 15 (6 days ago)
    According to the NHL’s director of hockey operations, linesmen Greg Devorski and Scott Driscoll acted of their own accord when they decided to intervene before Jarome Iginla and Dion Phaneuf could start fighting Tuesday night, and were not following a l…
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  • Goodbye, NHL enforcers. Believe it or not, I won’t miss you

    Goodbye, NHL enforcers. Believe it or not, I won’t miss you

    thehockeynews.com Oct 15 (6 days ago)
    There was a time when I watched a hockey game and if there wasn’t a fight I felt ripped off. I loved a good scrap; so much so that when Steve Dryden offered me a position at The Hockey News in 1992, I took the job on the condition I would never have to …
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  • Phil Kessel scores in overtime as Maple Leafs come back to beat…

    Phil Kessel scores in overtime as Maple Leafs come back to beat Avalanche

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com Oct 15 (6 days ago)
    TORONTO - When the Colorado Avalanche wore down, the Toronto Maple Leafs picked up the pace to win their second game in a row. Seeing fatigue in an opponent that played the day before, the Leafs only got better as the game went on in coming b...
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  • Raptors pick up options for Valanciunas, Ross

    Raptors pick up options for Valanciunas, Ross

    nba.com ESPN.com Oct 14 (7 days ago)
    The Toronto Raptors have picked up the fourth-year team options on Jonas Valanciunas and Terrence Ross, guaranteeing their contracts through the 2015-16 season.
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  • NHL Three Stars: Kessel leads Leafs over Rangers; Jones helps K…

    NHL Three Stars: Kessel leads Leafs over Rangers; Jones helps Kings down Jets

    yahoo.com Oct 13
    No. 1 Star: Phil Kessel, Toronto Maple Leafs Kessel reportedly told Dave Maloney of MSG Sunday morning, "Watch, I'll score tonight," in response to a question about his early-season struggles. He would indeed score and assist on two others as …
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  • Video - Red Wings Crush Maple Leafs 00:50

    Red Wings Crush Maple Leafs

    Oct 17
    Johan Franzen scored twice in the Red Wings' 4-1 win over the Maple Leafs.
  • Video - Westbrook Strong In Thunder's Loss 01:24

    Westbrook Strong In Thunder's Loss

    Oct 17
    Russell Westbrook scored 16 points and dished out eight assists in the Thunder's 109-90 loss to the Raptors.
  • Video - Maple Leafs Slip Past Avs In OT 00:51

    Maple Leafs Slip Past Avs In OT

    Oct 14
    Phil Kessel's overtime goal lifted the Maple Leafs past the Avs 3-2.
  • Video - Carmelo, Knicks Fall To Raptors 00:40

    Carmelo, Knicks Fall To Raptors

    Oct 13
    Carmelo Anthony scored nine points in the Knicks' 81-76 loss to the Raptors.

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