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  1. 2017 Top 25 Under 25: Josh Leivo is back for one last time at #9Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Sports Media 101

    ... the Marlies and 12 games in the NHL where voters didn't buy his five goals as demonstrative of his ability. Tags: Ben Smith , Clark discussed , Frederik Gauthier , In 2014, he moved up one spot , joffrey lupul , Josh Leivo , Leo Komarov , Luke ...


  2. Toronto Maple Leafs: Dominic Moore Stats AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 20 | Editor in Leaf

    ... meaning that there is every reason to think he'll be worse than he was last year. Even though Fred Guathier and Ben Smith are not really qualified to be NHL regulars on a contending team, Dominic Moore doesn't appear to be much of an improvement. ...


  3. How Maple Leafs could make a John Tavares deal work next summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | Sporting News

    ... if multiple teams bid for his services. With the expiring contracts of centers Tyler Bozak, Dominic Moore and Ben Smith, wingers Joffrey Lupul, Leo Komarov, James van Riemsdyk and Eric Fehr, and the buyouts Jared Cowen and Tim Gleason coming off the ...


  4. Toronto Maple Leafs: James Reimer, Number Nine GoalieRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 3 | Editor in Leaf

    ... games. On February 27th, 2016, the Leafs traded fan favourite, Reimer and Jeremy Morin to the San Jose Sharks for Ben Smith, Alex Stalock, and a third round pick in 2018. This ended Reimer's time in Toronto and was a sad moment for many Leafs fans. ...


  5. Patrick Marleau signing is a win for all parties involvedRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 27 | Sports Media 101

    ... in 2010 and 2014 respectively, led by Leafs head coach Mike Babcock. The Tags: According to TSN's Darren Dreger , Ben Smith , Brent Burns , Connor Brown , Eric Fehr , Jaromir Jagr , Joe Pavelski , Joe Thornton , Lou Lamoriello explained , Nazem ...


  6. Patrick Marleau signing is a win for all parties involvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Pension Plan Puppets

    ... the remaining nine will be unrestricted free agents next year, and that number includes players like Eric Fehr and Ben Smith , who are rather unlikely to be re-signed. With that in mind, Marleau brings plenty of valuable attributes to the team. ...


  7. The Leafs are a maxed-out cap team nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Pension Plan Puppets

    ... of cap hit you can bury in the AHL this year is $1,025,000. You might as well buck up right now and realize that Ben Smith , with his cap friendly minimum-salary contract of $650,000, may well stay on the active roster while players you think are ...


  8. [Leafs Links] Dreger: "I don't think Lou Lamoriello is done...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Toronto Maple Leafs Hot Stove

    ... be on the same team." They have like 19 NHL-calibre forwards. Some of those are around-the-edges sort of guys like Ben Smith or Eric Fehr, but they have to make a decision on Kasperi Kapanen and Miro Aaltonen. They have to sign Connor Brown. I ...


  9. Leafs/Marlies 2017-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Pension Plan Puppets

    ... take him Your two goalies are Sparks and Kaskisuo. We may send Kaskisuo to the ECHL again so he gets more time. Ben Smith, Eric Fehr and Colin Greening may be used in minor deals. Valiev and Rosen may be used as extra defenders in the NHL and AHL. ...


  10. Toronto Maple Leafs Centre Depth Huge WeaknessRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2017 | Editor in Leaf

    ... off to do so with Boyle, in my opinion. As you can see, Moore is below average at both offense and defense. Now, Ben Smith is garbage, and so is Fred Gauthier, so with Boyle leaving, the Toronto Maple Leafs didn't exactly have a lot of great ...


  11. Leafs make underwhelming moves on July 1Read the original story

    Jul 2, 2017 | Sports Media 101

    ... youth who are the players who really matter. Moore is a PK and face-off specialist who will be better than Ben Smith at 4C. His $1 million contract is inexpensive and for one year only. Signing him instead of Brian Boyle , who the Leafs reportedly ...


  12. NHL Free Agency Preview: Toronto Maple LeafsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Toronto Maple Leafs Hot Stove

    ... center position is less exciting to discuss but a more pressing need up front given one of Eric Fehr or Ben Smith currently occupies that role on the Leafs' depth chart. Reports have indicated that the Leafs have not expressed a ton of interest in ...


  13. Maple Leafs' Free Agent TargetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Sports Media 101

    ... omes to quality with Auston Matthews, Nazem Kadri and Tyler Bozak. Without Boyle, the Leafs would be forced to use Ben Smith as their fourth-line center to


  14. Toronto Maple Leafs 2017 free agency preview 8 minutes ago | Luke FoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 |

    ... , Chris Tanev and others in the trade market and will consider the best UFAs available here. Fourth-line centre: Ben Smith ain't cutting it, and Massachusetts native Brian Boyle (a nice deadline rental) is more likely to end up making more money ...


  15. NHL notebook: Coyotes decline to offer Doan new pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | KION 46

    ... announced by USA Hockey, also included longtime NHL player Scott Young, three-time Olympic women's team coach Ben Smith and Kevin Collins, a retired NHL referee. Wilson played seven seasons in the NHL with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Minnesota ...


  16. Names & faces: Conor McGregor, Ron WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | SFGate

    ... over 40 seasons behind the bench, retired NHL official Kevin Collins , three-time Olympic women's team coach Ben Smith and 17-year NHL veteran Scott Young . Click below for the top news from around the Bay Area and beyond. Sign up for our ...


  17. Former Ducks coach inducted into U.S. Hockey Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... s, former Boston University coach Jack Parker, former U.S. women's Olympic coach and men's Olympic assistant coach Ben Smith , and two-time Stanley Cup champion Scott Young, a forward who played for three U.S. Olympic teams and for the Ducks.


  18. Toronto Maple Leafs Should Re-sign Brian BoyleRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 | Editor in Leaf

    ... 26.8 shots allowed/60 on the entire team. Considering he replaced the absolutely terrible Frederik Gauthier and Ben Smith, Brian Boyle was a big upgrade on the Toronto fourth line. I would like to see him back, but only on a short-term deal. Should ...


  19. Expansion Draft Roundtable: How Do You Solve A Problem Like Seven Signed Skaters?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Five For Howling

    ... a forward in the coming weeks to expose (similar to what the Toronto Maple Leafs recently did with re-signing Ben Smith ). They could even trade for a forward with term left on his deal in the offseason to expose him. Either way, there are many ways ...


  20. Stop talking about defence and notice the total lack of centres on the Maple LeafsRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | Sports Media 101

    ... , who might be best described as a hybrid winger/centre. We don't know if he's even got the game to vault over Ben Smith onto the NHL roster yet either. The AHL centre depth is a problem, and it will continue to be one unless the Leafs find young ...