Browsing The Barilkosphere – July 6th Links

Oct 8, 2011; Newark, NJ, USA; Philadelphia Flyers right wing Wayne Simmonds (17) and New Jersey Devils center David Clarkson (23) get into fight during the third period at the Prudential Center. Flyers defeat the Devils 3-0. Mandatory Credit: Jim O

Named after former Toronto Maple Leaf great Bill Barilko, the Barilkosphere is a network of blogs and websites devoted to bringing you the news, information, and opinion (and lots of it) regarding the Leafs you crave as a fan. This feature is dedicated to bringing you the best of the Barlikosphere every day except Sunday. So sit back and relax, pour yourself another cup of Joe and enjoy today’s round of fresh links.

Leafs put their money on toughness and intangibles

Dave Nonis spent money and assets trying to find players to fit Randy Carlyle’s “system”, instead of upgrading their biggest need: Defense. From James Mirtle of The Globe and Mail.

Leafs sign Jonathan Bernier to two-year deal

Reasonable dollar amount and term, but is he going to beat James Reimer out of the starting job? From Cam Charron of The Leafs Nation.

Leafs Sign Young Defenceman T.J. Brennan

Brennan in, Kostka out. Not a bad trade-off. From Blake Murphy, also of The Leafs Nation.

Toronto Maple Leafs 2013 NHL Draft Selections

What you need to know about the new baby Buds. From Steve Burtch of Pension Plan Puppets.

Are the Leafs any better after two weeks of mayhem?

No. From Alec Brownscombe of Maple Leafs Hot Stove.

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Topics: NHL Free Agency 2013, Toronto Maple Leafs

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