Nov 12, 2011; Toronto, ON, Canada; The Air Canada Centre before the Hockey Hall of Fame Game between the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Browsing The Barilkosphere – July 10th Links


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.

Chelios, Niedermayer, Shanahan elected to Hockey Hall of Fame; Shero finally gets call

Another year, another snub for the late, great Pat Burns. From Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo! Puck Daddy.

A look at the top candidates for today’s Hockey Hall of Fame announcement

Breaking down the ballot. From Down Goes Brown.

Till Death Do Daves Part (Or A Firing, Because A Buyout Seems Unlikely)

A David Clarkson buyout would cost the Leafs a ton in cap space. From Tyler Dellow of mc79hockey.

Fighting in hockey isn’t always pointless, and it isn’t always good, it just…is

A former player’s thoughts on fighting in hockey. From Justin Bourne of Backhand Shelf.

Who is Jim Corsi? Meet the man behind the number

An interesting article from April that’s been talked about a lot lately with the Grabovski buyout. An explanation of how Corsi was developed from the man himself. From Jesse Spector of Sporting News.

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