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Browsing The Barilkosphere - August 5th 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.

Bad Signing Loses Primary Reasoning

Phil Kessel wants you to stop calling Tyler Bozak his best friend. From Jeff Veillette of The Leafs Nation.

Winning a Fight Has Impact on Future Outcomes

If you won a fight in 2013, your team was more likely to give up a goal than score one. From Travis Yost of NHLNumbers.

Eastern Conference: Line/Tier vs. Team Production

The good news: The Leafs added a solid possession guy in David Clarkson. The bad news: He won’t be enough. Another Yost post from NHLN.

Official 2013 list of available NHL free agents

Mikhail Grabovski, Alexei Ponikarovsky, Brad Boyes and Peter Mueller are some of the names still out there. From NHL.com.

Top 25 Under 25 – David Broll

“The Brolldozer” finishes just outside the Top 25. From clrkaitken of Pension Plan Puppets.

Who is Dave Nonis?

He can thank Brian Burke for giving him an opportunity to work in the NHL. Also: For building much of this Leafs team. From Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun.

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