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Browsing the Barilkosphere - August 12, 2013

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.

Making Use of New Ideas – dCorsi

Looking at comparable players to current and recent Leafs using dCorsi. From Steve Burtch of Pension Plan Puppets.

Top 25 Under 25 – #21 Connor Brown

The Erie Otters’ captain and leading scorer is next up on the list. From clrkaitken of PPP.

Who should play with Kessel and Bozak?

My vote would be James van Riemsdyk so we can keep Nazem Kadri and Joffrey Lupul together on the second line. From Blake Murphy of The LeafsNation.

Did you know? The Wayne Gretzky trade

Some lesser-known facts about the biggest trade in NHL history. From Down Goes Brown.

How I’d fix the NHL

Commissioner DGB is making a few (OK, fine…A LOT OF) changes around here. From DGB on Grantland.

Nik Antropov Signs In KHL, KHL To Expand?

The former Leaf will join his old linemate Alexei Ponikarovsky in the KHL. Could Mikhail Grabovski be next? From Kevin Carey of Too Many Men on the Site.

Early bumps all part of Jason Spezza’s journey with Senators

If he receives the captaincy, he sure has some big clown shoes to fill. From Sean Fitz-Gerald of the National Post.

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