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 Barilkosphere every day except Sunday. So sit back and relax, pour yourself another cup of Joe and enjoy today’s round of fresh links.
Great deal for both sides. Grabbo will probably slot in as a second-line centre or he might even get a shot playing alongside Alex Ovechkin. From Cam Charron of The LeafsNation.
NHL.com continued their 30 in 30 series on Thursday with a look at the Leafs. Dan Rosen has some questions to ponder as training camp approaches.
The lineup sure looks different, but is it better? From Corey Masisak of NHL.com.
I wasn’t particularly thrilled when the Leafs picked the big centre in the first round in June, but judging by the scouting reports I’ve read since then, he might be a better prospect than I initially thought. From clrkaitken of PPP.
A bunch of young players will get their first taste of NHL action (even if it’s only against other teams’ prospects) in less than two weeks. From Alec Brownscombe of Maple Leafs Hot Stove.
A little humour for your Friday from Cal Clutterbuck’s latest fictional journal entry, courtesy of Michael Willhoft of Eyes On Isles.
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