Browsing the Barilkosphere - August 24, 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 Barilkosphere every day except Sunday. So sit back and relax, pour yourself another cup of Joe and enjoy today’s round of fresh links.

Top 25 Under 25 – #11 Jerry D’Amigo

I’d love to see the 22-year-old get a shot on the fourth line with the Leafs. He also has the skills to be an effective penalty-killer in the NHL. From clrkaitken of PPP.

An interview with Toronto Marlies head coach Steve Spott

The latest from the summer interview series at Maple Leafs Hot Stove. Michael Stephens conducts the Q&A session.

Marlies new head coach owes everything to Peter DeBoer

Spott’s nephew is Stephen Weiss? Cool. From Kyle Cicerella.

Grabovski A Go?

No, he’s a Capital. Reaction from Scott Eby of Stars & Sticks.

Ron Wilson: Grabovski was a joy to coach

Wilson’s comments fly in the face of any amateur psychologists who think Grabovski has “character issues”. From theScore.com.

Building a team with NHL’s remaining unrestricted free agents

Includes such luminaries as Brad Boyes and Mason Raymond. From Sean Fitz-Gerald of the National Post.

Roberto Luongo breaks his 7-week silence

Did Mike Gillis make the right decision trading Cory Schneider away instead of Luongo? Tim Wharnsby from CBC Sports has the story. (For more, check out James Duthie’s Twitter account.)

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