Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Out With Old, In With The New: The Easy-Come, Easy-Go 2008 Maple Leafs

JFJ: Fired January 22ndCliff Fletcher: Hired as interim General Manager, January 22ndWade Belak: Traded to Florida, February 26th Hal Gill: Traded to Pittsburgh, February 26thPaul Maurice: Fired May 7thRon Wilson: Hired June 10thJamal Mayers: Acquired from the St. Louis Blues for a 3rd round pick, June 19thLuke Schenn: Drafted 5th overall at the 2008 Entry Draft, June 20thDarcy Tucker: Becomes Free Agent after his contract is bought out, June 24thKyle Wellwood: Placed on waivers and claimed by the Vancouver Canucks, June 24-25thAndrew Raycroft: Becomes a Free Agent after his contract is bought out, June 27th Curtis Joseph: Returns to Toronto as a Free Agent, July 1stJeff Finger: Signs 4-year, 3.5 million dollar contract as a Free Agent, July 1stNiklas Hagman: Signs 4-year, 3-million dollar contract as a Free Agent, July 1stMikail Grabovski: Acquired from Montreal, July 3rdJonas Frogren: Signs 2 year contract, July 9thRyan Hollweg: Acquired from the NYRangers for a 5th round pick, July 14thBryan McCabe: Waives his NTC and is traded to the Florida Panthers, after receiving his 2-million dollar signing bonus, September 2ndMike Van Ryn: Acquired from Florida, September 2ndNikolai Kulemin: Scores his first NHL goal in his first NHL game, as the Leafs begin the regular season with a 3-2 win in Detroit, October 9thAlex Steen: Traded to St. Louis November 24thCarlo Colaiacovo: Traded to St.Louis, November 24thLee Stempniak: Acquired from the St. Louis Blues, November 24thBrian Burke: Introduced as the President and General Manager, November 29thMats Sundin: Becomes a Free Agent July 1st. Signs with the Vancouver Canucks, a one-year, 8.6 million dollar contract, December 18th


And finally, a short video review of 2008.

Have a safe and happy New Year everyone! We'll see ya soon.
Go Leafs Go, in 2009!

3 comments:

eyebleaf said...

happy new year general!

blurr1974 said...

pictures are sweet...

"Dave Schultz" said...

pictures. I like your thinking man.