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What’s wrong with Nikolai Kulemin?

Nikolai Kulemin

Over the past few season, Nikolai Kulemin has been among the most consistent Leafs forwards. But through 28 games of the 2011-12 campaign, he’s been among their most disappointing.

Kulemin was held pointless in the Leafs’ 3-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Dec. 6, extending his goalless drought to a career-high 20 games. After showing steady improvement over his first two seasons in the league, Kulemin’s production has dropped off the map. Why?
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Well, this is pretty genius

Bruce Boudreau meets The Mighty Ducks. Highly enjoyable. Some bleeped language.

(Benstonium via Puck Daddy)

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Paulina Gretzky back on Twitter, wait, no she’s not, wait, yes she is

Twitter is like a set of drums: it can be used for good, but things can go downhill quickly in the wrong hands.

Consider the case of Paulina Gretzky. The Great One’s 22-year-old daughter’s claim to fame thus far is — well, being Wayne Gretzky’s daughter. Honestly, I don’t think too many people had heard of her before a couple of weeks ago.

But Paulina’s profile has risen in the past week, owing to the controversy over her Twitter account. Seems Paulina has taken to posting photos of herself while not wearing too much in the way of clothing.
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Elation! “Sid the Kid” sends Toronto to its streets

Moments after Sidney Crosby scored the game-winning goal in overtime of the Men’s Olympic Ice Hockey gold medal game, the people of Toronto poured into the streets to celebrate. The mood was truly electric.

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A reveller raises his flag in celebration at Yonge St. & Eglinton Ave., Toronto.

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Heart, soul and history: Farewell to Maple Leaf Gardens

The thing about dealing with death is that sometimes, it’s easier to handle if it comes suddenly.

You might not get a chance to say all your proper goodbyes, but at least you’re spared the process of watching a loved one wither away before your eyes.

Perhaps a sudden death would have made what is going on in Toronto right now easier to deal with: After ten years in bureaucratic purgatory, Maple Leaf Gardens is set to be redeveloped.

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