Oilers Send Puljujarvi to AHL, Waive Gustavsson, Promote Slepyshev

The Edmonton Oilers made several interesting moves on Monday. They sent forward Jesse Puljujarvi to the AHL, put goalie Jonas Gustavsson on waivers and recalled Anton Slepyshev. 18-year-old Puljujarvi’s trip to the American Hockey League has been expected for some time now. He’s had just one goal in 28 games, which includes a 27-game scorelessContinue reading “Oilers Send Puljujarvi to AHL, Waive Gustavsson, Promote Slepyshev”

Gustavsson Signs Extension

With the playoffs roaring along, the Toronto Maple Leafs have given goalie Jonas Gustavsson a two-year contract extension. He’ll earn an average of $1.35 million a season under the extension. The extension proves that the Leafs have at least some faith in their goaltender and should give Gustavsson some confidence going into the new season.Continue reading “Gustavsson Signs Extension”

In Burke We Trust Part 2

It’s a good day to be a Leafs fan as the mastermind proved again why he is one of the best in the business. In my last article someone called me a Burke booster and I am a fan. Like him or hate him, you have to admire Burke’s ability to do the unthinkable. BurkeContinue reading “In Burke We Trust Part 2”

Gustavsson on IR: What’s Next?

With the Toronto Maple Leafs putting Jonas Gustavsson on the IR for at least a week due to a groin injury, it looks like the goaltending situation in Toronto will remain controversy-free for at least a while. Vesa Toskala will be the main man in goal because he’ll have to be, but that still won’tContinue reading “Gustavsson on IR: What’s Next?”

Leafs Sign Gustavsson

Brian Burke and the Toronto Maple Leafs have signed coveted goaltender Jonas Gustavsson to a one-year deal. The 24-year-old Swedish goalie signed with the Leafs after checking out situations in Dallas, Colorado, and San Jose. Burke says that he has no intention of moving Gustavsson into the starting position, however, and stands by Vesa ToskalaContinue reading “Leafs Sign Gustavsson”