It's Double Deadline Season
Friday, 01.29.2010 / 3:50 PM ET / Mike Ulmer's Blog
By Mike Ulmer - Mapleleafs.com commentator
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This year’s NHL trade deadline rolls around on March 3.
But the Olympics will shutter the NHL for better than two weeks so a pre-Olympic deadline of Feb. 12 takes on added importance.
With four straight losses heading into Friday’s game in New Jersey, the Leafs need to stop the bleeding.
Here’s a look at the Leafs week.
Saturday: The Vancouver Canucks are in to play the Leafs.
Tuesday: The Devils return to Toronto for the second leg of home-and-home.
Friday: A week later, the Leafs are back in New Jersey.
Saturday: The Leafs final get a break from the Devils. The soaring Ottawa Senators are visiting instead.