• Pens Sign Dupuis To One-Year, Two-Way Deal

    News: Philippe Dupuis agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with the Penguins, the Toronto Globe and Mail reports.
    Analysis: Philippe Dupuis was waived by Toronto in January after recording zero points in 30 appearances with the Maple Leafs. The Penguins boast a much more talented offensive roster than the Maple Leafs, meaning Dupuis will likely spend most of the season in the AHL.
  • Toronto Places Dupuis On Waivers

    News: Philippe Dupuis (thumb) was placed on waivers on Monday, TSN's Darren Dreger reports.
    Analysis: Philippe Dupuis had zero points in 30 appearances for Toronto this year, so it's difficult to imagine that his services will be in high demand.
  • Leafs' Dupuis (Thumb) Practices But Remains Out

    News: Philippe Dupuis (thumb) returned to practice Monday, but his status going forward remains unknown, TSN.ca reports.
    Analysis: Philippe Dupuis missed the last two games with a broken thumb. It's unknown if he'll be ready to play during the team's current trip.
  • Leafs' Dupuis Hits IR

    News: The Leafs have placed Philippe Dupuis on injured reserve with an undisclosed upper-body injury, according to SportsDirect. It isn't clear when Dupuis suffered the injury.
    Analysis: Philippe Dupuis is simply a role player with no points in 30 games this season and an average of two seconds per game of power-play time. He's expected to miss at least a week of action.
  • Leafs' Dupuis To Skate With Kessel, Lupul

    News: Philippe Dupuis will skate with Phil Kessel and Joffrey Lupul in Friday's preseason game against Detroit, according to a report on Toronto's FAN590.
    Analysis: Philippe Dupuis does have offensive skills but he's been profiled as a pesky checker. This won't stick but the Leafs are hurting down the middle. We'll watch with interest.
  • Dupuis Could Earn Job With Leafs

    News: Philippe Dupuis may have the inside track on the fourth-line center job for the Leafs, reports the Toronto Star.
    Analysis: After Sunday's scrimmage, coach Ron Wilson said that Tyler Bozak and Philippe Dupuis were in the battle for the center spot on the PK. That means Dupuis could have the leg up on the fourth line center job, a battle he's waging with Mike Zigomanis and Darryl Boyce.
  • Dupuis In Tough To Make Leafs

    News: Philippe Dupuis will be in a battle for a roster spot when Leafs' camp opens, reports the Toronto Star.
    Analysis: According to Leafs' president and general manager Brian Burke, the team has "left one spot open for one of the forward spots" and Philippe Dupuis is in the mix. So are Matt Frattin, Joe Colborne and Nazim Kadri. Dupuis has more NHL experience than the others but his two-way deal makes it almost a certainty for him to end up in the AHL. Unless, of course, the team decides to let all three of the others grow in the AHL this year.
  • Dupuis Signs With Leafs

    News: Dupuis has signed a one-year, two-way deal with the Leafs, James Mirtle of The Globe and Mail reports.
    Analysis: Dupuis, who recorded six goals and 17 points in 74 games with the Avs this past season, slots in as the Leafs' fourth-line center in 2011-12.
  • Avs, Dupuis Part Ways

    News: The Avalanche have opted not to make Dupuis a qualifying offer to retain his rights, the Denver Post reports.
    Analysis: This means Dupuis will hit the open market as a free agent starting this Friday. He had 17 points (6G, 11A) in 74 games for the Avs last season, and will likely land with another squad in a third- or fourth-line capacity.
  • Avs' Dupuis Back In Lineup Tuesday

    News: Dupuis, who was a healthy scratch the last two games, will return to the lineup Tuesday against San Jose, according to the Denver Post.
    Analysis: Dupuis will take the place of Brandon Yip who will take his turn as a healthy scratch against the Sharks.