Sean Beregenheim

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Colby Armstrong: Mr. Impact

When the Toronto Maple Leafs signed Colby Armstrong last season ($9 million over three years) many "experts" felt that they overpaid for the gritty, third line winger. On a team developing a new identity, Burke brought in a player who he felt was a necessary component to a winning team. A former Pittsburgh first round pick (21st in 2001), Armstrong was someone who was influential in the rise of the Penguins and the type of player the Leafs desperately lacked for quite some time. 

 

Armstrong's Impact 

The Leafs finished the 2010-2011 regular season with a 37-34-11 record, missing the playoffs yet again. The Leafs inability to consis...