Stephen Stoneman

Stephen is a writer for covering the Toronto Maple Leafs and other Hockey Matters. Stephen attended Canadore College in North Bay, Ontario where he studied Broadcast Journalism and covered local sports for both Radio and Television. This included news coverage for the OHL's North Bay Centennials. In his personal time, Stephen blogs for his several fantasy hockey leagues.

Recent Articles by Stephen

Nazem Kadri has shocked everyone with his impressive play this season (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

Maple Leafs’ Tweets: Talking Leafs On and Off The Ice

Although the Leafs are only 4-3-3 in their last ten games, they have had points in four consecutive games and finally Toronto wins against Boston. The #leafs find a way […]

by · March 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
James van Riemsdyk made his friend miss his flight to watch the gold medal game (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Maple Leafs: It’s Almost Time for the James van Riemsdyk Experiment

Just over half way into the season, the Maple Leafs have enjoyed a 15-10-0-1 record and are sitting in fifth in the Eastern Conference.  They have accomplished a lot without […]

by · March 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
Leo Komarov has come back strong in his second NHL campaign and it is paying dividends for the Toronto Maple Leafs. (Ross Bonander/THW)

The Leo Komarov Game: Hits, Hits and More Hits

Eight games into this shortened NHL season, the Toronto Maple Leafs are wondering if they have their version of a pest in Leo Komarov.  As of now, he leads the […]

by · February 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
Nazem Kadri has shocked everyone with his impressive play this season (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

Maple Leafs Six Pack: Toronto Surprises With .500 Record

In this shortened 48 game season, the Toronto Maple Leafs find themselves in the ultimate of win-win situations.  The fan base doesn’t want to have to go through another non-playoff […]

by · February 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
(Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Cherries of Wrath: Don Cherry Agrees with Burke Firing

When the 2012-13 NHL Lockout came to a close, players, fans and the like were all happy to have hockey back.  But for the true north strong and  free, Canadian […]

by · January 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Media, Toronto Maple Leafs
James Reimer has been the reason the Maple Leafs have pulled off a couple victories lately (Icon SMI)

Toronto Maple Leafs Opening Day Roster: An In Depth Look

Maple Leafs general manager David Nonis and his staff have narrowed their Maple Leafs opening day roster down to a list of 23 players heading into their game in Montreal […]

by · January 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
(Tony Ding/Icon SMI)

Toronto Maple Leafs Training Camp: Day 2

  It’s just five days before the Toronto Maple Leafs open their season in Quebec against their dreaded rival Montreal Canadiens.  Puck drop will be at 7 pm in the French Canadian hotbed of […]

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
Brian Burke (Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE)

Brian Burke Was Too Much for the Toronto Maple Leafs

As I sit here trying to digest the Brian Burke firing and the quasi circus that has ensued since,  I am taking in the many reports and now commentary across […]

by · January 13, 2013 · 3 comments · Uncategorized
Lanny McDonald

Movember: Remembering the Top Ten Best Mustaches in NHL History

Movember has arrived and hockey plays a key role in raising money for the fund. With that, we take a look back at the best mustaches in NHL history.

by · November 4, 2012 · 2 comments · Hockey History, Top 10 Lists
Should Reimer go down with an injury, would Ben Scrivens be able to hold the fort down in net? (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

Heading to Hamilton: The Toronto Marlies Are Looking for a Knockout in Round 3

Looking at the final outcomes of their first five games, you could get the impression that this may be a bit of a yo-yo season for the Toronto Marlies.   Last […]

Who should be in the Maple Leafs' lineup: Ryan O'Byrne of Jake Gardiner? (clydeorama/Flickr)

Jekyll and Hyde Opening Weekend for the Toronto Marlies

It certainly wasn’t the opening weekend that Brian Burke was hoping for when their Baby Leafs were eliminated from the Calder Cup Final in four straight games last June.  Ideally […]

by · October 17, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Toronto Maple Leafs
The Stanley Cup Playoffs will likely have a much different look soon (cr: mastermaq@flickr)

History Will Be Made: Let the Best Women Play for the Stanley Cup

The preset deadline of September 15th has come and gone and little to no ‘public’ progress has been made between the NHL Board of Governors and the NHL Players Association.  […]

by · September 25, 2012 · 11 comments · Hockey History, Women's Hockey