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There's no doubting what Phil Kessel could bring to the Islanders, but would it be worth it for Garth Snow to bring in such a figure into New York's dressing room? (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Phil Kessel Is Grumpy And I like It

Phil Kessel’s interview with reporters yesterday showed his disdain with the media in Toronto and I think it’s a good thing. Why? I think the current sentiment from many Leafs fans is […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Twitter in Sports: A Hater’s Haven?

It’s talked about all the time – how social media has changed the interaction between athletes and their fans. And it has. But too many times, we’ve witnessed what is […]

Toronto is very loyal to the hometown team, the Maple Leafs (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

The Maple Leafs: A Decade of Failure

If the Leafs are having a good season, there really isn’t a better place to play hockey. The media loves you, the fans love you and even a fourth line […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Doomed from the Start: David Clarkson’s Time in Toronto

When David Clarkson was first signed by the Toronto Maple Leafs on July 5, 2013, there was a strong reaction from the hockey community. On the one hand, the Maple […]

Billy Harris in alone on Chicago's Glenn Hall.

50 Years Ago in Hockey: Harris Reports to Amerks

Billy Harris, the slender centre demoted to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League by the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday, has agreed to report to the team.  Harris […]

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Leafs Trade Deadline Review: HOLZER TRADED

STOP THE PRESSES: Just when you think it’s over, the Leafs go and make a Blockbuster!!! Korbinian Holzer has been traded to the Ducks for a conditional pick.  Not sure […]

by · March 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Billy Harris, sent to Rochester by the Leafs

50 Years Ago in Hockey – No Deals as Deadline Passes

The National Hockey League trade and AHL call-up deadline passed at midnight last night with no significant trades made by any NHL team.  There were a few players recalled from […]

Phil Kessel's play has been under scrutiny, but would a change of scenery help the forward rediscover his scoring touch? (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

A Proposed Trade Idea for Dave Nonis

The Leafs have made some significant trades before the March 2nd trade deadline. While I’m certainly not a Dave Nonis supporter I do applaud him for not sitting on his […]

Is Phil Kessel's new play-making style deserving of mid-season awards? (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

The Case for Keeping Kessel

Phil Kessel has all but been traded in the hearts and minds of many Leafs fans.  Signed only recently to an eight year $64 million contract extension, Kessel has – […]

by · February 28, 2015 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
Phil Kessel's play has been under scrutiny, but would a change of scenery help the forward rediscover his scoring touch? (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Who Do The Toronto Maple Leafs Need To Trade Right Now?

With the Toronto Maple Leafs supposedly on the verge of a complete overhaul, the Trade Deadline should be an interesting one for Leafs fans. They’ve already made some significant moves […]

David Clarkson [photo: Amy Irvin]

Leafs Go Back-to-Back: Crush Another Homer

Yesterday the Leafs made an intelligent and all-round excellent trade when they turned a recently signed UFA into two draft picks.   Today, they have shocked the hockey world by trading […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Toronto and Columbus swap Clarkson, Horton

The Blue Jackets announced they have traded injured right-winger Nathan Horton to Toronto in exchange for right-winger David Clarkson. The 30-year old Clarkson has been in the league for nine […]