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The Toronto Maple Leafs All-Exile Team

There is much which can and should be written regarding the perpetually atrocious Toronto Maple Leafs. However, for the sake of time and sanity, let’s take a moment to address […]

Nazem Kadri

Things I Look Forward to More Than the End of the Season

Look, I don’t know if  yesterday was the last straw in a string of incidents involving Kadri and not showing up on time. I figure it can’t be the first […]

by · March 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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 Doesn’t Need A Lesson In Media Relations

Last Tuesday, a Globe and Mail sports writer published this article. Of course, being a Leafs fan, I clicked the link, initially thinking that it might be a humorous take on the […]

by · March 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Nazem Kadri made great strides under Dallas Eakins. (Tony Ding/Icon SMI)

Five Reasons to Be Positive About the Maple Leafs

The Leafs are having a rough year – to put it mildly. And I won’t depress you by citing their record or any of the stats about the team.  As […]

by · March 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Dave Keon

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Leafs End Slump Against Hawks

The Toronto Maple Leafs shook off a five-game winless streak last night with a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Black Hawks at Maple Leaf Gardens.  In the other two NHL games, […]

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 […]

An offensive threat, this season has shown the holes in Phil Kessel's defensive game. (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 […]