Post Tagged with: "Brendan Shanahan"

What will it take for Nazem Kadri to stick with the Maple Leafs? (bridgetds, Flickr)

Nazem Kadri: Hard Worker or Reckless Player?

There’s no arguing that the 2014-15 season has been a dismal one for the Toronto Maple Leafs. On Wednesday, it became apparent that the team would be hit with yet […]

Toronto skyline at night (John Vetteri/cc 2.0)

Leafs Going All-Out for Their Centennial Season

The Toronto Maple Leafs will celebrate their Centennial season in 2016-17 and it looks like the city will be pulling out all the stops. News broke Saturday that Toronto will […]

Maple Leafs So Dysfunctional It Defies Belief

Maple Leafs So Dysfunctional It Defies Belief

The Maple Leafs have gone off the rails of craziness and dysfunction. Sitting Morgan Rielly as a healthy scratch?  Sitting Jake Gardiner as a healthy scratch? Giving Nazem Kadri less […]

by · November 7, 2014 · 7 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
It's time for the Leafs to let Randy Carlyle go (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

The 5 NHL Teams Most Likely to Surprise in 2014-15

A few days ago, I wrote a piece predicting the five most overrated teams going into the 2014-15 NHL season, as measured by current Las Vegas odds to win the […]

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New Jersey Devils All-Time Drafted Lineup: Left Wing

Some made a profound impact in New Jersey. Conversely, others flourished outside the Garden State. No matter where they prospered in the NHL, these players were all drafted by the […]

Kyle Dubas takes in a 2011 Memorial Cup game at the Hershey Centre alongside Greg Millen. The 25-year old is the OHL's youngest-ever General Manager, taking the record from the former GM of the Detroit Jr. Red Wings, Paul Maurice.

Kyle Dubas – A Look Past the Hype and Easy Answers

This last week was a great one for the Leafs.  In an otherwise slow news week for the NHL, the Leafs made three outstanding moves that are all sure to […]

by · July 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Jake Gardiner has been providing a great offensive boost for the Toronto Maple Leafs lately. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Atlantic Division Rivals: A Changing Season for Leafs-Bruins?

Once again, the Bruins proved their worth in 2013-14 finishing first in the Atlantic Division, first in the Eastern Conference, and first in the NHL – winning the Presidents’ Trophy. […]

by · July 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Randy Carlyle made a mistake by re-igniting Montreal's interest in Habs/Leafs rivalry. (John E. Sokolowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Defending the Move to Re-sign Randy Carlyle (Sort of)

  So Leafs Nation (I HATE to call it that)  went apoplectic yesterday around 2pm when it was announced that Randy Carlyle was not only being retained by the club, […]

by · May 9, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
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The Tim Leiweke Effect

The only option is to win. Anything less for a Tim Leiweke team is viewed as a disappointment – a group that simply can’t get it done. To him, it’s […]

by · April 23, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
Fortunato compares his game to Torey Krug of the Boston Bruins. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Tape2Tape: Boston Bruins Win Presidents’ Trophy, Good or Bad?

The Boston Bruins locked up the 2013-14 Presidents’ Trophy on Saturday at home with a 4-1 victory over the lowly Buffalo Sabres. It marks only the second time in franchise […]

by · April 14, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
Leafs Hire Shanahan, but Is This a Good Move?

Leafs Hire Shanahan, but Is This a Good Move?

When I first heard the Leafs were going to hire Brendan Shanahan as their new President, I thought it was a stupid idea. Why, I thought, would you take a […]

by · April 11, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Stan Bowman Injures His Pinky: The “What If” Chamber

Enter the “what if” chamber, where legendary stories are crafted out of nonsensical hypotheticals. In this edition, we take a look at the overwhelming consequences of a pinky injury to […]

by · December 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks