Post Tagged with: "Colton Orr"

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Honouring Colton Orr

The Fan As a long suffering Leafs’ fan, there have been moments over the years when I have wanted to call it quits and turn in my colours. Being a […]

Robert Bortuzzo was willing to do anything to stay in the lineup. (Photo by Andy Martin Jr)

Fighting: What is it Good For Absolutely Nothing

Oh the old debate about fighting. Enforcers install fear into your opponents, but having more skilled all-around players on all four lines makes you a much more talented team. The […]

by · January 2, 2015 · 1 comment · News
Leafs GM Dave Nonis retained half of Daniel Winnik's salary in this week's trade with Pittsburgh (Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports)

Nonis vs. Burke: Changing the Maple Leafs’ Philosophy

On Monday, the Toronto Maple Leafs made four cuts – trimming down their roster only days before they open the 2014-15 season against their rival Canadiens. For the first time […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Maple Leafs Make Shockingly Smart Roster Decision

The Maple Leafs announced four cuts today: they re-assigned recent draft pick William Nylander and placed Colton Orr, Frazer McLaren, and Korbinian Holzer on waivers with the intent to send […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
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How To Counter The Enforcer Epidemic

Jay Rosehill isn’t an all-star point scorer; he isn’t a defensive stalwart of a forward; he isn’t gamechanger; he’s just an enforcer whose sole purpose is to fight – and […]

by · October 9, 2013 · 3 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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5 Things We Learned About the Maple Leafs During Opening Week

1. A Blazing Start to A New Season Everyone who has said this team overachieved last year might just regret their prediction. Three games in, and Toronto is still perfect. […]

by · October 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Hockey News: George Parros Injury Fallout; Vokoun Out Six Months

The Blackhawks raised their Stanley Cup banner last night. They also won the game, which was pretty important too. [The Guardian] A great look on the impact of re-alignment for […]

by · October 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Elsewhere on the Web
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Toronto Maple Leafs Salary Cap Struggle

With the season now less than a week away, and the Leafs basically at the cap ceiling (and without Franson) I thought it’d be a good time to explore some […]

Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak celebrating goals together has become common in Toronto (John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Toronto Maple Leafs Preseason Focus: Offense

In late June, I did a three-part series on the state of the Toronto Maple Leafs roster. Going off of the team on paper only, I examined the strengths and […]

by · September 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Previews and Predictions, Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs Offseason Focus: Offense

Toronto Maple Leafs Offseason Focus: Offense

This is the third of a three-part feature on the Toronto Maple Leafs 2013 June roster at all three positions: goaltending, defense, and forwards. It will look in-depth at their […]

by · June 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
Tyler Bozak, Phil Kessel and James van Riemsdyk have been relied upon too heavily this season (John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Maple Leafs Free Agents: Who Stays and Who Goes? (Part 1)

The Toronto Maple Leafs will have some tough decisions to make on free agents this summer. With so many major contracts expiring, not everyone can to stay.

by · April 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, Toronto Maple Leafs
Maple Leafs Panel: Was Joffrey Lupul Suspended Too Long?

Maple Leafs Panel: Was Joffrey Lupul Suspended Too Long?

To go along with questions concerning Frazer McLaren, Colton Orr and Mike Komisarek, the panel asks this week: was Joffrey Lupul suspended too long?

by · March 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs