Ever since the late 1990’s when the Toronto Maple Leafs were added back to the Eastern Conference, there has been a brutal rivalry between the only two Ontario-based teams in […]
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With the season looming – and rosters being set – some teams are fighting to drop under the cap by moving players to long-term injury reserve or sending others to […]
As sports fans, most of the allure is drawn from our longing to see our favorite teams bring home a championship. Championships are great, but not every team or fan […]
In 2004, the diminuitive Sami Kapanen was one of the fastest players in the NHL. Standing only 5’9″, his speed went unmatched in both “Fastest Skater” events before the All-Star […]
February 11, 2012 was a bittersweet night for LeafsNation. Mats Sundin, the classy and consummate captain, was honoured with his #13 raised to the rafters. A familiar face in Tomas […]
Hockey Superstitions: From Playoff Beards to Crossed Sticks and Lucky Socks. By Andrew Podnieks. (2010, Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, Ltd. Softcover. Pp. 175. $19.99 CAN/$17.95. ISBN 978-0-7710-7108-9) Every athletic league […]
As every Toronto Maple Leafs’ fan knows, that was a big win last night against the Montréal Canadiens. Not just because it was two points in the standings. Because it established a very strong jumping-off point for the rest of the season. The Leafs did three very specific things last night v. Montreal that, if they keep doing them throughout the next 81 games, will mean a very successful season for Toronto.
It’s that time of the year again. Arena crews are painting logo’s and starting to lay down ice and training camps around the league are starting to open. In fact, […]