Post Tagged with: "Dion Phaneuf"

It's time for the Leafs to let Randy Carlyle go (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

A Scathing Indictment of Randy Carlyle

When the Leafs traded Carl Gunnarsson for Roman Polak in the summer, I was one of the only people who thought it was a good trade. My thinking was that […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 3 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Silly or iconic?  Ovechkin is slated to return to the All Stars Game this year.  Will he bring the same level of showmanship he has exhibited in the past? Ryan Remiorz/THE CANADIAN PRESS

The Top 3 Most Undeserving NHL Captains

In the NHL, the role of a team captain is to display traits which represent the direction of his team and the character of his fellow teammates. The captain is […]

by · September 27, 2014 · 48 comments · News/Commentary, Top 10 Lists
Dion Phaneuf (Rich Kane/Icon SMI)

The Five Best Post-Gilmour Trades in Leafs History

  I thought it would be interesting, especially with the lack of trade action so far this summer, to rank the Toronto Maple Leafs’ top-five trades of all-time. “All-time” in […]

by · July 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Phil Kessel is one of many Leafs players on Twitter (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

You Should Be Optimistic About the Leafs

Whether it’s because they have only made the playoffs once in ten years, because they have never won the Cup in anything more than a six team league, or because […]

by · July 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
(Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Everyone to the Oilers: Edmonton’s Search for the Star Player

There is one thing you can be sure of in the NHL. When a team has a storied past, and a big checkbook, that hasn’t made the playoffs in a […]

by · June 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Kevin Dineen, Dale Tallon (Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE)

Just Say No: Panthers Potential Trade with Toronto

There are myriad trade rumors as the 2014 NHL Draft approaches and there is a possibility if one of said rumors becomes a reality, it could be disastrous for the Florida Panthers. GM […]

by · June 7, 2014 · 1 comment · Florida Panthers
Dave Nonis failed to find sufficient support for Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf this summer (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Habs Force Game 7; Phaneuf Trade Rumors

The Blackhawks like advanced stats such as Corsi ratings, etc. [Chicago Sun Times] Brian Burke on the other hand, does not. [Pens Initiative] Win or lose tonight, the Penguins still […]

Dion Phaneuf (Icon SMI)

Why Trading Phaneuf Would Be a HUGE Mistake for the Leafs

  The Leafs, according to Nick Kypreos, are believed to be shopping defenseman and Captain Dion Phaneuf in a trade with a Western Conference Team. Darren Dreger, thought to be […]

by · May 12, 2014 · 6 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
John Gibson (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Penguins Collapse; John Gibson Superstar

If the Penguins collapse yet again, which it looks like they will, there might be a few changes. [TribLive] The whole team has been pretty terrible, but it’s still on […]

Is it possible that Joffrey Lupul could find himself in a non-Toronto Maple Leafs jersey come September? (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Maple Leafs: Major Player Changes Must Be Coming, but Who?

After another season-ending collapse, it must be time for the Toronto Maple Leafs to make some big changes. Will Joffrey Lupul & Co. be around next season?

by · May 8, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
It's time for Dave Nonis to pull the trigger on his coaching staff (Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports)

Offseason Questions Looming for Maple Leafs

With less than two weeks left in the 2013-14 NHL regular season, the Toronto Maple Leafs and their fans will have to settle for another year without playoff hockey. For […]

by · April 9, 2014 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Nazem Kadri has shocked everyone with his impressive play this season (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

Some Positive Thoughts on the Leafs as the Season Winds Down

  The Maple Leafs – barring a not impossible collapse by Columbus and simultaneous three game Toronto winning streak – will miss the NHL Playoffs this year. While the eight […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs