Post Tagged with: "Dion Phaneuf"

Jake Gardiner will look to solidify his spot with the Maple Leafs providing he is kept around for the 2014-2015 season (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

The Leafs: Defense Bad; Not as Bad as You Think

The Maple Leafs have inspired many theories about why they are so bad, but they all complicate things way too much. The Leafs are a bad team because they have […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 6 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Hockey News: Sabres Trying to Make Trades; Richards to Calgary?

A complete list of all the players with no-trade and no-move clauses in their contracts. [The Fourth Period] The Sabres GM doesn’t know why nobody wants his players. [Pro Hockey […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Comparing Two Teams: The Maple Leafs And Liverpool FC

I must be a glutton for punishment. None of the teams that I support are without controversy: the Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Bears, and Liverpool FC. While […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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The Maple Leafs Are Better With Phaneuf in the Lineup

Dion Phaneuf has been arguably the most scrutinized player on the Toronto Maple Leafs, but hate him or not the Buds are a better team with him in the lineup. […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
Dave Nonis failed to find sufficient support for Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf this summer (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Fantasy Hockey: Midseason Studs and Duds

What’s going on everyone? Welcome to my fifth edition of Fantasy Hockey Studs and Duds! If anyone would like to read my earlier edition from December, it can be found […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 4 comments · Fantasy
Is Dion Phaneuf the leader the Toronto Maple Leafs are looking for? (Icon SMI)

Phaneuf’s Biggest Fan: It’s Time to Trade Phaneuf

It pains me to write this. Dion Phaneuf is one of my favorite hockey players of all-time. I have watched him be unfairly maligned by the world’s most ridiculous hockey […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 6 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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3 Potential Trade Targets for the Dallas Stars

The Stars will be back in action Tuesday night with a visit to the Bell Centre to take on the Montreal Canadiens.  The Stars (21-18-7) are 4 points behind Calgary […]

by · January 25, 2015 · 5 comments · Dallas Stars
Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Five Thoughts On The Maple Leafs

The All-Star break is, obviously, a good time to reflect on the first half of the season and where your team is at. Unfortunately for Maple Leafs fans, it’s not […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Which team will get the edge in the Phil Kessel/Tyler Seguin battle this season? (Icon SMI)

Leafs Fans Are Wrong to Say ‘Tear It Down’ – Should Actually Be Excited

The idea of a total rebuild, of tearing it down and ‘doing it the right way,’ of building through the draft, is all I hear lately as I scour the […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 7 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

The Real Missing Ingredient For The Maple Leafs

The current Leafs team has faced a lot of scrutiny. Toronto fans love to blame and this blame has shifted to players from week to week with common scapegoats being: […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 6 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Schwartz led the Blues with a plus-28 last season (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Preview: Leafs Head West on Important Road Trip

The Toronto Maple Leafs snapped a three-game losing streak Friday with a 5-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. It was the team’s first victory and their second game since […]

Is Phil Kessel's new play-making style deserving of mid-season awards? (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Tanner Answers the Star’s Maple Leafs Mailbag

One of my favorite sports writers is Andre Stoeten of (formerly of Drunk Jays Fan) and he does this thing where he answers the Mailbag of Jays Beat writer Richard Griffen. […]