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Maple Leaf Gardens

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Gardens to Expand?

With no on-ice action to report  from last night, other matters made some news in the hockey world today.  Possibly the most significant item concerns the plans by the Toronto […]

by · November 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs
(Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

A Brief History of NHL Uniforms

Have you ever wondered why referees wear striped shirts, or teams have to wear contrasting colours? Then the first part of my series Hockey-What’s Behind the Game? is for you. […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey History
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Ten Most Hated Toronto Maple Leafs Of All-Time

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 […]

Russ Courtnall from the 1988-89 O-Pee-Chee set.

Draft Schmaft – The Maple Leafs First Round Draft VII – 1981-1983

Taking a look back at some of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ top draft picks.

Bob Davidson.

TML Captains: Bob Davidson 1943-45

TML Captains is a series that profiles the men who ‘wore the C’ for one of the NHL’s charter franchises. Previously featured were Hap Day, Charlie Conacher, Red Horner and Syl […]

by · May 4, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs
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New Twist in Maple Leaf Ownership: Deal ‘Imminent’?

News broke through the Toronto Sun late Thursday that a deal for controlling interest in Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment Limited (MLSE) could happen as early as Friday morning, which would […]

by · December 9, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
Book Review: Stellicktricity

Book Review: Stellicktricity

Stellicktricity:  Stories, Highlights, and Other Hockey Juice from a Life Plugged into the Game by Gord Stellick Check out the THW Book Room for many more hockey book reviews. While […]

by · November 29, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Books, Toronto Maple Leafs
Lanny McDonald remains one of the most recognizable Maple Leafs. (NHL Alumni Association)

Draft Schmaft – The Maple Leafs First Round Draft IV 1973

In the spring of 1973, the Maple Leafs missed the playoffs again after exiting in the first round the previous 2 seasons. In the off-season, Jim Gregory and his staff […]

Darryl Sittler (The Hockey Writers)

Draft Schmaft – The Maple Leafs First Round Draft 1968-70: Part II Selwood and Sittler

In the spring of 1968, the defending Stanley Cup champion Toronto Maple Leafs failed to make the playoffs. While many players remained from the championship team, some key players such […]