Post Tagged with: "Jake Gardiner"

Jake Gardiner has been providing a great offensive boost for the Toronto Maple Leafs lately. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Jake Gardiner: Problem or Part of the Solution?

The Toronto Maple Leafs were looking to make an organizational change and produce a young, skilled player. They were able to swing a deal with the Anaheim Ducks that saw […]

by · May 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Couture, Kadri, Bernier, & a Hypothetical Leafs-Sharks Deal

When teams fall short of expectations, as was the case this season with the Sharks and Maple Leafs, the offseason can often feature a summer blockbuster. Both of these teams […]

Harvard University and Nashville Predators prospect Jimmy Vesey (Photo by Gil Talbot)

USA Stymies Switzerland, Advances to Semifinals

After winning Group B, the United States found themselves paired against a pesky Switzerland team in the quarterfinals of the World Hockey Championships. A hard-working Swiss team played a solid […]

by · May 15, 2015 · 0 comments · International Hockey
Jake Gardiner has been providing a great offensive boost for the Toronto Maple Leafs lately. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Leafs Czeched in for World Championship

After a disastrous season in Toronto, four Leafs will suit up for their respective countries beginning Friday, at the annual IIHF World Hockey Championship in Prague and Ostrava, Czech Republic. […]

Jake Gardiner has been providing a great offensive boost for the Toronto Maple Leafs lately. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Maple Leafs Mailbag – Easter Version

Every week Kevin McGran answers a mailbag from folks who write him at the Toronto Star.  There’s nothing wrong with his answers, but I think two perspectives are better than […]

by · April 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Nazem Kadri made great strides under Dallas Eakins. (Tony Ding/Icon SMI)

Five Reasons to Be Positive About the Maple Leafs

The Leafs are having a rough year – to put it mildly. And I won’t depress you by citing their record or any of the stats about the team.  As […]

by · March 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
An offensive threat, this season has shown the holes in Phil Kessel's defensive game. (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Maple Leafs Mail-Bag

Here’s how it works: You write your questions to Kevin McGran, he answers them and then I hi-jack the whole thing and answer them myself.  Why? Because he picks questions […]

by · February 7, 2015 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Thoughts Recorded At the Conclusion of the Leafs/Kings Game

It is 1:23 AM and I just finished watching the Los Angeles Kings defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-0 in what I thought was a very entertaining game.  Here are […]

by · January 13, 2015 · 4 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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December for Maple Leafs: In Like a Lamb, Out Like a Lion

The Toronto Maple Leafs were 8-1-1 and had won six straight. They were among the hottest teams in the league and were quickly climbing their way to the summit that […]

by · December 30, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
Jake Gardiner has been providing a great offensive boost for the Toronto Maple Leafs lately. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Maple Leafs Defense Shouldering Blame

After one of their hottest streaks in nearly a decade, the Toronto Maple Leafs once again look to have fans shaking their heads in wonder. The team has now lost […]

by · December 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Jake Gardiner has been providing a great offensive boost for the Toronto Maple Leafs lately. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Jake Gardiner Leafs Fan’s New Whipping Boy

Has Jake Gardiner played well this season? Not particularly, but it’s not like he’s been horrible. OK, for argument’s sake, let’s say maybe he has been. But if that’s the […]

by · December 19, 2014 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs, Uncategorized
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)

Kadri and Gardiner are Trending in Opposite Directions

The Toronto Maple Leafs are 9-1-1 since their 9-2 shelling to the Nashville Predators and the team seems to be firing on all cylinders. However, during the team’s current hot […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 5 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs