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Are the Coyotes Finally Dealing Keith Yandle?

What has now become the annual Keith Yandle trade rumors is back at it again. Last year, the 6-1, 190 pound defenseman was a hair away from being dealt to Philadelphia. […]

Blackhawks Land Trevor van Riemsdyk

Blackhawks Land Trevor van Riemsdyk

The brother of Toronto Maple Leafs forward James van Riemsdyk has inked a two-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks that will go into effect next season. Trevor van Riemsdyk will […]

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

Are the Maple Leafs’ Darkest Days Ahead?

At first glance it would appear the Toronto Maple Leafs are having a nice season. In reality, this is a team that needs to prove itself.

by · March 9, 2014 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Is Phil Kessel's new play-making style deserving of mid-season awards? (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Phil Kessel: Proving He’s at the Top

Even though the results weren’t what they wanted, the Kessel name garnered quite the reputation at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. A two-player effort, it’s the older […]

by · February 26, 2014 · 6 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
James van Riemsdyk made his friend miss his flight to watch the gold medal game (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

“Night Off” Maple Leafs Searching For Identity

It was a hell of a way to end a season-high six game winning streak for the Maple Leafs. After a thumping victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday, the […]

by · January 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Phil Kessel is one of many Leafs players on Twitter (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Toronto Maple Leafs Fans: The World Isn’t Ending

It seems like most Toronto Maple Leafs fans couldn’t be more concerned about their team right now when in reality they should be happy.

by · January 9, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
James van Riemsdyk fights for position in front of Boston's Tuukka Rask(Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Maple Leafs Legacy at the World Junior Championships

If you ask any athlete, it’s an honour to play or compete for your country. For hockey players, that means playing in one of three tournaments – the Olympics, the […]

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Fantasy Hockey: 3 American Players to be Thankful For

This Thursday is a special day for all Americans. Most of us will celebrate Thanksgiving by feasting ourselves into a comatose state and watching “America’s team” play “America’s game”. I’m […]

by · November 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Fantasy
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Meet Your New Leaf: Peter Holland

It seems like every NHL fan knew what was wrong with the Maple Leafs – a lack of depth at center that became problematic after the team lost its top-3. […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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30 Teams, 30 Words: Nov. 4-10 Roundup

Welcome to 30 Teams, 30 Words! This weekly article will briefly cover one news story from every team in the league – no more endless searching around the web for […]

by · November 11, 2013 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
5 Cures to Toronto’s Injuries at Center

5 Cures to Toronto’s Injuries at Center

The Maple Leafs and centers have a weird relationship. The team has been lacking a bona fide center since the Mats Sundin years, and seem to have recently developed a […]

by · November 4, 2013 · 3 comments · Injury Report, Toronto Maple Leafs
What the Leafs won't be doing this summer? Playing hockey. (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

The Week Ahead in Leafland

After three games, I wrote about the Leafs being undefeated. Was I getting a bit ahead of myself? Yes, of course I was. But now 12 games in, they are sitting […]

by · October 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks