Post Tagged with: "James van Riemsdyk"

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

A Detailed Analysis of Splitting Up Kessel and Van Riemsdyk

A large part of hockey writing is about second guessing the decisions of management and coaches. Now, obviously a lot of this is done with the benefit of hindsight and […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
Tyler Bozak, Phil Kessel and James van Riemsdyk have been relied upon too heavily this season (John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Success Depends on First Line

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Success Depends on First Line If last night’s 5-2 comeback victory over the New York Islanders proved anything, it’s the Toronto Maple Leafs’ overall dependence on the […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Phil Kessel is one of many Leafs players on Twitter (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Leafs Will be Good This Year and Other Thoughts on Opening Night

Finally, the 2014-15 hockey season is here! After an injury riddled training camp and the surprise addition of Brandon Kozun to the lineup, the Leafs embark on another season and […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
James van Riemsdyk made his friend miss his flight to watch the gold medal game (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Nylander, Kessel, JVR, Kadri: It’s Time to Get Excited

The Leafs may have won both of their preseason games so far, but I don’t really care about that. The team’s record in pre-season is irrelevant. It seems that in […]

by · September 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Phil Kessel is one of many Leafs players on Twitter (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Accentuating the Positives: The Maple Leafs in September

  Even as September brings the summer to a close, we still seem to be moving towards the start of the new season at a snail’s pace. While most people […]

by · September 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Is Keith Yandle available?(Icon SMI)

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 · Comments are Disabled · 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 […]

by · December 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs, World Junior Hockey Championship