Post Tagged with: "Jonathan Bernier"

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The Oilers Want a Better Goalie, But Who?

It’s becoming abundantly clear that any of Ben Scrivens, Viktor Fasth and Richard Bachman aren’t cutting the mustard in Edmonton. Goaltending has long been in an issue in this market. […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Leafs GM Dave Nonis retained half of Daniel Winnik's salary in this week's trade with Pittsburgh (Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports)

Dave Nonis And The Salary Cap Pie

The NHL salary cap is about relative value of players, a concept that some GM’s obviously don’t understand. The idea is simple, the financial pie is limited, and every bit […]

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Re-Thinking Taking Shots, Bernier, And The Lottery

Last night, Jon Bernier allowed a goal on a shot he’d undoubtedly like to have another go at.   I’ve never played goal, but I suspect there are probably one […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 1 comment · NHL Coaching, Toronto Maple Leafs
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Leafs Early Hot Streak, Their Biggest Mistake

The Toronto Maple Leafs found another way to lose Thursday night, this time at the hands of the Arizona Coyotes. Jonathan Bernier allowed three goals in the third period, including […]

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Looking Ahead to Jonathan Bernier’s Next Contract

Contract negotiations have begun in Toronto, but so far those have yet to involve Jonathan Bernier. News broke this past week that the Toronto Maple Leafs and centre Nazem Kadri […]

Maple Leafs youngster Matt Frattin is off to a hot start (Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE)

Matt Frattin Needs to Take Advantage of Second Chance

After an elbow by Anaheim Ducks’ Sami Vatanen left forward David Booth with a broken nose, 27-year-old Matt Frattin finally got a call up to join the big club Thursday […]

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Corey Perry’s Stupid Hat Tricks

Corey Perry of the Anaheim Ducks has three hat tricks already this season. In most venues that would be considered stupid – not bad stupid, stupid good. Who has three […]

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 […]

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Take It By Ten Toronto: Double Dip Edition

We’re just about halfway through the 2014-2015 NHL regular season, and there sure have been some surprises and disappointments. But the Toronto Maple Leafs are proving to be exactly what […]

by · January 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
James Reimer has struggled at times this season but that's not his fault (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Home Not So Sweet Home for Reimer

It was another homecoming for Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer Saturday night as the team was in Winnipeg to take on the Jets. For the fourth time in his […]

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The 5 Best Goaltenders This NHL Season

How To Judge A Goaltender? Ranking NHL goaltenders is a capricious task. Numbers must be looked at through each players’ specific team context, and even then that can sometimes be […]

by · January 3, 2015 · 8 comments · NHL Goaltending, Top 10 Lists
Toronto is very loyal to the hometown team, the Maple Leafs (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Leafs Look Done; Should Trade Kessel

The Leafs are at a point in their history where they have made the Playoffs once in a decade. They are among the league’s worst possession teams and they allow […]

by · January 3, 2015 · 40 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs