Post Tagged with: "Nazem Kadri"

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Three Maple Leafs Who Must Take Bigger Leadership Roles

Early on in Brendan Shanahan’s tenure with the Toronto Maple Leafs, he met with the board and pitched his plan for a scorched earth policy. He wanted full control of […]

by · May 21, 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 […]

Morgan Rielly has earned the trust of head coach Peter Horachek. [photo: Amy Irvin]

Now That Leafs Are Past Rock-Bottom, Excitement Looms

For me, and I realize this is entirely subjective, the Leafs hit rock-bottom sometime around 10:00 PM Eastern Standard Time on January 9th when they lost to the Hurricanes 4-1, […]

by · May 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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The Leafs’ Best Trade Chip

It’s no secret that the Leafs are going in a new direction this summer. They have a new (ish) President, they fired the old coach and GM and their previous […]

by · May 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Nazem Kadri has shocked everyone with his impressive play this season (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

Hindsight Is 20/20: The 2009 NHL Entry Draft Re-Done

Featuring such super-stars as John Tavares and Oliver Ekman-Larsson, as well later picks like Ryan O’Reilly and Tomas Tatar, the 2009 draft stands as one of the better drafts in […]

by · April 22, 2015 · 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)

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
What will it take for Nazem Kadri to stick with the Maple Leafs? (bridgetds, Flickr)

Nazem Kadri: Hard Worker or Reckless Player?

There’s no arguing that the 2014-15 season has been a dismal one for the Toronto Maple Leafs. On Wednesday, it became apparent that the team would be hit with yet […]

Andrew Hammond revitalized the Senators' playoff hopes in 2014-15. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Kadri Head-Shot; Free Burgers for Hammond; Injured Penguins

Want to know what it’s like to be married to a hockey player? Read this: [National Post] Contract decisions need to be made on Devan Dubnyk and Andrew Hammond. [Yahoo […]

by · March 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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The Leafs Suspend Best Player for Game vs Sabres- Is it a Conspiracy?

Brendan Shanahan tells media at today's morning skate Nazem Kadri won't play the next two games. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) March 11, 2015 If you missed it earlier, the Leafs […]

by · March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Hockey News: Kadri Scratched for Sleeping in; Carey Price for the Hart

Maple Leafs defenceman Roman Polak will require season ending surgery. [Toronto Star] Guys sleep in all the time. But obviously it’s going to be a huge deal in Toronto. [Puck […]

by · March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Things I Look Forward to More Than the End of the Season

Look, I don’t know if  yesterday was the last straw in a string of incidents involving Kadri and not showing up on time. I figure it can’t be the first […]

by · March 9, 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