Post Tagged with: "Phil Kessel"

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Kadri: One of Best Players in the NHL?

  Drafted seventh overall in the 2009 entry draft, expectations have always been big for Kadri, but they’ve been fairly realistic – except for the ones he places on himself. […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Is Phil Kessel's new play-making style deserving of mid-season awards? (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

The Leafs Could Contend This Year With One Risky Move

  The Leafs have made some great moves this summer in my opinion. I like all the depth forwards they signed and I really liked the Gardiner contract and the […]

by · August 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
What the Leafs won't be doing this summer? Playing hockey. (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Hockey News: 9 Million for Subban; Playoff-Bound Maple Leafs

One for the advanced stats crowd: [Fire and Ice] Another for those who feel Nick Spaling is overpaid. [Pensblog] Speaking of overpaid, P.K got his new contract. [Global News] No, […]

by · August 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Phil Kessel is one of many Leafs players on Twitter (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

The 5 Best Post-Gilmour Trades In Leaf History- Part 2

As noted in part one yesterday, the Leafs’ best trades were #5. Acquiring Owen Nolan and #4 Acquiring Dion Phaneuf. Today, we will be reviewing the top three trades of […]

by · July 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Neither Brian Burke nor Dave Nonis have been able to find a generally accepted first line centre during their time with the Maple Leafs (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Is Dave Nonis Overly Criticized or Has He Done a Good Job? Part 2

This is part two of my analysis of Dave Nonis’ tenure as the Maple Leafs General Manager. Read part one here, in which we discussed his first six months on […]

by · July 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
Clarkson & Friends: Leafs Summer Plans

Clarkson & Friends: Leafs Summer Plans

By Alex Kozovski   As teams gear up for the playoffs, the Maple Leafs have packed up theirs after missing the postseason for the eighth time in nine seasons. On […]

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The Evolution of Taylor Hall

In 2010, Taylor Hall’s draft year, there was a seemingly endless debate over who should be the number one pick. Would it be Taylor Hall, or Tyler Seguin? Both had […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Which team will get the edge in the Phil Kessel/Tyler Seguin battle this season? (Icon SMI)

Maple Leafs MVP: Kessel or Bernier?

No, the NHL regular season isn’t quite done yet, as the Maple Leafs are currently right in the thick of the Eastern Conference playoff race with less than a month […]

by · March 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Is Randy Carlyle on the Hot Seat ?

Randy Carlyle Makes Triumphant Return in Anaheim

The Anaheim Ducks have been an NHL franchise for 20 years, and a large part of their success is a product of Randy Carlyle’s tenure behind the bench. In seven […]

by · March 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks
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
Jonathan Bernier and James Reimer are each one half of the single biggest reason why the Maple Leafs sit third in the Atlantic Division (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

March Madness: 3 Keys for the Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs begin the month of March tonight against their heated rivals the Montreal Canadiens. They are currently separated in the standings by just two points, so the […]

by · March 1, 2014 · 1 comment · 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