Post Tagged with: "Phil Kessel"

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
The Maple Leafs are happy to have Joffrey Lupul back in the lineup (John E. Sokolowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Toronto Maple Leafs: 5 Post-Olympic Questions

The Maple Leafs entered the Olympic break with an impressive 7-2-1 record. But with 22 games to go, a playoff position is anything but guaranteed. With that in mind, here […]

by · February 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Sochi Olympics: Phil Kessel Rare Bright Spot for Team USA

As Team USA leaves Sochi under a considerable cloud, one American will be boarding a plane with his head held a little higher. He may have faded along with the […]

by · February 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Will Underdog Status Be An Advantage For Team Canada?

If you’re the American hockey team at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, you’re probably feeling pretty good right now. After all, the USA breezed through the preliminary round with relative […]

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Kessel, Kane, and Team USA’s Chances At The Sochi Winter Games

Oh say, can you see… how Team USA might win the men’s hockey gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia?  I’m Canadian, but I’ll tell you: Team USA […]

by · February 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics
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