Tim Leiweke on Sportsnet 590

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Inside Hockey: Tim Leiweke Full Interview
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MLSE president & CEO Tim Leiweke says that the Raptors are feeding off of the enthusiasm their fans are displaying at the ACC and “Jurassic Park,” a passion that other teams in the league have taken notice of. Tim Leiweke on the fan-fuelled Raptors, Sterling fallout, the Toronto Maple Leafs, Brendan Shanahan and more. Sportsnet 590.

  • Black_Hawk

    watch Ron Wilson become the next head coach of the WSH Caps. I heard he is ready to come back

  • Armchair GM

    Wonder if Nonis handing out seven year contracts made him less attractive to Burke in Calgary…

  • Armchair GM

    I heard Alfredsson is not ready to make a decision on whether to return next year because he has to discuss it with his wife… most people assume he wants to return for another year and wants to discuss it with his wife… 
    A far more likely scenario is that he wants to retire, but his wife doesn’t want him around the house… she wants him to go to work so she doesn’t have a man sitting around all day bothering her…

  • wiski

    Black_Hawk  He had to spend Burkes bonus check first.

  • Black_Hawk

    Keenan won the KHL cup. Only guy to win both the Stanley and the Gagarin cup.

  • wiski

    Black_Hawk  and the Calder

  • Black_Hawk

    wiski Black_Hawk  didnt know that. thxs

  • http://mapleleafshotstove.com/ DeclanK

    MLHS has an iTunes podcast acct now. All the hangouts are going to be on there, along with stuff like this. 

    https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/maple-leafs-hotstove/id841681245

    Subscribe if you prefer to have it in iTunes to listen as a podcast. I know we had a lot of requests for that. 

    Make sure to leave a (poor) rating.

  • mr_hanie

    CanuckUKinToronto Black_HawkGrabbo would love Ron Wilson as coach of Caps.

  • wiski

    https://twitter.com/WhizWitSports https://twitter.com/WhizWitSports/status/461599381062307840
    Here is the scouting report of tonight’s referees for https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Flyers&src=hash v. https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Rangers&src=hash Game 7 (via https://twitter.com/ScoutingTheRefs) http://t.co/CIOhIpiBbv

  • Black_Hawk

    wiski  lol this is what it has come to with refing. I like it though

  • Black_Hawk

    hockey stuff starts around 15 mins in the interview above

  • wiski

    https://twitter.com/BarDown https://twitter.com/BarDown/status/461604266054930432
    Get ready for tonight’s big game with Raptors themed art http://t.co/v3ijQduxXy .. http://t.co/uDF1zIoVdp

  • Black_Hawk

    Like what Tim L has to say bout shanny

  • Belfour20/JB-45

    LOL really a big fan of Wickie, he’s a players CEO for sure.

  • Black_Hawk

    Belfour20/JB-45  he is winning me over

  • Belfour20/JB-45

    Black_Hawk Belfour20/JB-45  I think you will like him more this off-season

  • Black_Hawk

    Belfour20/JB-45 Black_Hawk  hopefully lol

  • wiski

    Good piece this guy is growing on me.

  • Darkside Beleafer

    wiski Agreed. Love his enthusiasm, love his confidence.

  • Jmessih

    Belfour20/JB-45 I’m a massive fan of him!!! Love em!!

  • Jmessih

    https://twitter.com/43_Kadri https://twitter.com/43_Kadri/status/461605870145929216
    Go https://twitter.com/Raptors Go https://twitter.com/search?q=%23thenorth&src=hash

  • Jmessih

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vN1lI2TeM8k

  • Mind Bomb

    Jmessih Belfour20/JB-45
    Show me the money J-mes lol,  I am not falling for another suit.

    We got rid of the only hockey guy we have had in a while, and now we have a Guy that’s Not really played hockey at a Pro Level,  Midget Triple A ? Coached ?

  • Mind Bomb

    Jmessih Belfour20/JB-45
    Then he hires a guy with no expirience at the job, and so far has retained the 2 clusterfucks that got us where we are in Nonis and RC 
    :)))) He has to do more, to earn this vote lol

  • Black_Hawk

    Mind Bomb Jmessih Belfour20/JB-45  agreed we need results for sure

  • wiski

    Jmessih  It;s #wethenorth Naz get with the program.

  • Jmessih

    wiski Jmessih Did doesn’t listen to his coaches, you expect him to listen to Twitter?

  • Mind Bomb

    Black_Hawk Mind BombJmessihBelfour20/JB-45 
     Yep. I dont need him to give a great interview, I need him to fix the problem lol

  • Burtonboy

    https://twitter.com/MikeKellyNHL https://twitter.com/MikeKellyNHL/status/461608954158538752
    Rick Nash has 1 goal in 18 career playoff games with the Rangers. Tonight would be a good time for his 2nd if NY wants to move on.

  • wiski

    Burtonboy  Imagine that here LOL

  • Mind Bomb

    Burtonboy Ouch BB , thats  not earning your money,

  • Mind Bomb

    wiski Burtonboy A PLayoff game ? :)

  • Jmessih

    Mind Bomb wiski Burtonboy LOOL!!!!!

  • Mind Bomb

    wiski Hahhaha

  • Jmessih

    Point is Tim L has a fantastic track record and has made positive changes with the Raps and TFC, I think he is doing a great job and in time will do a good job with the Leafs, we all knew it would be his hardest challenge.

  • Cameron19

    Jmessih  It’s very hard to change a hockey team in short-order under this cap.

  • Jmessih

    Cameron19 Jmessih Exactly, so in time we will see changes. I believe he can do it, but will need to be patience with this one. Were in a cap system, with a team tied up to the cap, without a bunch of all stars, can’t change that over night.

  • lukethenuke

    After this i can see a core shakeup happening to a degree.
    “I know the direction they want and plan to go.  They are not going to be afraid of making the tough decisions”

  • lukethenuke

    aka no tweaks here and there and status quo like Nonis has been

  • wendelsfist

    Did someone already post this.
    https://twitter.com/DStrehleTFP/status/461270221454835712: A big splash by the Panthers could be coming. They say they have money to spend on players and a coach this offseason.https://twitter.com/Michael_Traikos/status/461231742851248128responds that if could be a landing spot for Maple LeafsJoffrey Lupul.

  • Belfour20/JB-45

    Jmessih Cameron19  Basketball has a cap too dont forget.

  • Jmessih

    Belfour20/JB-45 Jmessih Cameron19 But the Raps were/are not close to it. Harder to make moves when stuck to the cap, which makes the Leafs task much harder.

  • Belfour20/JB-45

    Jmessih Belfour20/JB-45 Cameron19  Nonis just handing out 7 years like its candy

  • Belfour20/JB-45

    wendelsfist  Fuck Grossman and his ankle, you tell them both I said that shit!

  • wiski

    Cameron19 Jmessih  Avs went from first overall pick to div champs in one year. 😉

  • Jmessih

    Belfour20/JB-45 Jmessih Cameron19 Putting the team in a rough position if the upper managements guys want to move a lot/rebuild/re-create the team.

  • Cameron19

    wiski Cameron19 Jmessih  They didn’t change their team though. They just drafted one guy and got a new coach.

  • Jmessih

    wiski Cameron19 Jmessih Hard, not impossible*

  • Jmessih

    Cameron19 wiski Jmessih Did change the teams results.