Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Tags Posts tagged with "coach"

Tag: coach

A month into the offseason, one thing can be said for sure about the steps the Toronto Maple Leafs have taken toward rebuilding the team:  credit Brian Burke with having a plan, and sticking...

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired center Scott Gomez, Tom Pyatt, and Mike Busto from the New York Rangers in exchange for Chris Higgins, Doug Janik, Ryan McDonagh and Pavel Valentenko. Also, reports out of Sweden...

Player Profile Position: D Shoots: Left Height: 6'1 Weight: 183 lbs Birthdate: 1990-10-29 Background & Player Description: "In only his first year with Drummondville, Kulikov led all defensemen with 62 points (12-50-62) in 57 games and was named the 2008-09 Defensive...

Newest goaltending consultant to the Leafs, Francois Allaire, father of the modern butterfly with exceptional credentials including working with Patrick Roy, Brian Hayward, as well as the guy who morphed Guy Hebert into an...

While the Leafs made the decision not to renew Marlies coach Greg Gilbert, some of the players are truly on the ball. Some Marlies have traded their skates for runners, augmenting any off season training...

Maple Leaf forward prospect Christopher Didomenico from the Drummondville Voltigueurs of the QMJHL suffered a broken thigh bone in his left leg and is expected to be out at least 4-6 months after crashing...

Part 3: 20 Years of Maple Misery From Gord Stellick to Cliff Fletcher Version 2.0 It’s been over 40 years since the Leafs won the cup and while others make fun of the fans for continuing...

For a full team-by-team breakdown of all playoffs clubs, sure bets and sleeper picks for your playoff pools, visit the McKeen's Playoff Preview where the factors below have been outlined and pointed out in...

On a night where the stars were aligned for the first-pick lottery, where a Leafs loss coupled with Phoenix and Los Angeles wins would give the Leafs a chance at the #1 pick overall,...

Normally, you would figure that game # 82 on a team's docket, in a season where that team has been eliminated from playoff contention, would be rather meaningless.   Normally, you would expect it...

Any hopes of Toronto spoiling Montreal's playoff run were officially put to bed on Saturday night, as the Canadiens, for one night at least, managed to resemble last season's squad. Leaf Nation had hoped their...

JIMMY HAYES (# 10) – RW Player Facts Birthdate: November 21, 1989 Stargazing: Scorpio Hometown: Dorchester, Massachusetts Size: 6-5, 210 lbs (team listing) Shoots: Right Acquired: Drafted by Toronto in 2008 (2nd round,  60th overall) Cap hit: N/A (unsigned) Signed through: N/A (unsigned) ...

JUSTIN POGGE (# 29) – G Player Facts Birthdate: April 22, 1986 Stargazing: Taurus Hometown: Fort McMurray, Alberta Size: 6-3, 204 lbs (team listing) Catches: Left Acquired: Drafted by Toronto in 2004 (3rd round, 90th overall) Cap hit: N/A (plays in AHL);...

Speculation abounds that the Toronto Maple Leafs are continuing their efforts to re-sign Dominic Moore to a reasonable contract extension.   The talks are expected to continue well into this afternoon and evening. Per TSN: Sources tell...

Brian Burke: On the implications of the Leafs' recent turnaround: "I'm proud of the guys, they're working their butts off and that's important for a lot of reasons; a lot of what we're trying to build...

During the post-game news conference following the shootout victory over the Rangers, coach Ron Wilson acknowledged that Jeff Finger and John Mitchell, injured during the game, are "99%" unlikely to play against the Islanders...

With the rebuild process in full effect, the Toronto Maple Leafs are exhausting every single possibility when it comes to bringing quality young players into their system. Dave Nonis, senior VP of hockey operations...

As the Trade Deadline approaches, speculation will continue to grow over which Maple Leaf players may be moving on to new NHL destinations. The following is my own personal estimation of the likelihood of regular...

Most recent Leafs trade talk in the mainstream media centers largely around Pavel Kubina and Tomas Kaberle. Just about enough has been mentioned on those fronts; Brian Burke will not compromise in his return...

"Oh well, screw it.  It's time to go on to the next one." Rinse and repeat Justin, as these words left the Toronto tender's mouth after getting shelled for six goals in a loss to...