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It's day 1 of the post-Phil Kessel era. Yesterday's return seemed reflective of a negotiation that involved only one serious bidder and a Leaf management group that had self imposed a hard deadline by deciding Kessel had to go now. The...

The bomb has dropped. The Maple Leafs have traded Phil Kessel. Even if it might be the right thing for the organization, trading away elite talent like Phil Kessel always brings about mixed feelings -- he scored 181...
Phil Kessel Maple Leafs

A little over a year ago Brendan Shanahan was announced as the new president of the Toronto Maple Leafs. In his introductory press conference, he stated: "There are some good pieces here. Sometimes pieces are...

Elliotte Friedman was on Hockey Central at Noon Monday discussing trade destinations for Phil Kessel. On moving the 4th overall pick: Kyle Dubas was the one who talked about, if they got the right offer, they would...

The Montreal Canadiens were defeated in round two of the Eastern Conference semi-finals by the Tampa Bay Lightning. For a team that was called elite by some, it wasn't much of a contest and the...

If you watched Brendan Shanahan’s end of season press conference and began wondering who the next GM will be, you missed the forest for the trees. It was pretty clear last season, and abundantly clear...

The Leafs' disappointing season finished with one of their stronger performances of 2015, against a playoff-bound Montreal team. The Leafs out-chanced Montreal in the first period, and despite blowing a lead in less than twenty...

This was the type of game we have seen quite often from the Leafs over the last couple of years, but not much during this recent slide. They were out-chanced 5-1 at even strength by...

One of the main questions in Toronto down the stretch has been whether or not Dave Nonis will be General Manager of the team moving forward. It is a reasonable question, but perhaps it is...

The NHL is officially a week away from the NHL trade deadline. Leafs fans in seller mode rejoice. I’ve written before about selling high and selling low, and I thought this would be a good...

The odds of Tyler Bozak moving, Ryan O'Reilly's status ahead of the deadline, the Leafs coaching situation, Roman Polak's value, and more. Bob McKenzie on TSN Drive on TSN 1050: Tyler Bozak: There are teams inquiring. Again,...
Phil Kessel vs LA Kings

I’ve been listening to more hockey talk radio than I usually do in the past week or so – as a Leafs fan, trade rumours are nearly all I have left in terms of a...
Pierre Lebrun

Pierre Lebrun joined the Bryan Hayes Show to discuss, among other things, the Kessel to Florida rumour. How real is the Panthers-Kessel connection? Let’s go through this together. I can tell you, from sources in both...

Dave Nonis speaks to Hockey Central at Noon about rebuilding the Maple Leafs, the Franson & Santorelli trade, and more. How long were you working on the trade? Quite a while. We played in Nashville earlier...
Bob McKenzie

From Bobby Mac's Friday afternoon segment on TSN Drive with Dave Naylor: On moving Tyler Bozak: Especially now, when you trade a player with term on his deal, the team almost inevitably wants you take a...
Phil Kessel and Tyler Seguin Shake Hands

The player least interested in the spotlight took center stage again at the NHL All Star Draft. Who else but The Phil. In a classy move by Jonathan Toews, he drafted Kessel with his first selection...

In their return home, the Leafs had a bad first period, giving up two goals in forty seconds to fall behind again. They then compounded those struggles by surrendering a third in the first minute...

The Maple Leafs return home to host the Hurricanes after a miserable trip down South. "I think everybody knows that is a dangerous lineup and those are dangerous players and at any point they can...

Peter Horachek's Toronto Maple Leafs have Ken Hitchcock's St. Louis Blues preparing for Barry Trotz's Nashville Predators. That's the way he described it in a great interview today with the Toronto media, where he spoke in...

The Maple Leafs are looking to score a goal tonight in San Jose. In arguably their toughest back-to-back turnaround of their schedule (besides the strength of the teams, the Leafs would've gotten in very late due...