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Phil Kessel vs LA Kings

The Leafs shouldn’t retain a dollar of Phil Kessel’s contract

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...

GDT: Game #34, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Chicago Blackhawks (7 p.m., CityTV)

The Maple Leafs take on the Blackhawks in a quick turnaround following an embarrassing defensive effort last night against Philadelphia. It's the second weekend in a row where the Leafs play Saturday-Sunday, with the second...

Leafs Notebook – November 3

A 3-0 week quieted the “blow it up” talk in Toronto, but it will inevitably rear its ugly head again. Rebuilding the team entirely would be the wrong call though. Shedding some big contracts, however, may not be. If...
Peter Horachek

10 Midsummer Thoughts on the Maple Leafs

Rosters are not set in stone yet, but the dust is starting to clear on the summer moves and we are starting to get a picture of what next season’s NHL landscape will look...

William Nylander Drafted 8th Overall by the Maple Leafs

"Nylander might be the most skilled player in the draft." The Toronto Maple Leafs have selected Modo forward William  Nylander with their eighth overall selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. The Maple Leafs have leaned...
The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Olympic Men’s Hockey Rosters

GROUP A Team USA Olympic Roster Goalies: Jimmy Howard, Ryan Miller, Jonathan Quick Defensemen: John Carlson, Justin Faulk, Cam Fowler, Paul Martin, Ryan McDonagh, Brooks Orpik, Kevin Shattenkirk, Ryan Suter Forwards: David Backes, Dustin Brown, Ryan Callahan, Patrick...

Leafs Notebook – December 16

Although the Leafs went 1-2 last week, it really was one of their better weeks of hockey this season. They handily outplayed LA but just weren’t able to bury, and they laid a beating...

Blackhawks with Plenty of History

While many didn't predict the Blackhawks and Flyers to be in the Stanley Cup Finals, there are plenty of historical facts that may prove the hockey Gods have decided this would be the match-up...

NHL Draft Lottery – A Quick Primer

As you are no doubt well aware, the NHL draft lottery will be held tonight in New York to determine the order of the 14 non-playoff teams heading into the June 25-26 draft in...

Fun With Numbers: Ranking Kessel’s Production

About a month ago, we took a look at Phil Kessel's production, including the on-pace numbers for this season and (theoretically) projected 82-game statistics. With 10 games left to go in the season, perhaps it's time...

Canada vs. USA

Canadians vs. Americans. Patrick Kane vs. Jonathan Toews. Ryan Miller vs. Martin Brodeur. The battle of North America. A game that will have the highest total viewers than any other game for probably years...

Get On Your Boots!

Niklas Hagman, with 15 goals, sits 18 in goals scored this season, fellow european Alexei Ponikarovsky is a little further down, ranked 29th in NHL goal scoring with 12 on the year so far. Phil...

Leafs/Blackhawks Preview

This will be the first and only time these two teams will meet this season. Their last tilt took place on November 22, 2008 in Toronto where Chicago won the game 5-4 in overtime....

Day 1 Training Camp Notes

The Maple Leafs began on-ice workouts today at their new practice facility, the Mastercard Centre for Hockey Excellence. I’ve been given credentials and was on site for the first day and will be attending all...

Hitting the Links

Let's fight off the Monday blahs with a quick look at what's happening around the NHL. A quick update on various issues that may impact the Maple Leafs, such as the Phil Kessel contract...

2009 Playoffs: A Sign of Changing Times

Phew. Finally a chance to catch our breath after what was perhaps the best 2nd round of playoff hockey ever played. We were treated to three 7 game series, 9 overtime periods, and an...

Western Conference Playoff Preview

Western Conference: San Jose Sharks (1) vs Anaheim Ducks (8) Preseason odds: Sharks 10/1 Ducks 12/1 Last 10: Sharks 5-4-1, Ducks 7-2-1 Season Series: Sharks win 4-2-0 Overview: Perennial cup hopefuls San Jose enter the playoffs with their franchise...

NHL Playoffs: First Round Predictions

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...

Dog and Poni Show

Editted ** What? You were expecting Sidney Crosby or Alex Ovechkin to top the leading scorers in March? Well then. You'd be wrong ... sort of. AO actually was tied at...

A Look Ahead To The Entry Draft

As the 2008-09 season moves into the stretch drive, it is perhaps time for fans of teams most likely not making the playoffs to take a closer peek at the top prospects entering the...
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