Category Archives: Toronto Maple Leafs

Lou Done It: Lamoriello Shocks Everyone By Ditching The Devils For The Maple Leafs

Lou Lamoriello is the new GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs and that still feels weird to say. (Photo credit: Mark Blinch/Canadian Press)

Lou Lamoriello is the new GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs and that still feels weird to say. (Photo credit: Mark Blinch/Canadian Press)

As I got in my car on Thursday to make the 15-minute commute to work I was doing so with the knowledge that the man who had been with the New Jersey Devils for 28-years, Lou Lamoriello, was still the team’s acting president. Read more

How Phil Kessel made two teams winners on July 1st

 

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For the Toronto Maple Leafs, turmoil seemed to be the name of the game. They’ve made the playoffs only once in the past decade, the teams they put together always seem to disappoint and the fans are as ruthless as can be. Justifiably so, since it has been almost 50 years since the city of Toronto has seen a Stanley Cup Final. Read more

Assessing the Stanley Cup hopes of the Canadian NHL Teams

Stanley Cup Champs Blackhawks 2015 (Getty)

Stanley Cup Champs Blackhawks 2015 (Getty)

Another season is in the books and another Stanley Cup has been raised. It’s been 22 years since the 1993 Montreal Canadiens lifted Lord Stanley’s Holy Grail. This year Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver had a shot to go deep in the playoffs, but the Stanley Cup drought continues for Canada. Let’s take a look at the Canadian teams that could win it all next year or possibly in near future. Read more

Where do Phaneuf and Kessel stand after Babcock hiring?

(Feb. 6, 2015 – Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America)

The Maple Leafs made headlines when they decided to make Mike Babcock the highest paid head coach in the NHL last week. With the hard-nosed coach poised to play a role in the Leafs rebuild, one must wonder where veterans Dion Phaneuf and Phil Kessel stand with the team. Read more

Back up the money trucks! Babcock to Toronto, Leafs Nation reacts

Babcock decided today (David Guralnick / Detroit News)

Babcock decided today Toronto is home (David Guralnick / Detroit News)

So much for that AP report saying that Mike Babcock was working on a contract with the Buffalo Sabres. Unable to resist the big bucks of the Toronto Maple Leafs despite the current state of disarray, Babcock signs on for 8 years and $50,000,000! Read more

Kadri becomes a healthy scratch signaling new level of accountability in Toronto

Kadri (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch)

Kadri (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch)

After the social media circus last week, the drama continues to unfold in Toronto. The Maple Leafs chose to scratch forward Nazem Kadri prior to the game against the Islanders, after missing a team meeting Sunday morning. Unlike some other players on his team, will this blow up in his face just like everything else in Toronto? Read more

Worst Kept Secret: Phil Kessel and Dion Phaneuf are not in Toronto’s future plans

Dion Phaneuf(l) and Phil Kessel(r) will be out of Toronto after this season (NHL)

Dion Phaneuf(l) and Phil Kessel(r) will be out of Toronto after this season (NHL)

Cathal Kelly of the Globe and Mail wrote a great article with regards to the Toronto Maple Leafs future plans. In it Kelly notes that Brendan Shanahan has won the MLSE Board’s approval to overhaul the team. Read more

Toronto Maple Leafs Set Franchise Record With 11th Loss In A Row

It's been nothing but heartbreak and torture for Toronto Maple Leafs' fans recently. (Photo: Tyler Anderson/National Post)

It’s been nothing but heartbreak and torture for Toronto Maple Leafs’ fans recently. (Photo: Tyler Anderson/National Post)

Just when you thought things couldn’t possibly get any worse for the Toronto Maple Leafs and their fans, the Leafs go and break a club record set back in 1967 by losing their 11th game in a row at the hands of the lowly New Jersey Devils by a score of 4-1 on Friday night. Read more

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