For fathers and sons, professional sports have always been a fun way to bond and grow closer together, and hockey is no different. Plenty of kids from big Eastern metropolises, to rural Canadian farmland, and everywhere in-between develop a love for hockey from their parents.
Tag Archives: Toronto Maple Leafs
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
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
The first round of the NHL Draft has come and gone, bringing about its usual excitement, unpredictability and the inevitable booing of Gary Bettman.
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
We knew this was coming. The Leafs made moving Phil Kessel part of their “scorch the Earth” plan back in February. It appears the hiring of Mike Babcock doesn’t change what Brendan Shanahan and the Leafs intend to do. Read more
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
Now that the Detroit Red Wings are out of the playoffs, one of the biggest questions in the NHL is: where will Mike Babcock go? Read more
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
The Trade deadline saw tons of bodies around the NHL. But as is the case with any Trade Deadline their are winners and losers. Here we look at the extremes in both cases. Read more