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NHLTags: Ilya BrzygalovJames van RiemsdykLuke Schenntoronto maple leafsTye McGinnThe storyline heading into the Philadelphia Flyers-Toronto Maple Leafs game was that Luke Schenn and James van Riemsdyk would both be playing against their respective clubs for the first time since being traded in June 2012.
Both of them arguably played well, providing some direct visual feedback that it was an even trade between general managers [...](Read more...)
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From HockeyFanLand.comThe transition to life as a Toronto Maple Leaf could not be going any better for former Philadelphia Flyer, James van Riemsdyk. On Monday, JVR met with his former club for the first time since being traded for defenseman Luke Schenn, in the summer.Fast-forward to today, James van Riemsdyk is celebrating a 5-2 victory with his Toronto Maple Leafs teammates...
There is one thing I’ve noticed about the Toronto Maple Leafs this year is that they are not going to be pushed around. Even the host of CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada’s Coach’s Corner, Don Cherry recognized that fact on the weekend when he analyzed the first period of the Montreal game.
The Leafs marched into Montreal and took control of the game right away. ”We...
The Maple Leafs thumped the Flyers 5-2 last night in Toronto and the big highlight on the Internet is of middle-aged, bald, Canadian natural gas executive guy who had a few too many Molson Canadians on a Monday night.
And then the arena DJ dropped some Nirvana “Smells Like Teen Spirit.”
That’s all it took Pascal to unleash his inner 1993 when he would slam imported Old Milwaukee...
We all know sports can get ugly. Sometimes athletes cross the line between sticking up for their team or themselves, and being just plain stupid. Biting an opponent is no joke, and the Toronto Maple Leafs’ Mikhail Grabovski may have gotten away with one.
Grabovski had a disciplinary hearing today with the NHL for an incident involving the Toronto center and Montreal winger Max...
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By Tony Ambrogio (@SNTonyAmbrogio)
Brian Burke must be wondering where was all this toughness when he was GM.
“We require, as a team, proper levels of pugnacity, testosterone and belligerence.”
Brian Burke, November 2008
That was Burke’s famous quote when he took over the Leafs more than four years ago but it has been for the most part missing – until...
The NHL has an interesting policy on wanting to know when things happened - you know, when evidence is present. An ejection from the game for a major match penalty? Nah. You don't need evidence at that moment... maybe the next day when you decide if you should rescind a penalty. Do you need evidence to know if a disallowed goal is a mistake? No. A high stick or a kicked in puck...
Things got a little heated in one of the NHL’s best rivalries Saturday night, and an alleged biting incident has drawn the attention of the NHL.
Maple Leafs forward Mikhail Grabovski is scheduled to have a Sunday hearing with the league after he appeared to bite Montreal’s Max Pacioretty during a heated scrum late in Toronto’s 6-0 win over the Canadiens on Saturday night.
Monday night in Toronto the Flyers will start one of the most crucial set of games in this shortened season. Six road games in 10 days that will take the Flyers from Toronto to Winnipeg to Newark to Montreal to […]
Tonight’s 5-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs was not the start to a six game road trip the Flyers were looking for. The Flyers are coming off of a four-game home stand in which they earned seven of a […]
Following a slow start, the Philadelphia Flyers got a much-needed boost from a successful homestand. Their next challenge is keeping that momentum going on their longest road trip of the season.
In the opener of a six-game trek, the Flyers will try to add to the streaking Toronto Maple Leafs' home woes and continue their dominance in the series Monday night.