Found November 25, 2013 on Talk Hockey:
Late in the third period of the Toronto Maple Leafs' 6-0 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets, the lone highlight for Leafs Nation came off a huge open ice hit by Dion Phaneuf on Artem Anisimov. Phaneuf was penalized for the hit, which appeared to be clean on the replay. I can't wait to hear this one mic'd up when HBO 24/7 which premieres this December! 

Forbes ranks Maple Leafs the NHL's most valuable franchise

Once again, topping the list of most valuable franchise in the National Hockey League is the Toronto Maple Leafs, according to yesterday’s valuation by Forbes magazine. The Leafs have topped the list for several years straight now. The Blue &…Read more →The post Forbes ranks the Toronto Maple Leafs the NHL’s most valuable franchise appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

NHL, Rogers announce $5.2B Canadien TV deal

The National Hockey League announced a 12-year, $5.232 billion (Canadian) agreement with Rogers Communications for broadcast and multimedia rights. The agreement is the largest media rights deal in NHL history, and begins with the 2014-15 season and runs through the 2025-26 season. “Our fans always want to explore deeper and more emotional connections to NHL hockey, and that is...

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Columbus Blue Jackets pull together for an amazing win

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Maple Leafs Joffrey Lupul suffers Injury

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Blue Jackets-Maple Leafs Preview

James Reimer has been outstanding in net for the Toronto Maple Leafs all season regardless of venue. However, his play at home lately has been only a few steps from perfection. Coming off one of the best performances of his career, Reimer seems likely to be back in net Monday night when the Maple Leafs host the Columbus Blue Jackets. Although Toronto ranks 29th in the league in...

Blue Jackets place forward Brandon Dubinsky on injured reserve

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Leafs test Fraser-Franson pairing

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Maple Leafs Valued at $1.15 Billion, Bruins at $600 Million on Forbes’ 2013 Valuation List

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Former players file lawsuit against NHL.

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Predators-Blue Jackets Preview

One of the lesser-known casualties of NHL realignment was the end of what developed into a major divisional rivalry between the Nashville Predators and the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Predators nearly always enjoyed the upper hand until Sergei Bobrovsky joined the Blue Jackets. Bobrovsky became the first Columbus goalie to defeat Nashville four times in a season in 2012-13 and will...

Forbes Most Valuable NHL Teams 2014

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St. Louis Classic returns to Steinberg on Dec. 14th

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