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Puck 'dropped' for Maple Leafs game from space

Ceremonial puck drops have become pretty routine. Player X walks out, drops the puck and that's that.  The Toronto Maple Leafs decided to add some creativity to their opening puck drop, dropping the puck from the International Space Station.  Some friends in high places (literally) and a bit of TV magic combined to make this one of the most fun and most innovative puck drops...

Colton Orr And Deryk Engeland Awesome Hockey Brawl

Colton Orr and Deryk Engeland really like to fight each other. They had a few good brawls back in 2010 and tonight they continued it with a near minute and a half long boxing match.  This was one hell of a fight. It looks like Engeland got the worst of it. Via Puck Daddy var conf_57487 = { APIKey: '2_N1YlfjHIEAtyRAK3CAYRE5a1aBuANuMOCLc_7hsOQ13HnwCrW_u-6OuDhjC7vR06 ...

Toronto forward Lupul fractures arm

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul fractured his forearm in Wednesday night's 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins and is out indefinitely. The 29-year-old Lupul was in front of the net during a power play midway through the second period when a slapshot from teammate Dion Phaneuf smashed into his arm. Lupul left the game immediately and did not return. Coach Randy Carlyle...

Leafs' Lupul out at least 6 weeks with broken arm

Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul will miss at least six weeks because of a broken forearm. Lupul was injured Wednesday night in the second period of Toronto's 5-2 win at Pittsburgh. Lupul was in front of the net during a power play when he was hit in the arm by a slap shot taken by teammate Dion Phaneuf. Lupul left the game immediately and didn't return. The Maple Leafs...

Leafs' Lupul out at least 6 weeks

Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul will miss at least six weeks because of a broken forearm. Lupul was injured Wednesday night in the second period of Toronto's 5-2 win at Pittsburgh. Lupul was in front of the net during a power play when he was hit in the arm by a slap shot taken by teammate Dion Phaneuf. Lupul left the game immediately and didn't return. The Maple Leafs...

Canadian astronaut drops puck before Maple Leafs’ home opener…from space! (video)

Chris Hadfield is an astronaut and a Canadian hero. He is currently stationed at the International Space Station, and on Monday night, he took part in the ceremonial puck drop before the Toronto Maple Leafs held their home opener at Air Canada Centre against the Buffalo Sabres. Hadfield is an Ontario native and a Maple Leafs fan, so I’m sure it was quite a thrill to take part in...

Report: Leafs without Lupul

Six to eight weeks, perhaps? That seems to be the standard period of absence for an NHL player with a broken/fractured forearm. So there's a good chance that's how long the Toronto Maple Leafs will have to manage without top-line forward Joffrey Lupul.  As reported by the Toronto Sun, preliminary X-rays revealed a fracture after Lupul took a shot (from teammate Dion Phaneuf...

Mike Augello: Frattin Recalled To Replace Lupul

As expected, the Maple Leafs have made a roster move to compensate for the injury to winger Joffrey Lupul, who suffered broken forearm in Toronto's 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins. As per the Globe and Mail's James Mirtle, the club has recalled winger Matt Frattin this morning. The Toronto Marlies are in Cleveland to play the Lake Erie Monsters this evening...

Colton Orr Closes Deryk Engelland’s Eye Via Long Brawl Last Night In Pittsburgh

The Maple Leafs’ Colton Orr and Pittsbugh’s Deryk Engelland renewed their pugilistic rivalry last night with one of the better fights in the history of this relationship. You might remember back in 2010 when Engelland knocked out Orr with a single punch to Orr’s face that left the fighter with concussion issues. Last night it was Orr’s turn to work on Engelland’s face...

Maple Leafs hand Penguins first loss

James van Riemsdyk scored twice, James Reimer stopped 28 shots and the Toronto Maple Leafs raced past the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Wednesday night. Clarke MacArthur, Mikhail Grabovski and Tyler Bozak also scored for the Maple Leafs. Nikolai Kulemin added three assists as Toronto spoiled Pittsburgh's home opener by giving the Penguins a reality check. Sidney Crosby and reigning...

Colton Orr And Deryk Engelland Beat The Crap Out Of Each Other (Again) Last Night

Colton Orr and Derek Engelland have a rivalry that dates all the way back to 2000, when they first dropped the gloves as youngsters in the Western Hockey League (WHL), and then later in the AHL and NHL. As you can see from the video above, that rivalry still burns pretty good to this day. Engelland has a history of getting the better of Orr (see here and here) but this latest bout...

Watching Sportsnet

from a Sportsnet press release, TORONTO (January 22, 2013) The fans have spoken! Sportsnet, Canada’s prime destination for all things hockey, kicked off the start of its NHL broadcast schedule with authority, recording its largest audience ever for an NHL regional game with an average of 1.1 million (2+) viewers tuning in to the Toronto Maple Leafs home opener vs. the Buffalo...

Islanders' four-goal third period downs Maple Leafs

TORONTO -- New York Islanders coach Jack Capuano gave the Toronto Maple Leafs credit for their fast start in racing to a 3-1 lead after the first period on Thursday night. "I just thought they executed much better. I thought they got in on the forecheck much harder and I think they executed their breakouts much better than we did in the first and they activated real well,...

Islanders 7, Maple Leafs 4

TORONTO -- Michael Grabner and Matt Moulson scored two goals each as the New York Islanders came back to defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 7-4 Thursday before a crowd of 19,125 at Air Canada Centre. Keith Aucoin, Mark Streit and Brad Boyes also scored for the Islanders, who tallied four goals in the third period. Carl Gunnarsson, Mikhail Grabovski, Nazem Kadri and Matt Frattin scored...

Watching TSN

TORONTO (January 24, 2013) – Overnight data from BBM Canada confirms that last night’s NHL ON TSN match-up featuring Toronto @ Pittsburgh was watched by an average audience of 1.4 million viewers – the network’s most-watched regular season NHL game since 2009. Overall, nearly 4.8 million Canadians watched some part of the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh...
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