Found April 14, 2013 on
The Sin Bin Sports Blog:
Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri has had a break out season this year. Through 41 games he has scored 17 goals, recorded 41 points and has been one of the biggest pieces to the Maple Leafs' success and will have to be come playoffs.He has recieved praise from all around the hockey world, and even gotten a somewhat ceremonial kiss from perhaps his biggest fan, hockey enthusiast, Don Cherry. Well last night, he reminded the hockey world that there is a physical aspect to his game as well.Unfortunately for Lars Eller of the Montreal Canadiens, he was the memo sent out for the world to read.Toronto went onto rout the Canadiens by a final score of 5-1and Kadri ended the game with one point, an assist on the Maple Leafs' fourth goal of the night.
BEST OF MAXIM
The Toronto Maple Leafs scored four goals on their first five shots, chased Montreal goalie Carey Price midway through the first period and beat the Canadiens 5-1 Saturday night.
Tyler Bozak, Leo Komarov, Jay McClement, Dion Phaneuf and Phil Kessel scored for Toronto, which has earned at least one point in 12 of its last 13 games (8-1-4). James Reimer stopped 36 shots for the Leafs...
This could be the season the Toronto Maple Leafs end the longest playoff drought in the NHL. It could also be just the second time in 13 years that the New Jersey Devils fail to advance to the postseason.
Toronto goes for a sweep of the season series while the Devils try to avoid a team record-tying 10th straight defeat Monday night.
The Maple Leafs (23-13-5) appear well on their...
Three Stars of the Week
1. Phil Kessel (Toronto Maple Leafs)
Toronto has been one of the surprises of the National Hockey League this season and now sit in a playoff spot after missing the postseason last year, while playing in one of the toughest divisions in the league. The veteran lethal sniper is a big reason why. Boasting a laser of a wrist shot, Kessel netted five goals...
from Sean Fitz-Gerald of the National Post,
On winger Phil Kessel, who has eight points in his last four games:
“I just think that we’ve asked him to do some things differently. Again, it’s a tribute to the player. It’s not anything that is earth shattering. We just felt that there’s things that we have to do as a group to give ourselves the best chance to have...
That was a fun game to watch. The Toronto Maple Leafs blow out the Montreal Canadiens by a score of 5-1 tonight at the Air Canada Centre. The Leafs scored 5 goals on their first 9 shots, and that’s all they needed to take the win. The Canadiens actually outshot the Maple Leafs 37-28, but [...]