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Brendan Shanahan second-guessing Mike Babcock? Impromptu practice causes controversy

Is there already a rift between Toronto Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan and coach Mike Babcock? Both men are known for their hands-on approach with everything regarding their team, but it was still a surprise Monday when Shanahan decided to take the ice (still in a full suit) following practice to work with a small group of players. As far as anyone outside of the organization...
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Monstrous offseason will define Brendan Shanahan tenure

When Brendan Shanahan accepted the job as team president of the Toronto Maple Leafs, I’m sure he had every reason to believe he was walking into a great position. He inherited a decent roster that had played solid hockey in two previous seasons.  From the outside looking in, he also appeared to have a good general manager and […] The post Monstrous offseason will define Brendan...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Dubas – Shanahan’s Choice For Leaf’s GM?

John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports “At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since.” – Salvador Dali Ladies and gentlemen, I present you with four facts: Brendan Shanahan did not hire Dave Nonis as General Manager (GM) Dave Nonis did not hire Kyle Dubas as assistant GM Kyle Dubas’ ambition...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Shanahan headed to Leafs, Stephane Quintal to be his successor

     After three years, Brendan Shanahan as announced that he will be leaving his position as the NHL director of player safety in order to become the President of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Shanahan, a Toronto native, was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame last year, with 21 seasons of NHL experience, and 1,524 games in his books.     Shanahan will begin his new role immediately...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brendan Shanahan to become president of Toronto Maple Leafs

Brendan Shanahan has been a key part of the NHL league office since 2009, and became the NHL’s senior vice president of player safety and hockey operations in 2011. But his time with the league office will reportedly end soon, as he will reportedly resign his position and become the president of the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Toronto Star first broke the story and is claiming Shanahan...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Rumor: Brendan Shanahan will be named president of hockey ops

Over the last few days there has been considerable talk about the Toronto Maple Leafs looking to add another level of management to the franchise and Nick Kypros of Hockey Central on Sportsnet was the first to float the name of Brendan Shanahan. At this point it appears that Shanahan has in fact agreed  to join the Maple Leafs front office and will be named president of hockey...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Brendan Shanahan to be named Leaf's president

Brendan Shanahan has been the chief player disciplinarian at the NHL’s Department of Player Safety since June 2011, but his days as a league executive are coming to an end. Citing multiple sources, the Toronto Star’s Damien Cox has reported that Shanahan is headed to Toronto to accept a front-office position with the Maple Leafs. “Shanahan, according to multiple sources,...
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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