from Joe Yerdon at NHL.com,
When the Toronto Maple Leafs selected forward William Nylander with the eighth pick of the 2014 NHL Draft, they felt they were getting a great player. What has surprised the organization is how well Nylander handled being thrust into the spotlight during the team's prospect camp in Toronto.
Nylander joined 28 other prospects at MasterCard...
Brendan Shanahan, President of the Toronto Maple Leafs, talked with the media today from the Leafs' prospect camp.
Some of the topics discussed were the prospects and the Leafs' UFA signings.
from the Globe and Mail,
On Friday afternoon, he spent two hours meeting with the Leafs’ first-round pick, William Nylander, and his father, Michael, reminiscing with a former teammate but also doing some last-minute due diligence.
Then, when Saturday’s trade began coming together with the St. Louis Blues for defenceman Roman Polak, Shanahan was in the video room and...
Brendan Shanahan and Brian Burke.
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He may lurk in the shadows, but Brendan Shanahan sees your dumb tweets…and he’s not afraid to make you pay.
Before Thursday night, Shanahan hadn’t tweeted or retweeted anything since April 7th – four days before he left his position as the NHL’s director of player safety to become president of the Toronto Maple Leafs. But, after an idiotic troll called him out during Game...
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...
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,...
Brendan Shanahan was capable of producing a Gordie Howe Hat Trick on any night.
He was a scorer, a playmaker and a fighter.
And now he's in the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Shanahan, who played nine of his 21 NHL seasons with the Detroit Red Wings, had to wait one more year than many expected, but he's in.
The announcement was made Tuesday afternoon with Shanahan, 44, joining...
Brendan Shanahan is a Hall of Fame player. What he was able to accomplish on the ice ranks with the all-time greats of the game.
But hockey is rooted in strong traditions and has a code of conduct that one is expected to uphold. Hockey players might be brutish on the ice, but the off-the-ice code calls for them to be gentlemen first and foremost.
Combining talent, personality and...
HATERS GONNA HATE
Brendan Shanahan's gig as NHL disciplinarian has made him an unpopular man. But, as witnessed by a fan's photo, he seems to be taking it in stride.