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BRENDAN SHANAHAN RUMORS

Brendan Shanahan Is Home Again

from Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star, Brendan Shanahan is comfortable with words, but he can’t figure out how to describe how he feels, one day before the season begins. It’s not nervous, precisely. Interested? No, much stronger than that. He hits one. “Alive,” he says in his office at the MasterCard practice facility, which overlooks the ice. “I’m struggling to...
Via Kukla's Korner
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Shanahan brings optimism to Maple Leafs

Forgive Toronto Maple Leafs fans if they are thinking championship after hiring three-time Stanley Cup champion and Hall of Famer Brendan Shanahan as team president. But hope is a necessary panacea for a fan base that hasn't celebrated a Stanley Cup championship since 1967, and watched the Maple Leafs miss the playoffs in a drama-filled 2013-14 season, finishing 12th in the Eastern...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  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...
Via The Sideline
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Brendan Shanahan, The Hands-On President

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...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Brendan Shanahan Returns To Twitter In Hilarious Fashion

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...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 22, 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,...
Via NESN.com
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

A year too late, Shanahan makes the Hall

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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Regner: Hall sends Shanny message

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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Brendan Shanahan is cool enough to pose for a pic with a “Shanahan You Suck!” sign

Give the guy credit, not everyone would be cool with this. You may not agree with the way he doles out suspensions and fines, but you have to admit that Brendan Shanahan, the NHL’s head disciplinarian, does have the ability to laugh at himself.  On the flip side, maybe his smile is saying “once this photoshoot is done with I’m totally going to hand your ass to you and your...
Via The Last Angry Fan
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss
HATERS GONNA HATE

Shanahan has a sense of humor

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. 

Via NY Rangers Blog
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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