JAKE GARDINER RUMORS

Badgers hockey trio to represent Team USA at World Championships ☆

Wisconsin’s rich tradition at the international hockey level continues this year, as a trio of Badgers were announced as part of the first 15 members of Team USA for the 2014 IIHF World Championships. Jake McCabe, Jake Gardiner and Craig Smith all will don the USA shirt in Minsk, Belarus from May 9-25. All three also happen to be NHLers as of today, with McCabe signing with the...
Via Madtown Badgers
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five Leafs Featured on WC Rosters by   Curtis Morrison

While their season certainly ended on a rough note, it’s not all bad news for a few Maple Leafs players, who today were named to their respective nation’s World Championships rosters. Morgan Rielly, Jake Gardiner, and Tyler Bozak were just three of the five Leafs receiving spots on their national teams, while a few special names like Phil Kessel and [...]
Via The Hockey House
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Rumor: Talking With Toronto About Gardiner

The Edmonton Oilers, who need help on their blueline, especially somebody who has an offensive upside, are talking to the Toronto Maple Leafs about the possibility of acquiring Jake Gardiner. The Leafs might be willing to move the talented young defenseman, given that he has never had much support from head coach Randy Carlyle. Carlyle was the coach of the Ducks, when Gardiner was...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs: Jake Gardiner drawing interest from Islanders, Flames and Hurricanes

During TSN‘s nationally broadcast Sunday night game between the Ottawa Senators and Detroit Red Wings, Insider Darren Dreger revealed that NHL teams are calling the Toronto Maple Leafs with interest in acquiring puck-moving defenceman Jake Gardiner. According to Dreger –…Read more →The post Toronto Maple Leafs: Jake Gardiner drawing interest from Islanders, Flames and Hurricanes...
Via The Hockey Daily
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs' Gardiner still searching for 'playoff' form

Jake Gardiner would love to ascend to the level that he found during the Maple Leafs’ brief playoff appearance last spring. But the 23-year-old defenceman is finding it to be a challenge. “Definitely not there right now but I don’t think anyone is at that level” Gardiner said. “Playing my off-side is something to get used to and playing with a new partner (Paul Ranger...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Jake Gardiner’s Unfortunate Tweet

Jake Gardiner who is a defenceman for the Toronto Maple Leafs probably wishes he didn’t have access to social media following an unfortunate Tweet this morning.   We aren’t sure if his  Twitter account was hacked, or he just really wanted the world to know that he joined an ‘adult’ site. Either way, it isn’t a great look. The Tweet was, of course, deleted quickly after...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Jake Gardiner Free’d; Will Play Tonight for the Toronto Maple Leafs

By Tony Ambrogio (@SNTonyAmbrogio) Getty Images As Mike Komisarek walked into the room, he saw the large media scrum surrounding defenseman Jake Gardiner and said, “Jake Gardiner is free!” A week after his agent sent out a #FreeJakeGardiner tweet, the Toronto Maple Leafs called up the defenseman who will play tonight against Tampa Bay. “He did an excellent job,” Leafs Coach...
Via The Hockey Guys
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Leafs send Gardiner down to AHL team

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Gardiner has been assigned to the AHL Toronto Marlies, according to TSN's Darren Dreger. Gardiner suffered concussion-like symptoms while playing for the Marlies on Dec. 8. He was cleared to return prior to Toronto's 5-2 win over Pittsburgh on Wednesday, and he played 17:29 in that game. Gardiner, 22, played more than 21 minutes in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Interested in Top Prospect Schultz

Jake Gardiner might not be the Toronto Maple Leafs’ only top prospect on defence next season. That is, of course, the Maple Leafs manage to get their hands on Justin Schultz. According to Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun, the Maple Leafs will take a “serious run” at Schultz if he doesn’t re-sign with the Anaheim Ducks prior to July 1. From Simmons: Should Jake Gardiner...
Via Speculative Sports
March 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Leafs' Gardiner earning high praise

At 21, Jake Gardiner is already averaging more than 20 minutes a night on the Maple Leafs' blue line. Knowing his pedigree, Gardiner's precocious poise should come as no surprise. Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke was the general manager in Anaheim when the Ducks drafted Jake Gardiner in 2008. So Burke knew the young defenseman would be a quality asset for the Maple Leafs...
Via Fox Sports
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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