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Top 10 Mats Sundin Moments

February 13, 1971, Happy Birthday Mats Sundin! In honour of his birthday, we have pulled this gem from The Hockey Writers Archives, written by former THW contributor Clayton Theriault and originally published on Jan. 4, 2013. The 2012 Hockey Hall of Fame Induction class was one of the best yet. We saw Joe Sakic, Pavel Bure, Adam Oates and Mats Sundin inducted into the hall. In the...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 days ago

Leafs Nation: Bring Back Bowen; Sundin Underrated

There is a Twitter movement happening that is attempting to re-install Joe Bowen on televised broadcasts of the Toronto Maple Leafs. I am still waiting for a populist movement I can get behind.  I am sorry if this isn’t what you want to hear, but I see no need to make the broadcasts more shrill and annoying. If I never have to hear ‘Holy Makanov’ again in my life, I’ll...
Via FOX Sports
23 days ago

Dave Keon ranked greatest Toronto Maple Leaf

TORONTO (AP) For decades, Dave Keon wanted no part of the Toronto Maple Leafs. On Friday, he was honored as the greatest player in the team's 100-year history. Syl Apps was second on the list , followed by Ted Kennedy, Darryl Sittler, Mats Sundin, Tim Horton, Johnny Bower, Borje Salming amd Frank Maholvlich and Turk Broda. Keon won four Stanley Cups with Toronto and remains the...
Via Associated Press
October 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Then and Now: The Maple Leafs All-Time Centres

From time to time The Hockey Writers’ editors look back on old articles that generated some buzz. As we head towards a new NHL season and the introduction of the newest Toronto Maple Leaf Auston Matthews, we re-publish this great piece by Andrew Forbes recounting the best centres in Leafs history. – originally published on Aug. 31, 2015 ************** With Legends Row continuing...
Via The Hockey Writers
August 21, 2016

As Auston Matthews heads to the Leafs, Toronto and Buffalo could be bitter rivals again

TORONTO – Legends Row, a collection of Toronto Maple Leafs greats cast in bronze for all time, sits outside Air Canada Centre. ¶ It starts on one end with modern giant Mats Sundin and moves to ’70s heroes Borje Salming and a hopping-the-boards Darryl Sittler, the owner of the NHL’s only 10-point game. ¶ Then it’s on to oldtimers like Ted Kennedy, Syl Apps and George Armstrong...
Via Sabres Edge
June 22, 2016

Jack Eichel returns home as Sabres visit Bruins for first time

Jack Eichel had a shorter-than-usual commute to the rink Saturday morning. “I didn’t have to fly in this morning,” the Buffalo Sabres forward said. “I just drove. Half-hour. It’s nice.” The Sabres’ super-sized holiday break — they enjoyed six days off between games, while some teams had as few as three — allowed Eichel to spend close to a week back in his hometown...
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December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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