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Kadri finds new motivation thanks to backing of coaching staff

Toronto is not an easy place to play hockey as a controversial player. The diehard fans and intense media spotlight mean any mistake or misstep is turned into a huge story, and Nazem Kadri has plenty of firsthand experience in his career with those problems. His issues reached a head last March when the team suspended him for a handful of games after Kadri showed up late to a team...
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New faces bring new comfort level for Nazem Kadri

Leafs forward Nazem Kadri had a rough 2014-15 season with the Maple Leafs. He recorded his worst point totals of his three full seasons with the Leafs, netting 39 points in 73 games, and had his commitment questioned by both the media and team officials at different points during the season.But after Toronto added coach Mike Babcock to the team this summer, Kadri says he feels more...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Nazem Kadri Quits Toronto Maple Leafs (April Fools’ Prank)

The Toronto Maple Leafs were out celebrating April Fools’ Day this morning at the Mastercard Centre with allegations of Nazem Kadri leaving the team. Kadri had allegedly announced to his teammates that he was quitting the Maple Leafs at this morning’s practice. According to the Maple Leafs’ interim head coach Peter Horachek, Kadri made the announcement... The post Nazem Kadri...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Nazem Kadri would “be nuts” to stay with the Maple Leafs

Almost every major NHL analyst has offered their opinion on the Nazem Kadri situation. Most have said that the ordeal is a classic case of a young player needing to mature, but others have ventured to say the pressure/attention is unwarranted and that Kadri would be wise to seek greener pastures. The always vocal Don Cherry falls into the latter camp. Via the National Post, Cherry...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri slips on puck in pregame warmups (GIF)

Toronto Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri slipped on a puck and fell backwards onto the ice in pregame warmups prior to Tuesday night's game against Anaheim.Kadri was skating backwards as a group of pucks was tossed on the ice in his direction. As Kadri tried to control a puck and skate away with it, he stepped on one of the other ones, which led to the fall.Kadri got a good chuckle...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Nazem Kadri calls out fan who tossed jersey on the ice

The latest trend in hockey is to throw your jersey out on the ice to show your displeasure with the team. The ritual, one which has been met with mixed reactions by the hockey community, popped up in Toronto while the Maple Leafs were struggling against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Here’s a video of the jersey toss: Throwing a jersey on the ice just two games into the year seems...
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October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs: Holes to be filled in free agency

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ offseason began on April 13th. As with the 13 other NHL clubs to fail to make the postseason, the Leafs have had a lot of time since then to sit back and contemplate where it all went wrong. The Leafs looked primed to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs for the second year in a row, a feat that has not been accomplished since the 2003-04 season. An entertaining...
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nazem Kadri Catches Smallest Shark Ever While Wearing Iffy Fedora (Photo)

The Toronto Maple Leafs haven’t been able to catch a win in Florida yet this week, but Nazem Kadri did snag something while in the Sunshine State. After falling to the Florida Panthers on Tuesday, the Leafs headed out to the high seas on their off day Wednesday during their team’s annual Fathers’ Trip. The boys didn’t put on a very good show for their dads in the first game...
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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