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The drama surrounding the Toronto Maple Leafs has reached yet another level as they head toward the finish of a disappointing campaign. That doesn't mean the Tampa Bay Lightning consider them to be any less of a threat. Toronto seeks back-to-back road wins for the first time in more than four months as it visits Tampa Bay on Thursday night. The Maple Leafs (26-33-5) will miss the...
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Phil Kessel rips media for treatment of Dion Phaneuf

Toronto Maple Leafs star Phil Kessel blasted the Toronto media for the way it treats captain Dion Phaneuf on Tuesday. Phaneuf, who was rumored to be on the trade block leading into Monday’s deadline, has been criticized for poor play and being a poor captain.   “I think the way the media treats Dion Phaneuf in this city is embarrassing,” Kessel said to reporters....
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Phil Kessel blasts Toronto media for its treatment of Dion Phaneuf (video)

Toronto Maple Leafs star Phil Kessel has finally had it with what he perceives as the shoddy treatment that Dion Phaneuf has been forced to endure this season, especially from the media. The typically media-averse Kessel, who leads the team in both goals (23) and points (50) stood in the locker room and chastised the...Read More The post Phil Kessel blasts Toronto media for its...
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Phil Kessel Rips Media For Criticism of Dion Phaneuf

Toronto Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf was one of the names who was discussed in several rumors but, ultimately, didn’t get moved before yesterday’s NHL trade deadline. Like many other Leafs players, the 29-year old defenseman has received quite a fair share of criticism from the media for the team’s struggles this season, as well Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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The Trade that Doomed the Maple Leafs

I know what you’re thinking. Another article about Phil Kessel and the infamous trade that brought him to Toronto. Well, if that was your guess you would be wrong. No, this article discusses another trade, the one that started the downward trend for the Toronto Maple Leafs, the decision that will haunt management for a […] The post The Trade that Doomed the Maple Leafs appeared...
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4 Teams that should trade for Phil Kessel

The Toronto Maple Leafs couldn’t even wait for the “for sale” sign to hit the front lawn before they started selling off assets. Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli were the first two lucky enough to get out the door, shipped to Nashville for spare parts and used batteries. This leaves us all to wonder: who’s […] The post 4 Teams that should trade for Phil Kessel appeared...
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Should the Panthers trade for Phil Kessel?

There has been quite a few rumours recently about Phil Kessel coming to Sunrise. There is no denying that the Florida Panthers have been struggling to score all season — currently 25th in goals for. The Boston Bruins, who have the final wildcard spot are 22nd, and they are the lowest scoring team in an Eastern […] The post Should the Panthers trade for Phil Kessel? appeared...
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Report: Panthers Interested In Leafs’ Phil Kessel Ahead Of NHL Trade Deadline

The Toronto Maple Leafs appear headed for a rebuild. They traded veterans Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli to the Nashville Predators on Sunday, and we could see more moves from the Original Six club before the March 2 NHL trade deadline. One player whose future in Toronto remains uncertain is first-line right winger Phil Kessel. One team with interest in acquiring Kessel is the...
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Phil Kessel goes off on Toronto reporter after pointed question

Any time that a coach gets fired, it makes for a tough and awkward time in the locker room. Players have to deal with the insinuation that the firing was their fault, and usually the players that are targeted are the best of the bunch. Alexander Ovechkin has dealt with insinuations that he is uncoachable every time the Washington Capitals fire a head coach. It stands to reason,...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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