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Lupul Finished With the Leafs?

The Toronto Maple Leafs have begun a new era of hockey with the focus around their crop of young talent. At the same time, other eras are ending with Joffrey Lupul starting the season on the injured-reserve (IR) list. Starting the season on IR doesn’t necessarily mean that Lupul won’t play again, but after battling injuries every season, it might mean that those injuries have...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 hours ago

Babcock and Krueger to match wits in World Cup of Hockey

TORONTO (AP) Mike Babcock scoffs at the notion that he simply shows up to coach the Canadians and they keep winning best-on-best games, a streak that has run to 14. ''I think that's what you guys think,'' he bristled at reporters. Whatever anyone things, Babcock has helped Canada win gold at the last two Olympics and he has the team rolling into the best-of-three World Cup of Hockey...
Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs News: Training Camp Notes and Joffrey Lupul

The World Cup of Hockey is into its final round. It will be Team Canada taking on upstart Team Europe, who defeated Sweden in overtime to secure their finals berth. While the eyes of the hockey world will certainly be tuned into this best of three series, there is tons of other hockey going on as well. The Toronto Maple Leafs opened their most recent training camp and some interesting...
Via The Hockey Writers
20 hours ago

Maple Leafs set their lines for game vs. Senators

A blend of veterans with youngsters for the team's first exhibition game.
Via Breakaway Blog
1 day ago

Which Leafs Prospects Will Crack The Roster?

The Toronto Maple Leafs will soon begin their 100th NHL season. In such a historic season, there is a whole lot more intrigue than just what history will bring. The Leafs will have their veterans this season, as any team does, but this season will be all about the young players that will be on the team. This is certainly a welcome change. The Leafs used to be one of the worst teams...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Maple Leafs stocked for blue-line battle

Young defencemen pushing Hunwick and other veterans with NHL camp in full swing in Halifax.
Via Toronto Star
2 days ago

Auston Matthews turning heads entering Maple Leafs camp

TORONTO (AP) Brooks Laich has seen top draft picks blossom in the NHL. With the Washington Capitals, he watched Alex Ovechkin burst onto the scene in 2005. Now with the Toronto Maple Leafs some 11 years later, he has a ringside seat for Auston Matthews' debut. The 19-year-old forward, the No. 1 overall pick this summer, turned heads at the World Cup of Hockey on a Team North American...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs trending in right direction

Hockey is all about speed and skill, and if that trend continues the Leafs are well suited to keep up with the program.
Via Toronto Star
3 days ago

WATCH: Friedman making sense of Leafs-Lupul situation

NHL analyst Elliotte Friedman joins Blundell & Co. to help get to the bottom of the strange Joffrey Lupul failed physical situation at Maple Leafs camp.
Via SportsNetCanada
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Morgan Rielly reacts like every fan watching Team North America

It isn’t up for debate. Team North America is the absolute best part of the World Cup of Hockey. The goal scored by Nathan Mackinnon was sensational, but the reaction from Morgan Rielly may be right up there. Here he is screaming like the young person he is. THIS IS IMPORTANTMorgan Rielly was mic'd up for @TeamNA_WCH's epic OT winner. #WCH2016 pic.twitter.com/ubTteh5Mo2 —...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lamoriello: Impressed with Zaitsev, Matthews’ poise during WCH

Maple Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello was overly impressed with the WCH showings of both Nikita Zaitsev and Auston Matthews, saying “the most exciting thing is to know he’s ours.”
Via SportsNetCanada
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matthews: It was awesome hearing ACC chant name

Auston Matthews talked about playing with his line mates and the feeling of hearing the crowd chanting his name in his future NHL home arena.
Via SportsNetCanada
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin tried to hide an ankle injury to play in the World Cup

Tyler Seguin will miss the World Cup of Hockey due to an ankle injury, but the star forward tried his best to play despite his ailment. Not long after it was revealed that Ryan O’Reilly would replace Seguin in the tournament, Team Canada coach Mike Babcock revealed that Seguin hid and attempted to play through the injury. Babcock’s comments, via ESPN: “He said to us,...
Via Puck Drunk Love
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: William Nylander channels his inner Happy Gilmore

The hockey season is almost upon us and that means golf is going to take a back seat for a few short months. Before the season starts, William Nylander is going to get a few choice swings in by channeling Happy Gilmore. William Nylander channels Happy Gilmore at the #Leafs and Legends Centennial Golf Classic Presented by @Scotiabank in support of @mlsefoundation and #MLSEFoundation...
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Highs, lows of expanded NHL development camp coverage

Attention around the NHL’s summer development camps has certainly grown over the last several years.Not that there’s anything wrong with that — having an eye on camps gives both media and fan bases alike a gander at prospects within the organization and player development as a whole. And for fans who have an extra hard time getting through the offseason, prospect scrimmages...
Via Yardbarker
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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