Leafs' Jonathan Bernier to have sports hernia surgery

The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced that primary goaltender, Jonathan Bernier will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair a  sports hernia. Bernier has been suffering from the injury for a few weeks. He was able to play through the injury and even said, "I felt pretty good,"  "It was sore but my range, my stretching was fine. I think a lot of players play through...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Not Randy Carlyle’s Fault

from Rosie DiManno of the Toronto Star, As tempting and knee-jerk as it is to blame the bench boss for the calamity that befell the Toronto Maple Leafs in the last month of the season — 2-12-0 — the fault lies with a group of players who could not rally from an ever-deepening hockey stupor, failing the test of character and fortitude, time and time again. Oh, there were...
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3 days 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Randy Carlyle Met With The Media Today

from TSN, Randy Carlyle could only speak for the moment when asked about his future as coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, addressing the media on Tuesday for the first time after his team's season ended short of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. “I'm here today,” he said when asked whether he would be back with the club for the 2014-15 season. “In this business...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Leafs' Bernier will be back, what about Reimer?

One needs an operation. The other could decide, if he hasn’t already, that he needs a new address. The off-season for the Maple Leafs’ goaltenders will take divergent paths, but at least Jonathan Bernier, who will have sports hernia surgery on Wednesday, knows where he will be when the Leafs open training camp in September. James Reimer? Not so much. “I have no idea, to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bernier to have sports hernia surgery

Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier will undergo surgery for a sports hernia and will require two to three weeks of rehab, according to TVA’s Renaud Lavoie. Bernier missed the Leafs’ final four games of the regular season after suffering a lower-body injury against the Boston Bruins April 3. He also missed five games in March after injuring his groin in a game against the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Trading Phaneuf is not the answer

It seems everywhere you look fans are calling for the Toronto Maple Leafs to get rid of captain Dion Phaneuf. The season didn't end well for the blue and white, which has fans all across the country angry and upset. This anger seems to have blinded most fans into thinking the idea of trading Phaneuf actually makes sense. It doesn't. Phaneuf lead the Leafs averaging 23...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Rumor: Is Peter DeBoer the next coach of the Maple Leafs

With the ultimate failure of the Toronto Maple Leafs to bring the end of the season home and missing the playoffs for the eighth time in nine years there is a good chance that current head coach Randy Carlyle will be dismissed within days.Greg Wyshynski at has reported that there is a possibility that Devils head coach Peter DeBoer has a contract that expires...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Leafs Recall Two From Marlies

The Toronto Maple Leafs have recalled forward Peter Holland and defenceman Petter Granberg from the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League (AHL) on Saturday. Granberg, 21, was Toronto’s fourth choice, 116th overall, in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. The native of Gallivare, Sweden has appeared in 70 games for the Marlies in 2013-14, his first season of professional hockey in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Rumor: Is general manager Dave Nonis safe

Following yet another collapse from the Toronto Maple Leafs down the stretch it was inevitable that there would be changes made to the front office and on ice components of the organization. The hiring of Brendan Shanahan as president of hockey operations looks like it could mean other changes in the front office as well.>With seven free agents on the roster alterations to the...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel Takes Blame For Toronto Maple Leafs’ Collapse

The Toronto Maple Leafs failed in their quest to reach the Stanley Cup playoffs in back-to-back seasons for the first time in a decade when they lost 3-0 to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night. After the Leafs’ lackluster performance, Leafs winger and alternate captain Phil Kessel was willing to take the blame for the team’s embarrassing finish. “I haven’t been good...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Rumor: Does Randy Carlyle take the bullit for this team?

With the final few games of the season coming in the next week there will be strong pressure on the Toronto Maple Leafs to fire head coach Randy Carlyle, and the pressure will come primarily from a disappointed fan base. The fan base will not be the only source of pressure however.Wikimedia.orgWith the end of the first hockey season under the watch of MLSE CEO Tim Leiweke, who is...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Toronto Maple Leafs keep their playoffs hopes alive

I guess I jumped the gun a bit in my last article, saying members of the Toronto Maple Leafs better prepare themselves to go golfing. This week the Leafs won two huge games.  ”It’s been a long time, too long,” said head coach, Randy Carlyle after winning 3-2 over the Calgary Flames. The Leaf’s biggest victory this week was defeating Boston  4-3 in overtime. Nazem Kadri...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Drunk Rob Ford Reportedly Cut Off At Maple Leafs Game

via Twitter With the Maple Leafs needing pretty much every point they can get to stay in the playoff hunt with a handful of games remaining this season, Toronto mayor Rob Ford was in attendance at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday night to watch his hometown team take on the Winnipeg Jets. At least, he was reportedly removed by security for being too drunk. Ford, never one for moderation...
Via Next Impulse Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fan jumps onto ice in Toronto

Fans invading sporting events by running through the playing area is a pretty common occurrence. Some baseball games now feature several stoppages as a parade of idiots tries to frolic through the outfield while evading security. Hockey doesn’t suffer from that sort of behavior thanks to the tall boards and glass which serve as a handy barrier between the game and the crowd. Usually...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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