Even though the Toronto Maple Leafs have already reached the half-way point of the season in games played, the National Hockey League All-Star break is the official break point for the fans. It’s a time to look back and reflect on what has transpired, and for Leaf fans that’s tough. The Maple Leafs, to put […]
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TORONTO, Ont — On Tuesday January 27th, Canada’s Best Racing Team (CBRT) announced that they have formed a new partnership with the Green Sports Alliance. The partnership means a lot to CBRT as one of their core foundation desires is to make auto racing in Canada more eco-friendly.
Joey McColm and I originally connected to discuss our shared passion for the environment, and...
TORONTO, On (Jan. 27, 2015) – An exciting new partnership between Canada’s Best Racing Team (CBRT) and Green Sports Alliance was just announced. This news hits close to home for the team, which based its core foundation around the desire to make auto racing in Canada more eco-friendly.
“Joey McColm and I originally connected to discuss our shared passion for the environment...
Given the depth of the Toronto Maple Leafs' struggles, it's somewhat surprising they still have an outside shot at a wild-card spot.
The New Jersey Devils are five points behind the Leafs, but they look like the team that's more eager to make a playoff push.
The Leafs return from the All-Star break looking to snap a six-game losing streak when they visit a Devils club that's earned...
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What if? That’s a question asked by all sports fan at some point, whether it be about a team losing a star player right before the playoffs or ideal lineup construction, just to name a few. This question, sadly, is one that haunts Maple Leafs fans on a regular basis. “What if Kerry Fraser called […]
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You would never take Jonathan Toews and his serious demeanor as a clever jokester.
Last night the captain became just this.
After selecting Toronto Maples Leafs part time winger/full time immortal deity Phil “The Thrill” Kessel with his first pick in the 2015 NHL All Star Draft, Jonathan Toews took a subtle but witty shot at his holiness’ home franchise.
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In the weeks leading up to the All-Star Game, there has been serious turmoil among the Toronto Maple Leafs. Phil Kessel was even asked if he was “uncoachable” by members of the media. Well, Jonathan Toews had an answer for the media after he took Phil Kessel with his first overall pick. Toews then helped […]
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The NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft was held in Columbus on Friday night, and it appeared that Phil Kessel really enjoyed his view from his place on the stage. I can’t really say I blame him, but you gotta be a liiiiiittle more subtle than that. Plus, you need to work on a way cooler “play
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Erik Karlsson scored two goals to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 4-3 win over the struggling Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night.
Mike Hoffman and Mika Zibanejad also scored for the Senators (19-18-9), and Craig Anderson stopped 37 shots.
David Clarkson, Nazem Kadri and James van Riemsdyk had goals for the Maple Leafs (22-23-3), who head into the NHL All-Star break on a six...
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James van Riemsdyk #21 of the Toronto Maple Leafs battles with Justin Faulk #27 of the Carolina Hurricanes during NHL game action at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Mandatory Credit: Graig Abel/Getty Images)
Unlike most Canadian cities, in Toronto, the Leafs always seem to fall in the winter.
With yet another season of mediocrity and an embarrassing losing streak...
Per Thomas Drance at The Score, Darren Dreger (via Insider Trading last night) mentioned that the New York Rangers are interested in center Mike Santorelli from the Toronto Maple Leafs. Dreger mentioned that the Rangers tried to get Santorelli this past summer, but due to limited cap space, could not seal the deal. Santorelli has
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With 35 games remaining in the 2014-2015 season, the Toronto Maple Leafs are seven points behind the Boston Bruins for the second wild card spot in the Eastern Conference. While the Bruins are a far cry away from last year’s first place finish in the conference, the Maple Leafs are in a very familiar position. Toronto finished nine points out of...
Firing a coach and a change in philosophy haven't helped improve the Toronto Maple Leafs' fortunes, but a meeting with the Ottawa Senators seemingly provides a good opportunity.
Coach Peter Horachek is looking for a better start Wednesday night as the Maple Leafs try to end their longest slide of the season by continuing their dominance of the Senators before entering the All-Star...
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It seems like traditional laser-light shows have taken a back seat in today’s times. Special effects are alive and well in Air Canada Centre in Toronto, where their Maple Leafs defend home ice. Check out this awesome pregame sequence that will literally have you wondering how they do it (via Toronto Maple Leafs YouTube)
Since the team has lost five straight and sits in 10th...
TORONTO, On. – The Toronto Maple Leafs seem to have finally hit rock bottom.
Police charged three fans Monday night following jersey-tossing incidents at the Air Canada Centre during another Maple Leafs loss.
The three men have also been banned from all events at the ACC for one year.
Toronto police said the three were charged under the province’s Trespass to Property Act. The...
Things are bad for the Toronto Maple Leafs right now, but things are even worse for a few fans.
The Leafs’ nightmare of a season continued Monday night, as they lost to the last-place Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on home ice. Fans were none too pleased with their team dropping its fifth straight game and 13th in its last 16 games, and four especially disgruntled folks didn’t...
The Toronto Maple Leafs have lost eight of the past nine games. They’ve been shut-out in three of their past five contests, scoring just two goals over that span. When the team fired head coach Randy Carlyle on January 6th, they were in a playoff wild card spot. Now, after winning just one game under […]
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In case you haven’t been following the NHL this year – or the past half-century or so – things haven’t exactly been going well for the Toronto Maple Leafs. The team is currently in the midst of an extraordinarily tumultuous year on AND off the ice, and its tortured fan base has responded accordingly. At
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He who laughs last laughs the longest — especially when they get to fire a game-clinching slap shot at the opponent.
That was the case for Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal on Tuesday night as his team rolled to a 4-1 win over the struggling Toronto Maple Leafs. The loss was Toronto’s fifth straight and eighth in its last 10 games, as the firing of head coach Randy Carlyle...
TORONTO -- Eric Staal scored twice and Anton Khudobin stopped 34 shots to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night.
Brad Malone and Elias Lindholm also scored for the Hurricanes, who improved to 6-2-1 this month.
Nazem Kadri scored with 5:11 remaining to end Khudobin's shutout bid and end Toronto's scoring drought at 162:14. The Maple...
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Toronto Maple Leafs fans are showing increasing irritation with the current core of the hockey club. It is evident that player changes will be occurring soon... GM Dave Nonis earlier this month, made it clear that none of the players were free of the trade block.If the Toronto Maple Leafs’ do pull off a trade I can't think of a better player to add to the team then Ryan O'Reilly...
The offensively challenged Toronto Maple Leafs are looking forward to getting back home after a brutal four-game road trip.
Looking to snap its longest skid of the season, Toronto tries to pick up a rare win over the last-place Carolina Hurricanes on Monday night.
The Maple Leafs (22-21-3) have dropped 12 of 15, a stretch that began with a 4-1 road loss to Carolina on Dec. 18. All...
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David Backes #42 of the St. Louis Blues attempts to block a pass by Cody Franson #4 of the Toronto Maple Leafs at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Mandatory Credit: Scott Rovak/NHLI via Getty Images)
A few short weeks ago, the Toronto Maple Leafs were sitting pretty good in a playoff spot, but in pure Maple Leafs fashion, the team is looking like an 18-wheeler going off...
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesotan hockey phenom formerly known as Krissy Wendell loves giving her husband a good ribbing now and again.
There wasn't much outdoor ice for John Pohl to carve up growing up in Red Wing, Minn. And the other half of the hockey power couple that coaches Cretin-Derham Hall's girls doesn't let him forget.
"For me, it's like, that's what I did," said Krissy...
Trade rumors surround Maple Leafs Phil Kessel for the 2015 NHL season. The Leafs have 10 regulation losses in their last 13 games and are sitting at 10th place in the Eastern Conference. Randy Carlyle was fired recently and Peter Horachek took over behind the bench. The coaching change has made no difference.
Former Leafs coach Ron Wilson said the core players are difficult to coach.