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Wolf Pack Sign Defenseman Henrik Tallinder to PTO

HARTFORD, November 25, 2014: Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the parent New York Rangers have signed defenseman Henrik Tallinder to a Professional Tryout (PTO) agreement. Tallinder, 35, has skated in 678 NHL games with the Buffalo Sabres and New Jersey Devils in a thirteen-year North American pro career. Last season the 6-4, 209-pound Stockholm...
Via Sox and Dawgs
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs To Honor Pat Quinn With Memorial Jersey Patches

The Toronto Maple Leafs will be wearing patches on their sweaters Wednesday night during their game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in memory of player and coach Pat Quinn. The #Leafs will wear a patch in honour of Pat Quinn tomorrow night. http://t.co/lDRGfgwSeU— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) November 25, 2014 Quinn died Sunday at age 71 after battling health problems...
Via NESN.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs On the Trade Block

The Toronto Maple Leafs are believed to be in play with Joffrey Lupul as he is currently being shopped around. He is in the second-year of a five-year, $26.25 million contract and also has a limited no-trade clause, where he can list up to 16 teams he will not accept a move to. Nazem Kadri, […]
Via The Hockey Report
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Salute-Nation: The Maple Leafs Just Need to Win Games

The Toronto Maple Leafs are a proud franchise, with a proud fanbase, in a proud city. They expect great things of their hockey team. The past few years for this team has been anything but great, and losses are usually met with a lot of frustration. Now in some respects it’s justified, as this team […] The post Salute-Nation: The Maple Leafs Just Need to Win Games appeared first...
Via Two Pad Stack
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Open Thread 11/25: Henrik Tallinder on PTO, MSL’s Return to Tampa

Yesterday afternoon, TSN’s Bob McKenzie reported that the 35 year old Henrik Tallinder, has signed a PTO with Hartford. It is unknown as of this publishing whether the 12 year vet will play tomorrow with the Wolf Pack. Tallinder, cut during the preseason by the Maple Leafs, played last season with Buffalo and the Devils for 3 years before that, will hope to provide the Rangers...
Via NY Rangers Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs: Are they really bad or just really mediocre?

To say that the 2014-15 season has provided something of a mixed bag for the Toronto Maple Leafs would be an incredibly heinous understatement. Their losses have led to an induction of mass panic throughout the hockey world, while their wins would appear to serve no other purpose than to instill some sort of flawed belief within the fanbase about a potential playoff run of some...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs: Are they really bad or just really mediocre?

To say that the 2014-15 season has provided something of a mixed bag for the Toronto Maple Leafs would be an incredibly heinous understatement. Their losses have led to an induction of mass panic throughout the hockey world, while their wins would appear to serve no other purpose than to instill some sort of flawed belief within the fanbase about a potential playoff run of some...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Rumors: Lupul can be had

The Toronto Maple Leafs seem to be willing to move winger Joffrey Lupul to shake up their roster. #484425297 / gettyimages.com David Pagnotta tweeted out his thoughts on the Maple Leafs trade situation Sunday,If Leafs move one of their "name" guys, everything I've heard leads me to believe Lupul (factor contract, too) is the guy. But we'll see.— David Pagnotta (@TheFourthPeriod...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Tallinder signs PTO with Hartford

With the Tomas Kaberle experiment over with, the Hartford Wolf Pack have brought in defenseman Henrik Tallinder on a PTO, per Bob McKenzie. Kaberle skated with the Rangers before being sent to Hartford to play in some games, and it looks like the Rangers are skipping that first part with Tallinder. Tallinder played in the […] The post Henrik Tallinder signs PTO with Hartford appeared...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Morgan Rielly vs Dougie Hamilton

During last week’s Leaf game against the Boston Bruins, a fan vote question was asked during intermission by the Sportsnet hockey panel. It was interesting enough for me to actually listen to Nick Kypreos and Doug MacLean speak. MacLean proposed and argued a simple question: who do you prefer – the Bruins’ future on defence […] The post Morgan Rielly vs Dougie Hamilton appeared...
Via Two Pad Stack
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Injury Update: Roman Polak will be "out awhile"

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Roman Polak while be out "a while" after suffering a lower-body injury Saturday night, according to head coach Randy Carlyle. #457114916 / gettyimages.com The 28-year-old blue liner appeared to injure his left ankle as he tried a hit on Tomas Tatar midway through the second period of Saturday's win over the Detroit Red Wings. As he delivered...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the League: Maple Leafs, Stars and Oilers, oh my

With the Rangers playing so many games in such a little amount of time, it’s easy to forget that there’s a whole league out there that’s been happening without us. Luckily, you don’t need Center Ice or NHL.com when you’ve got a Sunday BSB update. A lot of really amusing things have been happening lately, […] The post Around the League: Maple Leafs, Stars and Oilers, oh...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs remember to salute fans after beating Red Wings (VIDEO)

The Maple Leafs have won two games in a row thanks to their 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night following a victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday. And this time the players didn't forget the fans by making sure to take part in their post-game salute by raising their sticks to the Leaf faithful before skating off to the locker room. It seems the team...
Via The Other Paper
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Leafs top Wings with three third-period goals

TORONTO (AP) -- Tyler Bozak scored a pair of third-period goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Saturday night. Leo Komarov and Peter Holland had the other goals for Toronto. Jonathan Bernier made 26 saves to improve to 7-5-2. Tomas Tatar had the lone goal for Detroit, and Jimmy Howard made 24 saves. Following Thursday night's backlash, the Maple...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Leafs top Wings with three third-period goals

TORONTO (AP) -- Tyler Bozak scored a pair of third-period goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Saturday night. Leo Komarov and Peter Holland had the other goals for Toronto. Jonathan Bernier made 26 saves to improve to 7-5-2. Tomas Tatar had the lone goal for Detroit, and Jimmy Howard made 24 saves. Following Thursday night's backlash, the Maple Leafs...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs beat Red Wings behind Bozak's pair, lose Polak to injury

  Tyler Bozak scored a pair of third-period goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Saturday night. Leo Komarov and Peter Holland had the other goals for Toronto. Jonathan Bernier made 26 saves to improve to 7-5-2. Tomas Tatar had the lone goal for Detroit, and Jimmy Howard made 24 saves. Following Thursday night's backlash, the Maple Leafs saluted their...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bozak scores 2 to lead Maple Leafs past Red Wings

TORONTO (AP) Tyler Bozak scored a pair of third-period goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Saturday night. Leo Komarov and Peter Holland had the other goals for Toronto. Jonathan Bernier made 26 saves to improve to 7-5-2. Tomas Tatar had the lone goal for Detroit, and Jimmy Howard made 24 saves. Following Thursday night's backlash, the Maple Leafs...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs fans sing the 'Star-Spangled Banner' after singer's mic fails (VIDEO)

The Maple Leafs hosted the Nashville Predators Tuesday night at the Air Canada Centre and, as the "Star-Spangled Banner" was being sung, technical difficulties cut off the microphone.Living up to the reputation that Canadians are the nicest people in the world, our neighbors to the north took over singing the U.S. National Anthem without missing a beat. Watch it unfold...
Via The Other Paper
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Toronto crowd when mic fails during 'Star Spangled Banner'

It's hard to believe what happened in Toronto on Tuesday night would happen if the skate was on the other foot and the same situation occurred in the States. The Maple Leafs were hosting the Nashville Predators at the Air Canada Centre. As is customary in matchups pitting a US team vs. a Canadian team, the visiting squad's national anthem is played first. But when singer Michelle...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Leafs players under criticism for avoiding stick salute following Thursday's win over Tampa Bay

The Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 yesterday, but players are still taking some scrutiny from the media for what happened following the regulation horn. In the past, the club has always had a regular tradition of saluting the fans following home wins. Last night though, there was no salute. Watch here.  Some players raised their sticks half-way in the air,...
Via Hockey Fan Land
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadian fans finish 'Star Spangled Banner' after singer's mic cuts out

Want some good news in a sports world that seems to be filled with bad news? Prior to the Nashville Predators game against against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Canada on Tuesday, singer Michelle Madeira saw her mic cut out in the middle of the American national anthem. Instead of waiting there in awkward silence, fans in Toronto (almost all Canadian) picked up where Madeira left...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs players create controversy by foregoing traditional stick salute (video)

  As TSN NHL Insider Darren Dreger eloquently and succinctly put it in a tweet, “Everyday in Tor[onto] it’s something.” Specifically of course Dreger is referring to the Maple Leafs and how the incredibly passionate, dedicated (and sometimes immensely cynical) fan base, along with the incredibly passionate, dedicated (and sometimes immensely cynical) media creates controversy...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Maple Leafs Preview

An ugly losing streak is in the past, but the Toronto Maple Leafs won't breathe easy for too long. They'll look to build on a much-needed victory while trying to avoid a fifth consecutive defeat to the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Coming off an embarrassing 9-2 home loss to Nashville two nights earlier, Toronto (10-8-2) managed to momentarily right the ship...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs decide not to salute fans after victory

TORONTO, On. – There is never a dull moment with the Toronto Maple Leafs. During the last few seasons, EVERY Leafs win at Air Canada Centre has been celebrated with players skating to centre ice and raising their sticks in the air as a salute to fans – every win, except Thursday’s. The Maple Leafs decided to skip tradition by not participating in the customary salute to fans...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs fans finished singing the US anthem after technical difficulties

Toronto Maple Leafs fans finished singing the US anthem after the singer's wireless mic crapped out.Here's a better, from the crowd view of the greatness that is sports.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return to the Top Sports Blog
Via Bob's Blitz
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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