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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...
Via Kukla's Korner
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
3 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

Leafs goalie Bernier to have sports hernia surgery

TORONTO (AP) Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier will undergo surgery to repair a sports hernia.
Via FOXSports.com
5 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...
Via Puckrant.com
5 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 ca.sports.yahoo.com has reported that there is a possibility that Devils head coach Peter DeBoer has a contract that expires...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Goalie Drew MacIntyre Swipes Puck Off Goal Line

The Toronto Maple Leafs have been eliminated from the playoffs but that doesn’t mean their players aren’t still trying to win games. This save by goalie Drew MacIntyre was simply fantastic. [YouTube] The post Maple Leafs Goalie Drew MacIntyre Swipes Puck Off Goal Line appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

President of Operations finds unique place in NHL

TORONTO, Ont. – The Toronto Maple Leafs are expected to hire NHL director of player safety and Mimico, Ontario native, Brendan Shanahan as its’ new President of Hockey Operations. Shanahan, according to multiple sources, is expected to resign from his position as the National Hockey League’s director of player safety and join the Maple Leafs this weekend as they finish off...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
8 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brendan Shanahan to become president of Toronto Maple Leafs

Brendan Shanahan has been a key part of the NHL league office since 2009, and became the NHL’s senior vice president of player safety and hockey operations in 2011. But his time with the league office will reportedly end soon, as he will reportedly resign his position and become the president of the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Toronto Star first broke the story and is claiming Shanahan...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brendan Shanahan Hired as President of Maple Leafs

  According to a report via Damien Cox of The Star, the Toronto Maple Leafs are on the verge of giving Brendan Shanahan the opportunity to turn the fortunes of the franchise around. Shanahan, according to multiple sources, will resign his position as the NHL’s director of player safety as early as Friday and immediately join the Leafs this weekend as the team closes out a disappointing...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Rumor: Brendan Shanahan will be named president of hockey ops

Over the last few days there has been considerable talk about the Toronto Maple Leafs looking to add another level of management to the franchise and Nick Kypros of Hockey Central on Sportsnet was the first to float the name of Brendan Shanahan. At this point it appears that Shanahan has in fact agreed  to join the Maple Leafs front office and will be named president of hockey...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report- Brendan Shanahan Set To Join The Toronto Maple Leafs

from Damien Cox of the Toronto Star, The intriguing concept of Brendan Shanahan joining the Maple Leafs has been rattling around the restless mind of Tim Leiweke for months. But after an explosion of speculation from a variety of media outlets in the past 48 hours forced the idea to be fast-tracked, that concept is about to turn into reality. Shanahan, according to multiple...
Via Kukla's Korner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brendan Shanahan to be named president of Maple Leafs

The intriguing concept of Brendan Shanahan joining the Maple Leafs has been rattling around the restless mind of Tim Leiweke for months. But after an explosion of speculation from a variety of media outlets in the past 48 hours forced the idea to be fast-tracked, that concept is about to turn into reality. Shanahan, according to multiple sources, will resign his position as the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs sign Rupert to entry-level contract

The Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday signed forward Ryan Rupert to a three-year entry-level contract. Financial terms were not disclosed. Rupert, 19, had 73 points (21 goals, 52 assists), 54 penalty minutes and a plus-36 rating in 68 regular-season games for the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League. In 10 playoff games so far with London, Rupert has three goals, seven assists...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Good And Bad If The Toronto Maple Leafs Hire Brendan Shanahan

from Curtis Rush of the Toronto Star, If the reports are true, the Maple Leafs could be on the verge of hiring Brendan Shanahan to an unspecified high-ranking executive role. Is hiring the current director of NHL Player Safety a good idea? Here are five reasons why it’s a good idea and five reasons why it’s a bad idea. GOOD 1. Shanahan is local (from Mimico...
Via Kukla's Korner
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...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

MLSE's Leiweke reaches out to Shanahan for Leafs job

"The Toronto Maple Leafs are looking to a hometown great to boost their front office.TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie reports that Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Chief Executive Officer Tim Leiweke has reached out to NHL Director of Player Safety Brendan Shanahan in regards to a "top hockey operations position" with the Maple Leafs.Shanahan, a Mimico, Ont. native...
Via Talk Hockey
9 days ago  |  Discuss

MLSE's Leiweke reaches out to Shanahan for Leafs job

The Toronto Maple Leafs are looking to a hometown great to boost their front office. TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie reports that Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Chief Executive Officer Tim Leiweke has reached out to NHL Director of Player Safety Brendan Shanahan in regards to a "top hockey operations position" with the Maple Leafs. Shanahan, a Mimico, Ont. native...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Dave Bolland deal won’t fix what ails Maple Leafs

There’s no question that what happened to Dave Bolland’s season was a tragedy. A hometown hero, in his first season with the team he grew up cheering for, has a great first 14 games and then suffers a devastating injury in the 15th, enough to ruin any chance of making much of an impact on the 2013-14 Toronto Maple Leafs. You can see why management wants to read into that and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto’s Wasted Season

from Michael Traikos of the National Post, It’s a shame, really. At this point in the season, we should be talking about how Phil Kessel is closing in on 40 goals and has thrown his name into the mix for the Hart Trophy. We should be debating whether Jonathan Bernier’s numbers are good enough for a Vezina Trophy nomination and how James van Riemsdyk, Nazem Kadri, Morgan...
Via Kukla's Korner
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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