The Rookie Wall

One of the main criticisms going into this season with such a young roster was that they would start strong and then hit the inevitable rookie wall which would hinder their chances at making real progress up the standings. … More The Rookie Wall

The House Shanahan Built

Very decisively Shanahan set out to reshape this organization and the fruits of his labor were on showcase last night. The game was pivotal on a couple of fronts, it gave the Maple Leafs the opportunity to give themselves some breathing room between them and the Islanders/Lightning who were both on the Maple Leafs heals for the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. … More The House Shanahan Built