Middletown, New Jersey native James Van Riemsdyk is quietly on a tear this season, already surpassing last seasons total of goals scored (29) in 12 fewer games. Van Riemsdyk has scored 31 goals this season topping the 30-goal mark for the second time during his long Toronto tenure. JVR has come close to the 30-goal […]Read More Maple Leafs, James Van Riemsdyk: Silent Assassin
Well Leafs Nation what a crazy journey we have been on with the NHL deadline now behind us and the final charge to the second straight playoff appearance in the Babcock & Matthews era. As predicted the Maple Leafs didn’t make the big splash as some in the media and fans had wanted at the […]Read More Maple Leafs Edition: Charge To The Playoffs
Hockey Night in Canada broke last night the rumor that Josh Leivo had requested to be traded. The source of this rumor wasn’t provided nor were any real specifics of his request given. Like Frankie Corrado before him, it appears media and some fans are rallying to #FreeLeivo from what some perceive as Babcock & […]Read More Report: Josh Leivo requests to be traded from Maple Leafs
February is when the madness begins in cities across the NHL. This is no different in Toronto, where the Maple Leafs sit comfortably in a playoff position with 29 games to play. With the trade deadline now just around the corner, the crazy and often ludicrous trade rumours make their rounds across social media and […]Read More Deal or No Deal: Toronto Maple Leafs Edition
Last week Brendan Shanahan announced the Maple Leafs will go into another season without naming a captain. At the Maple Leafs 100TH anniversary game press conference last Tuesday, Shanahan stated “I think it’s important to have leadership… and you don’t need to be a captain to show leadership on the ice or leadership in the […]Read More Toronto Maple Leafs: O’ Captain! My Captain!
With all the excitement and hope coming into this season, it is so easy to take for granted what the management team has accomplished in such order. The Maple Leafs organization has one of the most loyal and fanatic fan bases in the entire NHL, and for a time that fan base witnessed a once […]Read More Turning Over a New Leaf: Revisited