Leave it to the Toronto sports media and some in Leafs Nation to make a shark out of a minnow (Pardon the fishy pun).
Zach Hyman has come a long way in such a short period of time, a relative unknown to the Toronto hockey market when he was acquired from the Florida Panthers on June 19th, 2015 in exchange for centre Greg McKegg; four days later was signed to a two-year entry level contract with the Maple Leafs. Florida had drafted Hyman 123rd overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
February certainly wasn’t friendly to the Toronto Maple Leafs after a series of bad games and setbacks have now placed their playoff aspirations in jeopardy. With the Florida Panthers, Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Islanders making their push up the standings, these teams have tightened an already tight playoff race around the Maple Leafs.... Continue Reading →