The Maple Leafs start this upcoming season with much hype and heightened expectations. The task of making the playoffs again is made harder by the fact that Auston Matthews and company will now be defended tighter. Teams will now adjust their defensive plans around the Maple Leafs speed and highly creative young core. What makes... Continue Reading →
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 →
Exactly one year today Dion Phaneuf was traded along with Matt Frattin, Casey Bailey, Ryan Rupert and defence prospect Cody Donaghey to the Senators for defenceman Jared Cowen, Colin Greening, Milan Michalek and Tobias Lindberg as well as Ottawa’s second-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft.
Brown in a short time has gone from a player most said couldn’t make it, to a player that has become an important piece in the ever large puzzle of becoming a Stanley cup contender for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The first two blogs in this three part blog series discussed the changes to the management team and players. This final blog will discuss the changes needed in the fan base and local media, the importance these final two areas play to making this market a safe place to play. Over the course the last... Continue Reading →