Have a listen to our latest Podcast!We cover how our team is managing in quarantine, and we get to your questions that were sent to our mailbag!Hope you all are safe! Thank you for your continued support! https://open.spotify.com/episode/5O0qdZYvLZiMkB8YnTCblD?si=CLCnQgdVQO6yLui9FU7gug
FINALLY!!! "We can, and we will" was what Kyle Dubas famously said to Elliotte Friedman and Jeff Marek regarding contract negotiations with his 3 star young RFA's, and this just after landing the biggest UFA in the history of the NHL's cap era. All anyone could wonder was how Dubas going to make it all... Continue Reading →
Following a rather impressive start to the season, the Toronto Maple Leafs were considered one of the best teams in the NHL over the first 3 weeks. Scoring at an impressive rate, Toronto lead the league in goals for a better part of the month. Majority of the teams scoring came from usual suspects, Auston... Continue Reading →
After another poor effort by his teammates after losing to the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday, Andersen had seen enough and made some interesting comments about his team’s effort in yet another tough loss. In the post game interview, Andersen stated “We’ve got to figure out who wants to commit to playing for the team” coming... Continue Reading →
For as long as I can remember, every season begins with both the fans and media picking one player to target on the Maple Leafs. In the 90s it was Larry Murphy, 2000s it was Bryan McCabe and during the Brian Burke era it was Phil Kessel. Do you remember the hot dog story? Currently... Continue Reading →
Coach Mike Babcock celebrated his 600th win as a NHL coach, placing him in a very small group of special coaches including Joel Quenneville, Pat Quinn, Scotty Bowman. Babcock is also the only coach to win six international titles. When Babcock chose to coach in Toronto it marked the first step in turning the Maple... Continue Reading →
With game one of the 2017/2018 season tomorrow, the team announced its opening day roster on Monday and there were not any real surprises once the roster was released. A lot of tough decisions were made as preseason standouts Miro Aaltonen, Kasperi Kapanen, Travis Dermott and Nikita Soshnikov were sent down to the Marlies, all... Continue Reading →
Six months ago all this would have been considered a pipe dream, the thought of a roster made up of a majority of rookies making the playoffs wasn’t even thought of as possible. Some sports experts didn’t have Marner even making the roster, and some knew Matthews would be good none could have predicted how brilliant his first season would be. But yet here we are on the eve of the Maple Leafs first playoff series in 4 years, and longer if you factor in the last time they made the playoffs in a full 82 game season which was all the way in 2004.
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.