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Maple Leafs roll to road win over Islanders

The cover photo of the Maple Leafs’ media guide has a smiling Phil Kessel and linemate James van Riemsdyk celebrating a goal. It was almost a case of false advertising until the pair lit up Long Island on Tuesday night. Two beautiful Kessel goals and one from van Riemsdyk led the way in the Leafs’ second big night in the greater New York area in less than 10 days. After routing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs hire Mark Hunter as director of player personnel

Brendan Shanahan’s dramatic remaking of the Toronto Maple Leafs front office continued on Tuesday with another big hire out of the Ontario Hockey League. The Leafs named Mark Hunter, the long-time owner and general manager of the London Knights, into a newly created position as director of player personnel, giving him some considerable clout in the front office. Hunter will be...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mark Hunter Named Director Of Player Personnel For The Toronto Maple Leafs

from the Toronto Maple Leafs, David Nonis, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Tuesday that Mark Hunter, a veteran forward of 12 seasons in the National Hockey League, has been named the club’s Director of Player Personnel. The Petrolia, Ontario native played in 628 career NHL regular season games and 79 more in the postseason from...
Via Kukla's Korner
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Morning Line - Nazem Kadri

Talent-wise, there’s not too much difference, to be honest. -Nazem Kadri of the Toronto Maple Leafs, comparing himself with John Tavares of the New York Islanders.  More on Kadri and the Leafs from Dave Feschuk of the Toronto Star.
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel Humor

Non NHL Fans Try To Guess Phil Kessel's Day Job--> http://t.co/zdFCDlafCq 6). Tow Truck Driver pic.twitter.com/idFir4zxib— Goalie Humor (@GoalieHumor) October 18, 2014I thought this tweet was really funny.
Via Goon's World
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Maple Leafs Injury Update: Brandon Kozun Out a Minimum of Six Weeks with High Ankle Sprain

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ offense took a hit on Friday as forward Brandon Kozun suffered a high ankle sprain against the Detroit Red Wings. NHL.com reported that Kozun was injured while going into the boards. A clip of the injury can be seen right here. Kozun was helped off the ice and did not return. #457138732 / gettyimages.comBrandon Kozun was primed for a breakout rookie...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yet Another Maple Leafs Fan Throws Jersey On Ice In Loss To Red Wings (GIF)

The Toronto Maple Leafs are only 2-3-0 and only two weeks into the season, but some fans are already fed up with the team. The Maple Leafs were blown out 4-1 Friday night by the Detroit Red Wings.  The loss dropped the Leafs to fifth place in the Atlantic Division — on Oct. 18 — and that was enough to push one Leafs fan to the brink. Yet again, a Leafs fan littered the Air Canada...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Injury Update: Brandon Kozun leaves game with apparent ankle injury

Toronto Maple Leafs rookie forward Brandon Kozun left Friday night's game in the second period and did not return, as confirmed by the team's official Twitter account. The injury occurred when Kozun was hit into the boards by Detroit Red Wings defenseman Kyle Quincey and his leg went awkwardly behind him, between his body and the boards. He was helped off the ice and put...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Leafs inquired about Mike Babcock

It looks as though Mike Babcock could be a hot commodity on the free agent market this NHL offseason. The Detroit Red Wings head coach reportedly turned down an extension from the team, and he might already have received another offer. Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos reported Friday that the Toronto Maple Leafs inquired about Babcock’s status during a call with the Red Wings earlier...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dreger: Leafs weren't "aggressive" on Reimer trade front

“Not aggressively Dave, to be honest. Their interest was in signing him, but the agent through James Reimer, of course, and his input wanted him to at least explore the opportunity of trade. And they did that. “I don’t know exactly what the asking price was for Reimer, but I know that it never was close to being met. And there wasn’t a ton of interest, which really isn...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel Can’t Shake Unrealistic Expectations In Toronto

After scoring the overtime winner Tuesday night against the Colorado Avalanche, Phil Kessel is second in Leafs’ scoring with 2 goals and 3 assists. He is also a minus 3 with 4 penalty minutes. Some might say that the value Kessel has added to the team has been washed out by his plus minus and yes, some folks still think that plus minus is a relevant stat for a player who is expected...
Via Beyond The Benches
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Injury Update: James Reimer Left Game as Part of Concussion Protocol

Toronto Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer left last nights game against the New York Rangers when Dominic Moore made contact with his head as Reimer was covering up the puck. Video of the injury shows an unintentional bump to the head and Reimer was able to leave the ice under his own power.#478016381 / gettyimages.comAccording to Rosie DiManno of the Toronto Star, James Reimer felt...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nazem Kadri calls out fan who tossed jersey on the ice

The latest trend in hockey is to throw your jersey out on the ice to show your displeasure with the team. The ritual, one which has been met with mixed reactions by the hockey community, popped up in Toronto while the Maple Leafs were struggling against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Here’s a video of the jersey toss: Throwing a jersey on the ice just two games into the year seems...
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Leafs player shocked at the prices of Leafs tickets

Brandon Kozun has made the Toronto Maple Leafs roster heading into 2014-15. Kozun has been fairly calm after receiving the news, telling the Toronto Sun that the whole thing won’t really set in until he plays in his first game. While he isn’t surprised he made the team, he was taken back by how expensive tickets are to see the Maple Leafs. Lupul on Kozun: "He asked how...
Via Puck Drunk Love
14 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Toronto Maple Leafs Preview: Jonathan Bernier Key To Playoff Chances

The Toronto Maple Leafs appeared to be headed for a second straight playoff appearance before a second-half collapse (13 losses in last 16 games) dropped them to 12th place in the Eastern Conference and nine points out of the wild card last season. Toronto’s struggles in the final weeks of the season can be attributed, at least in part, to starting goaltender Jonathan Bernier dealing...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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