So I wrote my first actual blog on my shiny new blog site, lockerroomhero.com, about the Phaneuf trade, focusing less on the other players in the deal but more on Phaneuf himself. The blog has a few graphs and pictures that don't really go hand in hand with this format so I will list my conclusions on the deal but I encourage you to check out the actual read @ http://lockerroomhero.com/2016/02/15/... Read More »
My Team Canada
Posted July 23, 2013
With the NHL finally agreeing to send their players to Sochi, I began thinking of the potential roster Canada could put forth. It is crazy to think that while most of the defending gold medalists could be back, the 2010 Olympic team did not have current superstars like Stamkos, Tavares and Giroux. The firepower on this upcoming team will be extraordinary.
One big change going into this Olympics... Read More »
The Leafs were one of the more active teams on the first day of free agency, as was expected with the buyout of Grabovski and the glut of cap space. As always, the market prices were inflated, which should be taken into consideration when evaluating the moves made.
I was a fan of Grabo, and was looking towards a bounce back season from him since he would be returning to a top 6 role if Bozak wa... Read More »
This off season figures to be an exciting one for Leaf fans. With one significant trade already completed (Bernier) and an exciting draft and free agency ahead of us, there should be plenty to talk about in the weeks ahead.
First, I want to look at the goaltenders.
This appears to be set already, as Bernier and Reimer give us a good 1-2 punch where both have solids starter potential. I do not... Read More »
Like many others here, I really enjoy speculating about prospects and the draft and this year's draft seems to have the potential to be pretty exciting. I'm not going to pretend to be an expert or anything, because I'm not. The only players I know well is the three London knights slated to go in the first round from taking in quite a few knights games in the past two years. I have also been able t... Read More »