Posted November 25, 2010
For the last few games the Toronto Maple Leafs have been playing quite well, there's no question about that. But they need to continue working hard and developing chemistry to keep up any sort of success.
All the focus has been on Toronto's scoring, how well Luke Schenn has been playing, and the great play of Jonas Gustavsson. But there's something that I've noticed, but nobody else has mention... Read More »
Free Agent...Ice Age?
Posted July 10, 2010
This years free agency was never highly regarded as being a very deep one. But even still, it's been a little slow and disappointing. In the first 2 days there were over 50 contracts handed out. Since then, there's been less than 10 total. And to top it off, the years top Free Agent, Ilya Kovalchuk STILL hasn't signed. But I'm going to leave that one alone, because I'm sure your just as annoyed by... Read More »
#3 is #18
Posted June 15, 2010
Yesterday it was finally made official, #3 Dion Phaneuf was named the 18th captain in Toronto Maple Leafs History, or the 22nd in Toronto history if you include the Arenas and St. Pats.
There has been talk of Dion being named captain for months now. There's no hiding that Wilson loved what Dion brought to the table, even with all the rumours coming out of Calgary. Those rumours of course were t... Read More »
Posted March 18, 2010
This isn't going to be a super long blog...at least it's not intended to be, if it turns out that way then I apologize.
Tonight's game against the New Jersey Devils was an interesting one. Yet again Toronto opened the scoring. The Leafs had a lot of trouble doing that throughout the season, but since the deadline it's been all but a guarantee that they'll notch the first one. And Phil Kessel ca... Read More »
Few Moves, Big Impact
Posted March 4, 2010
At the trade deadline today Brian Burke didn't do a whole lot. Including the night before only a few deals went down.
The eve of the deadline day one of the few consistent and + players, Alexi Ponikarovsky, was sent to Pittsburgh for a prospect and an aging d-man. When I first looked up the stats on the 2 players we got in return, I was a little upset at Burke, and still am a little. As it came... Read More »