Toronto Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf was one of the names who was discussed in several rumors but, ultimately, didn’t get moved before yesterday’s NHL trade deadline.
This probably isn’t how the Maple Leafs envisioned starting their third period – on the power play, nonetheless – against the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night, but that’s just the way the cookie seems to be crumbling in Leafs Land these days.
Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle was (finally) fired on Tuesday morning, ending a mostly disastrous three-year tenure with the team. As the team gathered for media scrums in the locker room on Tuesday afternoon, one reporter – the Toronto Star’s Dave Feschuk – asked Phil Kessel, who has often been made into a scapegoat
Joffrey Lupul is regarded as one of the more handsome players on the Toronto Maple Leafs, so it’s only natural that a young fan who got the opportunity to interview Lupul at Toronto’s Sick Kids Hospital on Thursday asked the Leafs forward if he was dating anyone.
Toronto Maple Leafs fans know failure, disappointment and anguish…and they know it well. Even so, these past few days have been extra painful for the team and their loyal fan base. Fresh on the heels of a 6-2 loss to the lowly Buffalo Sabres, the Leafs were absolutely destroyed by a score of 9-2 against
Prior to Tuesday’s game between the Maple Leafs and Predators at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, the microphone used during the pre-game anthems crapped out during the singing of the Star-Spangled Banner. Thankfully, Leafs fans stepped up and helped finish the anthem for their neighbors to the south, leading to a pretty cool moment. Unfortunately
It seems like forever ago that the world was blessed with the masterpiece that was Phil Kessel’s Team USA Olympic headshot. His disheveled take on ‘Blue Steel’ captivated the world, stole our hearts and moistened our underpants. Yes, many moons have passed since that amazing photograph was captured, but the world has not forgotten. Not
Despite a fantastic season from Phil Kessel, the Toronto Maple Leafs missed qualifying for the playoffs after a giant mid-season collapse. Shockingly, Leafs fans still seem pretty upset about that, and they’re not letting Phil off the hook. While four NHL playoff games were on the slate Tuesday night, Kessel sent out the following tweet
With the Maple Leafs needing pretty much every point they can get to stay in the playoff hunt with a handful of games remaining this season, Toronto mayor Rob Ford was in attendance at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday night to watch his hometown team take on the Winnipeg Jets. At least he was
On Thursday night, the Boston Bruins traveled to Toronto to take on the Maple Leafs for what might be the last time this season. The Bruins are currently sitting pretty atop the Eastern Conference while, after an epic collapse, the Leafs need every point they can get as they cling on to the possibility of
Last night’s Leafs-Kings game in Los Angeles provided us with one of the better sequences we’ll see this season. Tied at two with the Kings on the power play five minutes into the third period, Toronto goalie James Reimer made an amazing toe save to deny Anze Kopitar on the doorstep. (It wasn’t the first
Phil Kessel may not have gotten a great night’s sleep prior to Wednesday’s Leafs game against the Ottawa Senators, because holy crap did he abuse the hell out of the smelling salts on the bench. For those counting at home, that’s seven individual battles between Phil and the salts, each more brutal than the last.