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On the Powerplay – Pre-Deadline Trades and More

Last Word on Sports is proud to present their newest hockey podcast, On the Powerplay with Ben, Shawn and Dave.  Join Ben Kerr, Shawn Wilken and Dave Gove each week as the take a look around the Hockey World focusing on the big issues of the NHL and elsewhere. Pre-Deadline Trades, Trades, and More Trades NHL general managers aren’t waiting…


The Toronto Maple Leafs: Roster Failure

The Toronto Maple Leafs are showing signs of mid-season crisis, after what was supposed be a playoff hopeful 2014-2015 season. The team is currently sporting a record of 22-23-3, a result of a disastrous 7-game road trip that left Toronto with their tail between their legs. What was once a hot-shot lineup at the beginning of the season, is now…

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The All-Star Draft Brings Fun and Laughter

On Friday night, the National Hockey League held its annual All-Star Game Draft, where the teams are created, based on the decision of each team’s captain and alternates. With the podiums set up – Nick Foligno, Patrick Kane and Drew Doughty on one side, Jonathan Toews, Ryan Getzlaf and Rick Nash on the other – the two teams took turns…

Toronto Maple Leafs Outdoor Practice

A Rant On Phil Kessel And The Leafs

The news about Randy Carlyle’s firing by the Toronto Maple Leafs has set off numerous debates regarding the Leafs and their players, most notably star right wing Phil Kessel. Being in Toronto means your every move will be scrutinized and over analyzed, much like in Montreal. With Kessel, it’s no different. Since coming to the Leafs organization in September 2009, Kessel…

Toronto Maple Leafs v Arizona Coyotes

Fantasy Land: Would the Maple Leafs Consider Trading Phil Kessel? Part 1

Inarguably the number one past time for Canadian men is sitting around with a few good buddies, a couple of beers and a hockey game on the television. A close second comes when the game is over or when your team falls behind by a few goals early in the third with no comeback in sight. “We need to make…

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