The Toronto Maple Leafs Summer of Love

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Far removed from a summer of some discontent, the Toronto Maple Leafs and their fans are enjoying a summer of love. The Toronto Maple Leafs Summer of Love The Muskoka Five It’s hard to believe that only eight summers ago, the core of the team were snidely labeled the “Muskoka Five”. Leafs fans will remember the group […] READ MORE





Ron MacLean Not Suited for Hockey Night in Canada

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Ron MacLean doesn’t seem suited for the Hockey Night in Canada host job. Not any more. The Toronto Star has it that George Stroumboulopoulos is out as Hockey Night in Canada (HNIC) host. The report suggests Rogers will roll back time and restore Ron MacLean to the host’s chair. It’s a “back to the future” […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Rebuild is Backwards, But Thats Okay

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But it’s not necessarily a bad thing. Toronto Maple Leafs Rebuild is Backwards Conventional hockey wisdom says that you build a hockey team down the “middle”, solidifying the goaltending, defense, and center positions before anything else. Particular emphasis is given to the back end, where elite-level defencemen and goalies aren’t exactly found growing on trees. […] READ MORE


MLSE No Longer a Four-Letter Word

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It’s official: MLSE is no longer a four-letter word. 2003 was a watershed year for Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, when the company was bought by faceless corporations and adopted its current name. Steve Stavro was succeeded by the ever-popular Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan as the majority shareholder. Virtually from that moment, the sports franchises […] READ MORE