The Best Draft Class New York Islanders in History

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NHL teams build their teams in many different ways. Some construct their clubs via free agency while others do it through trades. However, the main way teams create a roster is through the NHL Draft. Most years have maybe one or two players make the roster, but some years the general manager gets it right […] READ MORE



NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Minnesota Wild, Arizona Coyotes

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Hello and welcome to a Thursday edition of NHL rumours! The second round of the postseason has begun, but eliminated teams are just as busy. They are preparing for what should be a hectic offseason of drafts and free agency. Be sure to check with the Last Word on Hockey frequently for the latest happenings […] READ MORE


How the Toronto Maple Leafs Move Forward Without John Tavares

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There have been very few instances in playoff history as concerning and downright scary as John Tavares‘ injury Thursday night. We’ve received many updates over the past couple of days from the Toronto Maple Leafs organization on Tavares’ health. Firstly, he’s been cleared of all structural head, neck, and spine injuries. Per Elliotte Friedman, he’s […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Captain John Tavares Leaves Game On Stretcher

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Toronto Maple Leafs forward John Tavares suffered an injury against the Montreal Canadiens that saw him leave the ice on a stretcher. This is simply devastating as the Stanley Cup Playoffs progress. Awful scene here. The stretcher is out for John Tavares. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) May 20, 2021 Maples Leafs John Tavares Leaves On […] READ MORE



Toronto Maple Leafs X-Factors in the Playoffs

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The Toronto Maple Leafs are heading into the playoffs as North Division leaders. They will be heavy favourites to start Round One against the Montreal Canadiens. Toronto currently holds the most promising roster they have put together in years. For this season to be considered a success, they will have to win multiple playoff rounds […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Pooling Money to Help AHL Marlies

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Toronto Maple Leafs Pooling Money to Help Struggling AHL Marlies Generosity is in the air. That following the news that the Leafs’ core is pooling money to help their AHL Marlies’ teammates. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported Saturday night that a group of the Leafs’ well-compensated NHL players had pooled money together to make a contribution […] READ MORE