The Toronto Maple Leafs Change Has Come from New Standards

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The Toronto Maple Leafs team that General Manager Kyle Dubas and Club President Brendan Shanahan have built is shining on ice these days. However, as we dig deeper, there is more than just the on-ice play that keeps the organization glowing. The Toronto Maple Leafs change goes all the way to the standards in all […] READ MORE







Midseason 2020-21 NHL Awards by the Numbers: GM of the Year

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With the NHL season at around the half-way mark, we are going to look at which players in the NHL deserve which award so far. We will be breaking down the midseason 2020-21 NHL awards. In this series, the Last Word on Hockey team will decide who should have won each award based on the […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks Claim Travis Boyd Off Waivers

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The Vancouver Canucks have claimed Travis Boyd off waivers from the Toronto Maple Leafs to help bolster their offensive depth. Sportsnet reporter Chris Johnston broke the news on Monday morning. Vancouver claims Travis Boyd off waivers from Toronto. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) March 22, 2021 Travis Boyd Claimed On Waivers Travis Boyd’s acquisition provides the […] READ MORE



Examining if NHL Contract Negotiations are a Repeatable Skill

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As someone who follows the Toronto Maple Leafs, it’s obvious that sometimes GMs lose NHL contract negotiations. On the contrary, some managers like Steve Yzerman consistently seem to sign players for below market value. This begs the question if NHL contract negotiations are a repeatable skill among managers. If they are, we will see some […] READ MORE