Congrats to Phil Kessel on Penguins Cup Victory

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As the Pittsburgh Penguins enjoy their Stanley Cup victory, the post-championship narrative in Toronto now shifts, oddly, to Phil Kessel. Far more than a passenger in Pittsburgh, Kessel is now a Cup champion. Congrats, Kessel. Well done. Why Leafs fans are “supposed” to be upset by Kessel’s success is as confusing as it is  inaccurate. Congrats to Phil Kessel on […] READ MORE






Why the Leafs Should Keep Nazem Kadri

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From a controversial cut after a strong first training camp, to being publicly called out last season by then-Marlies coach Dallas Eakins for coming to training camp out of shape, Nazem Kadri has had an interesting path to the NHL, to say the least. All of this drama was put to rest (at least temporarily) […] READ MORE


Early Injuries a Test to Leafs Management and Character

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Of all the frustrating aspects of an NHL season, nothing irritates and stresses out a fan base more than the injury bug. Whether it is a lot of injuries, or injuries to key players, many anxious moments occur. Toronto has found themselves in one of these bugs early this season. However by a stroke of […] READ MORE


Leafs/Canucks Rivalry Intensifies

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It’s hard to say that two teams playing their first game against each other since February of 2012 can boast a strong rivalry, but such is the case as evidenced by the raucous game we witnessed last night in Rogers Arena when the Toronto Maple Leafs took on the Vancouver Canucks. The amount of storylines […] READ MORE