Burke Went Too Far – Needlessly

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (Jan. 7) – Brian Burke has always been a fascinating study, but the intrigue surrounding the Maple Leafs general manager hit a new level this week. Burke’s lament over evolving strategy in the National Hockey League… Read More

Leafs Coverage “Stuff”

***CONTINUING A REVIEW OF MATERIAL POSTED ON BLOGSPOT EARLY IN THE FALL, THIS IS A LOOK BACK AT MY FIRST SEASON COVERING THE MAPLE LEAFS, HOME AND AWAY, FOR THE FAN-590***   By HOWARD BERGER  TORONTO (Sep. 30) –… Read More

More of My Sports “Stuff”

***THIS WAS PART 2 OF A SERIES ON SPORTS PUBLICATIONS IN MY PERSONAL COLLECTION, ORIGINALLY POSTED ON BLOGSPOT IN THE FALL*** By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (Sep. 13) – This part of my collection is Toronto-centric… it begins with one of… Read More

Gilmour Anniversary and My Favorite Pics of 2011

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (Jan. 3) – Yesterday was the 20th anniversary of the largest trade ever in the National Hockey League, and the most significant in modern Leafs history. Any rabid follower of the Blue and White – regardless… Read More

January Looms Critically For Ron Wilson

By HOWARD BERGER WINNIPEG (Jan. 1) – Let us begin by getting the important stuff out of the way: Here’s hoping that 2012 brings you; your loved ones and your friends nothing but health, happiness, prosperity… and lots of belly-laughing.… Read More
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