TORONTO (Mar. 11) — Here’s a prediction for the 2017 Stanley Cup final that would have drawn loud gagging noises if made prior to the season: Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Minnesota Wild in a battle of the two most–recent National… Read More
In my view, a perfect candidate [to replace Randy Carlyle] came available today. If there’s a coach in the NHL that has gotten more out of less for the past 15 years than Barry Trotz, I’m not aware of him. … Read More
By HOWARD BERGERTORONTO (Apr. 17) – Okay, let’s get the obvious out of the way. There has been; is, and always will be fear and trepidation among fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs. It is in-bred for those of … Read More
By HOWARD BERGERTORONTO (Feb. 6) – From a hockey perspective, the coincidence is almost chilling. Tomorrow night – February 7 – the Maple Leafs and Jets will meet in Winnipeg. Just as they did last February 7.Could an … Read More
Hockey/baseball reporter at THE FAN-590 for 23 years (1988-2011), and original from September 1992 launch of Canada’s first all-sports radio station. Covered Toronto Blue Jays 1992 and 1993 World Series victories. Started with Leafs full time in 1994. Enjoying life with my family (kids Shane and Lauren).