Why The Leafs Need A Different GM

TORONTO (July 20) — God save the Core–4. It has to be the motto of the Toronto Maple Leafs as they head toward a seventh opportunity to emerge from the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. With the same… Read More

Bizarre Admission By The Leafs

TORONTO (July 15) — It cannot possibly have been the message the Maple Leafs wished to impart. Yet, there it was — in bold and black — atop Kevin McGran’s hockey missive (below) in Thursday’s Toronto Star: Leafs general manager… Read More

Root Problem Still Unresolved

TORONTO (July 13) — Given reaction to the trade for Matt Murray, the Maple Leafs went from soup to nuts. Or, in this case, from Jack Campbell to the Funny Farm for general manager Kyle Dubas, who has not been… Read More

Murray a Good Option For Leafs

TORONTO (July 11) — Yes, the career of two–time Stanley Cup winner Matt Murray can be resurrected at age 28; still young for a National Hockey League goalie. Even if behind a club in defensive disarray for half–a–century. I maintain… Read More

Nylander For Chychrun Is Too Easy

TORONTO (July 9) — It almost makes too much sense. The Arizona Coyotes, who couldn’t score in a brothel last season and are swimming in cap space ($29,994,166), acquire a fairly prolific shooter with two years remaining on his contract.… Read More

Leafs Are “Right There” — But Where?

TORONTO (July 6) — It was a seminal moment for the Maple Leafs, this week, when they promoted Canadian hockey legend Haley Wickenheiser to assistant general manager. Diversity and gender equality are a hallmark of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment.Read More

Maple Leafs In Rarified Air

TORONTO (July 2) — The color bar (below) from the past 52 years of Stanley Cup winners may appear complicated at first glance, but it really isn’t. Without question, the seasons designated with LIGHT PURPLE are the most rare… and,… Read More
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