1. Unavoidable Phil Kessel Trade Bringing More Problems to Depleted Maple Leafs

    The Toronto Maple Leafs made a long-expected trade Wednesday, shipping Phil Kessel to the Pittsburgh Penguins in a massive, multiplayer deal. The return for Toronto was disappointing in some ways but not terribly surprising...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 1 month ago 45,290 reads 75 comments

  2. Penguins No Closer to Stanley Cup Glory After Trading for Phil Kessel

    In a strong response to a rule change for the 2015-16 NHL season, the Pittsburgh Penguins put themselves in a position to dominate the league during the new three-on-three overtime sessions on Wednesday...

    Dave  Lozo Written by Dave Lozo about 1 month ago 50,498 reads 191 comments

  3. Phil Kessel to Penguins: Latest Trade Details, Comments Reaction

    Since the NHL draft, Phil Kessel 's name has been floated around as a possible trade target for teams around the NHL. On Wednesday, those rumors finally came to fruition, as Kessel was dealt to the Pittsburgh Penguins...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 63,288 reads 143 comments

  4. Toronto Maple Leafs' Guide to 2015 Free Agency

    The Toronto Maple Leafs are in total rebuild mode, and new head coach Mike Babcock will take over a team that finished seventh in its division last year...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 7,845 reads 10 comments

  5. NHL Rumors: Latest Gossip on Final Day of 2015 Draft

    Friday was a whirlwind 24 hours in the NHL world. Not only was exciting young blood infused into the league landscape in the forms of Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel, but players ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 1,236 reads 0 comments

  6. NHL Rumors: Top Trade Reports Surfacing Before 2015 Draft

    The draft often serves as an impetus for movement as front offices plan out the most important phase of their offseason. With the 2015 draft looming Friday, trade buzz is aplenty throughout the NHL as teams rejigger their current rosters...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 2 months ago 23,033 reads 10 comments

  7. Best Landing Spots for Kessel, Sharp and Most Dangerous Snipers on the Market

    Lord Stanley's Cup may have just been raised, but trade rumors are already rumbling around the league. Top-tier goal scorers are tough to find, and teams will pay a heavy price for targeting them this offseason...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 months ago 16,551 reads 27 comments

  8. NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Phil Kessel, Mike Richards and More

    With the 2014-15 NHL season officially in the books, the hockey universe can turn its attention to an offseason full of moving and shaking...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 4,924 reads 0 comments

  9. Other Sports 5 Toronto Maple Leafs Players Could Play

    Spring is here, and once again the Toronto Maple Leafs will not be playing in the NHL 's second season. It's been another forgettable season for loyal Leafs fans, who have had little to cheer for since December...

    James Onusko Written by James Onusko about 5 months ago 2,170 reads 7 comments

  10. Toronto Maple Leafs' Awards for the 2014-15 Season

    While a handful of games remain for the Toronto Maple Leafs , the 2014-15 regular season has effectively been finished for months. Once again, the Leafs won't be playing any games in the NHL 's second season...

    James Onusko Written by James Onusko about 5 months ago 2,307 reads 7 comments

  11. NHL Trade Rumors: Analyzing Buzz on Phil Kessel, Andrej Sekera and More

    With the NHL trade deadline quickly approaching, many teams will have some interesting decisions to make. The teams right on the brink of the playoffs are perhaps the most compelling...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 6 months ago 3,619 reads 1 comments

  12. Kessel Becomes 5th Player to Net 20 Goals in Each of Last 7 Seasons

    When Toronto Maple Leafs forward Phil Kessel put the puck past Arizona Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith in the first period of Thursday's game, he joined a group of just five players ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 7 months ago 4,079 reads 8 comments

  13. Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: Best NHL DFS DraftKings Lineup for Jan. 29

    For the second time since the NHL All-Star Game, 10 or more games will be played on Thursday night. Before the games get underway, here's a look at an optimal lineup for Jan. 29 and analysis for notable players...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 7 months ago 1,446 reads 0 comments

  14. NHL Rumors: Analyzing Trade Buzz on Ryan O'Reilly, Maple Leafs and More

    The rumor mill churned rather slowly around the NHL All-Star break, but the buzz should pick up soon enough. "There really isn't a lot going on," one league executive told the Ottawa Sun 's Bruce Garrioch ...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 7 months ago 15,732 reads 5 comments

  15. Toronto Maple Leafs' Awards for the 1st Half of the 2014-15 Season

    The Toronto Maple Leafs are in desperate need for their top players to elevate their games. The club has fallen out of a playoff position, and the teams directly ahead of it appear to be getting healthier and stronger...

    James Onusko Written by James Onusko about 7 months ago 652 reads 1 comments

  16. B/R Experts Weigh In: What Will It Take to Fix the Toronto Maple Leafs?

    On Tuesday, the Toronto Maple Leafs fired coach Randy Carlyle. On Wednesday, the team named Peter Horachek as interim head coach, a role he held last season with the Florida Panthers ...

    Dave  Lozo Written by Dave Lozo about 8 months ago 5,762 reads 26 comments

  17. Maple Leafs Fan's Selfie with Phil Kessel in the Penalty Box Is Best Selfie Ever

    One Toronto Maple Leafs fan saw her chance to snap an epic selfie with Phil Kessel , so she took it. Kessel wasn't exactly in a smiling mood, as he had just gotten sent to the penalty box for his team having too many men on the ice...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 10 months ago 60,989 reads 30 comments

  18. Predicting the Statistical Leaders for the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2014-15

    While the Toronto Maple Leafs will introduce a number of new faces to their fans this fall, the usual suspects are likely to be the statistical leaders in 2014-15...

    James Onusko Written by James Onusko about 12 months ago 7,172 reads 8 comments