1. Thanks for the Memories, Joe: Hockey Loses a Giant

    So this is how it feels to lose an old friend. When Joe Sakic announces his retirement from the NHL on Thursday, hockey will lose one of the best it ever had...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about 5 years ago 319 reads 10 comments

  2. Steve MacIntyre Not Taking NHL Opportunity for Granted

    Writer's note: This article will appear in the April 29 issue of the Kindersley Clarion. That means you, as a B/R reader, are one of the first people to read it. Consider yourself privileged (winky face)...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 5 years ago 343 reads 0 comments

  3. Eugene Melnyk Tells Me To Blow Myself Up

    Despite mounting evidence that the Ottawa Senators are moving further away from the playoffs and not closer, owner Eugene Melnyk lashed out at his team's critics on Wednesday for suggesting the organization should go back to square one and try again...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 5 years ago 379 reads 1 comments

  4. Paul Kelly Does the Right Thing: NHLPA Will Not Reopen CBA

    The National Hockey League Players' Association announced today that it will not exercise its option to reopen the collective bargaining agreement with the NHL following the current season...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 5 years ago 193 reads 0 comments

  5. The Real Jason Blake: Is He Worth Trading?

    One of the most prominent storylines from the Toronto Maple Leafs' slide down the NHL standings in recent weeks is a guy who was all but ignored in off-season analysis of the club...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 5 years ago 556 reads 8 comments

  6. Team Canada Takes Care of Classless Swedes To Complete Drive for Five

    If Canada never wins another World Junior Championship for the rest of time, we can rest assured that this country's string of dominance over the past five years will never be forgotten...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 5 years ago 160 reads 1 comments

  7. WJC: Does It Get Any Better Than This? Team Canada Wows Us All

    How to describe Team Canada's pulse-pounding 6-5 shootout win over Russia in Saturday's semifinal at the World Junior Championship? I don't know, but I have never been more proud to be Canadian...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 5 years ago 95 reads 2 comments

  8. Team Canada Digs Deep in New Year's Eve Barnburner

    Every now and then in the sports writing business, something happens that is so unbelievable, so compelling, that a writer simply cannot do it justice. The New Year's Eve battle between Canada and the U...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 5 years ago 174 reads 0 comments

  9. Toronto's "Leafs Talk Today" Debut a Massive Success

    Maple Leafs Talk Show Impresses After being hyped up for a couple of weeks, the premier of the second season of Leafs Talk Today can only be described as an unqualified success. The show aired Wednesday afternoon and was clearly a hit with listeners...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 5 years ago 93 reads 5 comments

  10. DiDomenico Added to Leafs Talk Line-Up For Wednesday

    Leafs Talk Today co-hosts Derek Harmsworth and Josh Lewis are pleased to announce that Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Chris DiDomenico, named to Team Canada's world junior team yesterday, will appear on the show's Season Two debut...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 5 years ago 62 reads 0 comments

  11. Chris DiDomenico Makes Canadian World Junior Team

    Well, the Canadian world junior team has been announced and there are a few surprises on the roster. Four of the top five forwards eligible for the 2009 entry draft were cut: Matt Duchene, Brayden Schenn, Nazem Kadri and Evander Kane...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 5 years ago 733 reads 0 comments

  12. An Interview With Calgary Flames Forward Curtis Glencross

    Author's note: This article originally appeared in the Dec. 3 edition of the Kindersley Clarion. Not so long ago, Curtis Glencross was toiling away as an 18-year-old with the Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 5 years ago 807 reads 4 comments

  13. Jeremy Williams Making Case For Full-Time Duty With Toronto Maple Leafs

    He is one of the most intriguing, enigmatic young players to come through the Toronto Maple Leafs organization in years. And now he's grabbing attention again...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 5 years ago 108 reads 2 comments

  14. Brian Rolston to Kick Off Season Two of Leafs Talk Today

    Derek Harmsworth and Josh Lewis are excited to announce that Leafs Talk Today, your No. 1 source for all things Toronto Maple Leafs and the NHL, will return for season two on Wednesday, Dec...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 5 years ago 84 reads 0 comments

  15. Maple Leafs Make Awful Trade For Lee Stempniak

    This column is hard for me to write, because I've been one of Cliff Fletcher's biggest supporters since day one. However, sending Alex Steen and Carlo Colaiacovo to the St...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 5 years ago 1,255 reads 22 comments

  16. Home for a Rest: The Pseudo-Athletic World of Federal Elections

    It's entirely possible that no one noticed, but it has been an awfully long time since this writer produced a column for Bleacher Report...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 5 years ago 93 reads 2 comments

  17. Rebuilding the Toronto Maple Leafs: What Constitutes a Successful Season?

    With sweeping summer changes almost finished and training camp just around the corner, it's clear that Cliff Fletcher has done what he promised to do: get off to a good start rebuilding the Toronto Maple Leafs...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about almost 6 years ago 821 reads 8 comments

  18. Searching For The Olympic Soul

    Another Olympiad has come and gone, and with its passing comes a significant let-down for sport fanatics. But they aren't the only observers who felt a great rush of disappointment as the Beijing Games came to a close on Sunday...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about almost 6 years ago 366 reads 2 comments

  19. Blue Jackets Prospect Stefan Legein Quits Hockey

    Tremors of shock are hitting the hockey world today as the news squeaks out that Stefan Legein, a second-round pick of the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2007, is quitting hockey...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about almost 6 years ago 2,664 reads 12 comments

  20. Report: Toronto Maple Leafs, Florida Panthers Agree on Deal For Bryan McCabe

    According to TSN, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Florida Panthers have agreed on a trade that would send beleaguered defenseman Bryan McCabe to Miami. McCabe has reportedly waived his no-movement clause and is willing to move to the Panthers...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about almost 6 years ago 1,118 reads 7 comments

  21. NHL Millennium Megadraft: Round Four

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    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about almost 6 years ago 282 reads 0 comments

  22. Beijing Olympics: The 4 A.M. Wakeup Call

    Last night, I was watching CBC's coverage of Canadian swimmer Brent Hayden's decision to withdraw from the 200-metre freestyle semifinals...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about almost 6 years ago 278 reads 0 comments

  23. NHL Millennium Megadraft: Round Three

    Sidney Crosby went first overall. Dion Phaneuf went at No. 31. Who will be picked at No. 61? It's time for round three of the NHL Millennium Megadraft, a combination of the NHL Entry Drafts between 2001 and 2006...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about almost 6 years ago 430 reads 4 comments

  24. NHL Millennium Megadraft: Round Two

    Last week, I brought you the first round of the NHL Millennium Megadraft, which is a reorganized collection of NHL draft picks between 2001 and 2006...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about almost 6 years ago 543 reads 13 comments

  25. NHL Millennium Megadraft: Round One

    If you're confused by the title, don't feel bad. You're probably not alone. So I'll explain how this works. Being a draft junkie, and experiencing writer's block due to the lack of hockey action ...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about almost 6 years ago 533 reads 3 comments