1. Toronto Maple Leafs and Andrew Raycroft, Kyle Wellwood Close to Parting Ways

    According to TSN and Sportsnet, the Toronto Maple Leafs have placed Andrew Raycroft and Kyle Wellwood on waivers. It's the first step to buying out Raycroft's contract and cutting Wellwood loose as a restricted free agent without a qualifying offer...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about 6 years ago 555 reads 3 comments

  2. Maple Leafs' Updated Prospect Rankings

    With the 2008 draft in the rearview mirror, it's time to re-evaluate the Toronto Maple Leafs' prospect depth. Let's rank where their young talent currently stands...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about 6 years ago 1,163 reads 4 comments

  3. NHL Draft Notes: QMJHL prospects experience The Slide again

    The 2008 NHL draft was the same old story for prospects from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Slide and slide big. And I'm not talking about the winter fun variety...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about 6 years ago 530 reads 2 comments

  4. Cliff Fletcher's Goal Is to Make Leafs Tough Opponents

    Cliff Fletcher's plan to remake the Toronto Maple Leafs got off to a bumpy start at the trade deadline when he was unable to jettison any of the team's pricey veterans. But a few months later, we are starting to piece together his vision for this team...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about 6 years ago 1,187 reads 7 comments

  5. NHL Draft Notes: Non-Leafs Edition

    So, I've already told you that I'm thrilled, ecstatic, over the moon, or whatever happy adjective you want to use, over the Toronto Maple Leafs' performance at the draft so far. Here are some thoughts on the other things that have transpired...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about 6 years ago 480 reads 1 comments

  6. NHL Draft: The Toronto Maple Leafs Are Having a Monster Draft

    Ladies and gentlemen, the Toronto Maple Leafs are ripping it up at the NHL Entry Draft. I have waited so long to say that...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about 6 years ago 1,901 reads 4 comments

  7. Toronto Maple Leafs Pre-Draft: What Could Happen At Seven

    Well, the day is finally upon us. Today, June 20, 2008, is the day the Toronto Maple Leafs take the monumental first step toward rebuilding their franchise...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about 6 years ago 1,040 reads 0 comments

  8. The Toronto Maple Leafs' Dream Draft

    Take a look at Friday, Jun. 20 on Cliff Fletcher's calendar. Is there a big red circle around it? There is? Good. Lip-synch lessons with Richard? Ah, jeez. Cliff's calendar aside, Jun...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 6 years ago 766 reads 6 comments

  9. Marc-Andre Fleury Has Arrived

    Amazing. Unbelievable. Magnificent. Just a few words that could be used to describe Marc-Andre Fleury's performance in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final Monday night. And none of them would do it justice...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 6 years ago 706 reads 0 comments

  10. Tales From Behind The Bench: The Bizarre Genius of Roger Neilson

    What would you say about a man who dumped hundreds of golf balls into a washing machine, allowed his dog to roam the streets of Chicago without a leash, and tried to change the TV channel with ...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 6 years ago 590 reads 1 comments

  11. Toronto Maple Leafs' Bench Blues: Who to Fill the Void?

    As everyone this side of Singapore knows, the Toronto Maple Leafs fired bench boss Paul Maurice last week after two disappointing seasons. The dismissal came a few months after general manager John Ferguson Jr...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 6 years ago 556 reads 5 comments

  12. Stanley Cup Playoffs Hit Doldrums in '08: What's with All the Lopsided Series?

    Having watched this year's NHL playoffs since the opening puck drop, I and other hockey fans have been treated to some fine hockey. We've seen some pretty goals, breathtaking saves and bone-crunching hits...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 6 years ago 491 reads 1 comments

  13. The Perennial Playoff Dilemma: Cheer Another Team or Watch Baseball?

    It's the perennial playoff quandary, especially if you're a Leafs fan like me: What to do when your team doesn't make the playoffs or gets knocked out early? Do you take ...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 6 years ago 293 reads 3 comments

  14. Battle of Pennsylvania: Penguins, Flyers will fight to the death

    Like most things in professional sports, hockey rivalries come and go, depending on the strength of both teams and the players involved.The Battle of Ontario? Passe...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 6 years ago 862 reads 7 comments

  15. Toronto Maple Leafs: What's Wrong, How to Fix It

    They say Rome wasn't built in a day. Well, just imagine how long it would have taken if the architects had to tear it all down first.That's the challenge facing Cliff Fletcher and the Toronto Maple Leafs this off-season...

    Josh Lewis Written by Josh Lewis about over 6 years ago 947 reads 2 comments