1. Sidney Crosby Possibly Retiring?

    Known as one of hockey’s most informed sources, the Fan 590’s Bob McCowan recently claimed that members of Sidney Crosby ’s family are encouraging him to retire ...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 6,822 reads 53 comments

  2. 5 Ways NHL Players Can Bring Back a Little “RESPECT” To the Game

    There has been a lot of chatter both online and in the fish wrap in regards to NHL players and the lack of respect between them these days...

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  3. NHL: Does the League Want the Violence?

    All the rage in NHL circles these days seems to be about head shots, cheap shots, a lack of respect for opposing players and, of course, fighting...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 1,817 reads 54 comments

  4. Zdeno Chara Escapes Suspension: Did The NHL Get It Right?

    By now every hockey fan has heard National Hockey League senior vice president of hockey operations Mike Murphy’s decision not to impose any supplemental discipline upon ...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 2,157 reads 45 comments

  5. Brooks Laich and Pascal Dupuis: Future Toronto Maple Leafs?

    When Brian Burke joined the Toronto Maple Leafs as their new general manager in Nov. 2008, he was very forthcoming about how to build a team...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 4,335 reads 42 comments

  6. Tyler Bozak: Does He Still Fit Into Brian Burke's Plans?

    Playing for the University of Denver out of the WCHA, Tyler Bozak did enough to catch the attention of Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke and his staff of amateur ...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 2,024 reads 23 comments

  7. Toronto Maple Leafs: Surging Buds Have a Shot at Making the NHL Playoffs

    With a 10-2-4 record since the All-Star break, the Toronto Maple Leafs have gradually climbed the NHL standings to the point that the Blue and White now have a legitimate chance of making the playoffs...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 1,188 reads 21 comments

  8. Toronto Maple Leafs: Despite His Detractors, Brian Burke Is Building a Winner

    November 29, 2008. Some day this date will resonate with Toronto Maple Leaf fans everywhere as it marks the date when Brian Burke was named President and General Manager of ...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 2,247 reads 39 comments

  9. NHL Trade Rumors: Clarke MacArthur To Nashville?

    Currently sitting in eighth spot in the Western Conference with 72 points on the season, the Nashville Predators are holding on to the final playoff spot by the skin of their teeth...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 2,655 reads 19 comments

  10. NHL Trade Rumors: The Toronto Maple Leafs Must Re-sign Clarke MacArthur

    The clock is ticking on pending restricted free agent Clarke MacArthur and his future with the Toronto Maple Leafs . If MacArthur is not signed to a new long-term contract by Monday’s trade deadline, he is likely to be moved...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 2,631 reads 50 comments

  11. James Reimer Is the Key to the Toronto Maple Leafs' Success

    Goaltending. For most NHL teams, goaltender is the single most important position, and, in many respects, has the biggest impact on a team's success, both pro and con...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 1,091 reads 23 comments

  12. Toronto Maple Leafs: Core Has Been Built, Now To Tweak the Roster…

    There has been a lot of debate as to whether or not the Toronto Maple Leafs are a player or two away from playoff contention, or still a team caught in an exhausting rebuild that never seems to end...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 2,319 reads 70 comments

  13. NHL Trade Speculation: What Would It Take for Maple Leafs To Land Stephen Weiss?

    Originally drafted fourth overall in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, Stephen Weiss has played his entire career with the Florida Panthers ...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 3,884 reads 57 comments

  14. NHL Trade Rumors: Report Suggests Brad Richards Not Interested in Toronto

    The Toronto Maple Leafs are in dire need of a centre. Potential unrestricted free agent Brad Richards would be a perfect fit. Only trouble is, according to Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun, signing Richards is unlikely...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 2,069 reads 62 comments

  15. Toronto Maple Leafs: Brad Richards and Brian Burke's Other Pending Moves?

    While there is no guarantee that Dallas Stars forward Brad Richards will hit the free agent market, there is no denying that if/when Richards does hit the free agent market the competition for his services will be fast and furious...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 4,503 reads 127 comments

  16. Tomas Kaberle Traded To Boston Bruins: Brian Burke Nets Huge Return!

    For the better part of two full seasons, veteran defenseman Tomas Kaberle has seen his name appear in just about every trade rumor surrounding the Toronto Maple Leafs ...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 3,071 reads 145 comments

  17. NHL: Are the Toronto Maple Leafs Playoff Bound?

    Heading into Thursday night's action, the Toronto Maple Leafs sit in 11th place in the Eastern Conference, a mere six points out of the eighth and final playoff spot...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 1,391 reads 24 comments

  18. NHL Trade Rumors: Will Colby Armstrong Be Moved?

    Quietly, Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke is righting the wrongs that he made in offseasons past. Gone is veteran defenseman Francois Beauchemin, as is speedy forward Kris Versteeg, with a real possibility of more changes to come...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 7,756 reads 76 comments

  19. Kris Versteeg Headed to Philadelphia, Brian Burke Lands First Rounder

    Several media outlets are reporting that the Toronto Maple Leafs have traded forward Kris Versteeg to the Philadelphia Flyers for a first- and third-round pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 4,447 reads 66 comments

  20. NHL Trade Rumors: Who Will Replace Tomas Kaberle?

    The time for Toronto Maple Lea fs general manager Brian Burke to trade Tomas Kaberle was never better than last summer...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 4,637 reads 25 comments

  21. Brian Burke: Willing To Undo Errors

    With the news that veteran defenseman Francois Beauchemin has been traded to the Anaheim Ducks for forward Joffrey Lupul , prospect Jake Gardiner and a conditional third round ...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 1,973 reads 56 comments

  22. Nashville Predators Acquire Mike Fisher From Ottawa

    According to numerous media outlets, the Nashville Predators have added some offensive depth to their team, acquiring veteran center Mike Fisher from the Ottawa Senators...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 282 reads 6 comments

  23. Brian Burke Deals Francois Beauchemin: Who Is Next To Go?

    Yesterday, Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke dealt veteran defenseman Francois Beauchemin to the Anaheim Ducks for defensive prospect Jake Gardiner , a conditional ...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 3,269 reads 51 comments

  24. Francois Beauchemin Traded To Anaheim, Joffrey Lupul Coming To Toronto

    Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke has traded veteran defenseman Francois Beauchemin to the Anaheim Ducks in return for a package that includes forward Joffrey ...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 1,173 reads 47 comments

  25. Phil Kessel: Have The Toronto Maple Leafs Had Their Phil of the Youngster?

    Fresh off his infamous snub at the 2011 All-Star Game, Toronto Maple Leafs “sniper” Phil Kessel is making headlines again...

    Mark Ritter Written by Mark Ritter about over 3 years ago 1,172 reads 33 comments