1. Toronto Maple Leafs: Dion Phaneuf In God We Trust!

    One of the best things about being a creative writer and correspondant with this great venue known as 'bleacher report.com' is the journalistic creativity that this forum allows their writers to participate in...

    Mark Keilty Written by Mark Keilty about over 4 years ago 515 reads 3 comments

  2. Dion Phaneuf: Toronto Maple Leafs Captain in Waiting

    It has taken a mass resurrection of Toronto Maple Leaf Vice President and General Manager Brian Burke and his followers in Leaf Nation to draw me to write again at  Bleacher Report. The Leaf Nation's next captain wears No...

    Mark Keilty Written by Mark Keilty about almost 5 years ago 1,723 reads 13 comments

  3. Pittsburgh Penguins 2009 Stanley Cup Champs: "What Goes Around Comes Around"

    Congratulations to the young and not so restless Pittsburgh Penguins in winning the 2009 Stanley Cup Championship. Not since the 1971 Montreal Canadiens, has a visiting team won Sir Stanley's mug on an opposing teams playing field...

    Mark Keilty Written by Mark Keilty about over 5 years ago 1,291 reads 0 comments

  4. Stanley Cup Final 2009 - Detroit vs Pittsburgh: A Tale of Two Cities

    Congratulations to the maturing Sidney Crosby led Pittsburgh Penguins and their win in Game Six of the 2009 Stanley Cup Finals in forcing a sudden death Game Seven in Motorcity, USA on Friday night...

    Mark Keilty Written by Mark Keilty about over 5 years ago 1,799 reads 1 comments

  5. Stanley Cup Final 2009: Can Detroit Repeat In Crosby's Igloo?

    I have been absent from Bleacher for a little while now, but I have never forgotten about this incredible interactive website. With that said, I must comment on the exceptioanl hockey being played in the 2009 version of the Stanley Cup Playoffs...

    Mark Keilty Written by Mark Keilty about over 5 years ago 1,109 reads 4 comments

  6. NHL 2008 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Final Four: Expect The Unexpected Edition.

    Today is the beginning of the Final Four in this years road to the Stanley Cup. The one constant that has become apparent, as we approach the final two weeks in the quest for Lord Stanley's ...

    Mark Keilty Written by Mark Keilty about over 6 years ago 1,265 reads 2 comments

  7. 2008 NHL Playoff Predictions: Western Conference, Round One

    Yesterday I wrote my predictions regarding the Eastern Conference results for Round One and today I give you my forecast for the "wild west."Detroit Red Wings (first) vs Nashville Predators (eighth) This series is all about respect...

    Mark Keilty Written by Mark Keilty about over 6 years ago 1,535 reads 2 comments

  8. 2008 NHL Playoff Predictions: Eastern Conference, Round One

    Wednesday night signals the beginning of the NHL's second season. Sixteen teams have officially qualified to go to war for the oldest trophy in professional sports—the Stanley Cup...

    Mark Keilty Written by Mark Keilty about over 6 years ago 3,311 reads 34 comments

  9. Toronto Maple Leafs: Has Mats Sundin Played His Last Game?

    Today, without much fanfare, it was announced that Toronto Maple Leaf captain and all-time points leader Mats Sundin will not be playing tonight against the Buffalo Sabres...

    Mark Keilty Written by Mark Keilty about over 6 years ago 1,894 reads 22 comments

  10. NASCAR: Is Hendrick Motorsports in an Early Season Slump?

    Who would have imagined that five races in Hendrick Motorsports Racing, with their stable of thoroughbred race horses, would be a combined zero for 15 in team starts at the beginning ...

    Mark Keilty Written by Mark Keilty about almost 7 years ago 1,101 reads 4 comments

  11. Toronto Maple Leafs: Playoff Hopes All In the Numbers

    Sports is all about numbers. Talk to any true sports fanatic and they will be able to tell you all about their favourite player or team and a good portion of the conversation will surely entail the 'numbers game'...

    Mark Keilty Written by Mark Keilty about almost 7 years ago 839 reads 8 comments

  12. Happy Birthday, Roger Penske: Daytona 500 Winner!

    On February 20th Roger Penske turns 71 years old and this birthday will be one of his fondest to date—I am sure!On Sunday February 17th at approximately 7pm EST his one/two punch of racers ...

    Mark Keilty Written by Mark Keilty about almost 7 years ago 1,043 reads 3 comments

  13. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Already Loves His Hendrick Team!

    Well, it didn't take Dale Earnhardt Jr. long to realize that "yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus!" And yes, that Santa Claus appears to be Rick Hendrick and his incredible ...

    Mark Keilty Written by Mark Keilty about almost 7 years ago 999 reads 1 comments

  14. Nascar and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hope 'Change is Good' in 2008

    In less then two weeks one the the most gruelling schedules in all of professional sports begins. That harsh schedule belongs to the renamed Nascar Sprint Cup, formerly known as the Nascar Nextel Cup...

    Mark Keilty Written by Mark Keilty about almost 7 years ago 2,498 reads 5 comments

  15. Maple Leafs Axe Ferguson, Bring in Fletcher to Right Ship

    Well it finally happened, Leaf Nation! Today was the day of reckoning for John Ferguson Jr. At 1:00 pm EST the Toronto Maple Leafs finally made a decision that was well overdue—the dismissal of their lame-duck general manager...

    Mark Keilty Written by Mark Keilty about almost 7 years ago 611 reads 0 comments