1. Toronto Maple Leafs: Brian Burke's Best Possible Move for the 2012 Offseason

    The Toronto Maple Leafs have many question marks going into the 2012-13 NHL season. This is nothing new to Leafs fans who have tolerated almost an entire decade of consecutive playoff absences...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about almost 2 years ago 6,957 reads 191 comments

  2. Toronto Maple Leafs: Is Mikhail Grabovski on the Trade Block?

    For every legitimate rumour posted on Twitter from the likes of Bob McKenzie or Darren Dreger, there are probably about 1,000 fake ones. Maybe more. I must confess, I do follow some of the "insider" Twitter accounts out there...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about 2 years ago 5,989 reads 113 comments

  3. Toronto Maple Leafs' Free Agent Frenzy: A Look at What's Left

    The big day has come and gone. July 1st was a fairly uneventful day for Toronto Maple Leafs fans around the world. Like many of you, I was glued to TSN's three hour coverage of "the event"...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about 2 years ago 2,807 reads 12 comments

  4. Toronto Maple Leafs 2012/13: A Changing of the Guard

    After what appeared to be one of the most epic collapses to a season ever seen in the NHL (well, aside from the performance put on by the Minnesota Wild this year), Brian Burke identified a number of changes that need to be made in the offseason...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about 2 years ago 4,042 reads 31 comments

  5. Getting Bigger, Getting Tougher: Future Toronto Maple Leafs 2012 UFA Signings

    Let's all agree on one thing right from the get go: Brian Burke has failed to deliver on most of what he has promised since he was hired as the Toronto Maple Leafs ' next president and general manager in November 2008...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about 2 years ago 3,353 reads 22 comments

  6. Toronto Maple Leafs' Jonas Gustavsson: Is Patience Finally Paying Off?

    Is patience paying off for Jonas Gustavsson ? Short answer: Yes. When I write or have conversations about the typical Toronto Maple Leafs fan, the easiest thing to do is ...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about over 2 years ago 1,722 reads 28 comments

  7. The Toronto Maple Leafs: Delivering the NHL's Five Biggest Hits of the Year

    The Toronto Maple Leafs have been playing an exceptionally tough brand of hockey this year, maybe more so than at any time in recent history...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about over 2 years ago 2,177 reads 3 comments

  8. Monday Morning's Circus: Pacioretty vs. Letang vs. Shanahan

    Max Pacioretty is scheduled for a phone hearing with head NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan on Monday morning to address one of the more blatant examples of a head hit in the NHL this year...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about over 2 years ago 576 reads 9 comments

  9. Toronto Maple Leafs: Luke Schenn and Short Term Memory

    I’ve written about it before and hoped to have gotten it all off of my chest. But it features so prominently as a symptom of the psychosis linked to Toronto Maple Leaf fans. What is it? The Short Term Memory...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about over 2 years ago 865 reads 32 comments

  10. Toronto Maple Leafs vs. 2012 NHL Playoffs

    Since the lockout, fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs have endured an enormous amount of ridicule. I will not even bother trying to defend the fanbase because to be perfectly honest, most of the time the criticism has been warranted...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about over 2 years ago 1,627 reads 39 comments

  11. Toronto Maple Leafs: A Tale of Two Defensemen

    Toronto 's Jake Gardiner and Cody Franson are two teammates involved in an all-out war for ice time. Doubtless, Franson did not expect to be put in this situation. Based on Ron Wilson and Brian Burke’s reactions, neither did they...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about over 2 years ago 1,357 reads 15 comments

  12. Toronto Maple Leafs of 2011/2012: What We've Seen so Far

    Two games into the 2011/2012 NHL season and the Toronto Maple Leafs boast a perfect winning record...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about almost 3 years ago 822 reads 5 comments

  13. Toronto Maple Leafs' 2011 Rookie Tournament: A Look at the Future

    Close your eyes. Take a deep breath. Let it out slowly. Repeat. You can feel it, can't you? The slight drop in temperature outside? The excitement coming from within? The nervousness ...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about almost 3 years ago 2,742 reads 17 comments

  14. Kris Draper: Calling It a Career

    Retirement. Surely this is a daunting prospect for any professional athlete. But for Kris Draper , this prospect is now a reality. He is face-to-face with life after 20 years spent playing in the National Hockey League...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about almost 3 years ago 196 reads 3 comments

  15. Toronto Maple Leafs: Top Five Candidates to Be Dealt by the 2012 Trade Deadline

    Brian Burke has made some prudent moves over the past number of months, signing some of his key building blocks for the future to fairly reasonable contracts...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about 3 years ago 14,294 reads 77 comments

  16. Predicting the Leafs' Next Trading Partner: Anyone Have Glen Sather's Cell?

    The Toronto Maple Leafs , widely known and loved for their generous spirit, are in a perfect position to help out the next woebegone general manager on their list of prospective charity cases: poor old Glen Sather...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about 3 years ago 3,758 reads 56 comments

  17. Mike Komisarek: Seven Teams the Leafs Could Trade Him to

    This recent quote by Brian Burke may have shocked and confused more than a few Leafs fans: “I don't see him as the odd man out at all. We really like the way his game came around late in the season...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about 3 years ago 5,911 reads 74 comments

  18. Toronto Maple Leafs Trading for Steven Stamkos: It's Never Going to Happen

    Despite the Toronto Maple Leafs ' recent acquisitions of centers Tim Connolly, Matthew Lombardi and Phillipe Dupuis, Brian Burke and his management team will continue the seemingly never-ending search for a legitimate, young, baggage-free No...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about 3 years ago 4,531 reads 120 comments

  19. Toronto Maple Leafs: Current Roster Depth Will Be Key to Future Playoff Success

    Though the Toronto Maple Leafs' many critics would have you believe otherwise, Brian Burke and his management team have a very definitive agenda in mind when it comes to transforming ...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about 3 years ago 1,603 reads 32 comments

  20. Toronto Maple Leafs: 11 Players Brian Burke Should Be Choosing from This Summer

    Hoping to avoid the dreaded sophomore slump, I hereby tackle my second Bleacher Report article! In listening to Brian Burke's annual end-of-season press conference and subsequent ...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about 3 years ago 2,820 reads 73 comments

  21. James Reimer: The Toronto Maple Leafs' Latest RFA Signing

    Finally! My first Bleacher Report article. It feels like I'm taking the opening faceoff on day one of the regular season—a mixture of nerves and excitement...

    Jason Ham Written by Jason Ham about 3 years ago 597 reads 36 comments