1. Toronto Maple Leafs: Will Brian Burke Finally Acquire a No. 1 Goalie?

    If you weren't convinced before the Stanley Cup Playoffs began, I'm sure you know now that the goalie position can be the single-most influential position in the NHL ...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about 2 years ago 4,896 reads 46 comments

  2. Toronto Maple Leafs: Who Stays and Who Goes This Offseason?

    With the NHL draft lottery set for Tuesday night, fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs will be treated to the first bittersweet taste that comes along with a disappointing season...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 7,952 reads 89 comments

  3. Toronto Maple Leafs Rumors: 10 Leafs Who Won't Be Back Next Season

    As another unfortunate season winds down for the Toronto Maple Leafs , fans are left to speculate which players may return next season, but that's one list of names that may not be very long...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 7,401 reads 64 comments

  4. NHL Trade Rumors: Why the Toronto Maple Leafs Shouldn't Trade Phil Kessel

    Much speculation has arisen over the past few weeks regarding the future of Toronto Maple Leafs forward Phil Kessel , but if GM Brian Burke is even contemplating trading his sniper, he should think again...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 3,085 reads 32 comments

  5. NHL Offseason: Will Leafs GM Brian Burke Stay the Course or Sell the Future?

    With the playoffs out of the picture, Toronto Maple Leafs fans have turned their focus to the offseason and have begun to wonder if GM Brian Burke is willing to stay the course...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 3,222 reads 69 comments

  6. NHL Free Agency: Could Justin Schultz Be a Diamond in the Rough?

    Let's be honest, other than Ryan Suter and Zach Parise, the NHL 's upcoming free-agent class isn't very intriguing. But a prospect by the name of Justin Schultz may add a bit of spice for teams and fans come July 1...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 4,762 reads 34 comments

  7. Toronto Maple Leafs Call Up Nazem Kadri and Ryan Hamilton

    The Toronto Maple Leafs called up forwards Nazem Kadri and Ryan Hamilton from their AHL affiliate Toronto Marlies on Thursday...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 1,109 reads 26 comments

  8. Toronto Maple Leafs: Can Randy Carlyle and Joffrey Lupul Make Nice?

    When Randy Carlyle took over as head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs , he was tasked with turning a dismal team around, part of which included unusual player relations...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 1,337 reads 26 comments

  9. Recipe for Disaster: Toronto Maple Leafs' Record Versus Playoff Teams

    The Toronto Maple Leafs have played decent hockey for nearly two-thirds of the season, but a quick look at their record against currently-ranked playoff teams shows that they were by no means a playoff-worthy team at any point this year...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 486 reads 9 comments

  10. Toronto Maple Leafs: GM Brian Burke Says "Blowing Up" Team Won't Happen

    With the Toronto Maple Leafs having dropped 15 of their past 17 games, fans are beginning to wonder if significant offseason changes are on the horizon for their favorite team...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 1,573 reads 80 comments

  11. Toronto Maple Leafs: 10 Changes They Need to Make to Reach Postseason

    If the Toronto Maple Leafs plan on grasping what vestiges remain of their faint playoff hopes, they will have to get back to the basics and pay close attention to certain details...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 3,642 reads 30 comments

  12. 5 Toronto Maple Leafs That May Be Gone Via Amnesty

    If the speculation is true, Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke may be able to save face by eliminating one unwanted player from his salary cap this offseason...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 2,384 reads 9 comments

  13. Toronto Maple Leafs: Why Is Nazem Kadri in the AHL?

    The slumping Toronto Maple Leafs fell 1-0 to the visiting Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night, in a game that prospect Nazem Kadri may have been able to salvage...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 2,974 reads 78 comments

  14. Toronto Maple Leafs: Why GM Brian Burke Should Avoid Free Agency

    The NHL free-agent waters open July 1, but if history is any indication, perhaps Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brain Burke should avoid taking the plunge...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 1,215 reads 30 comments

  15. Why Criticizing Your Favorite Team Is Not an Act of Mutiny

    Have you ever despised a sports journalist for being critical of your favorite team? Have you ever replied in defense of your team with a letter to the editor or a message board ...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 285 reads 0 comments

  16. NHL Debates: Is Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke Overrated?

    Over the past month, the Toronto Maple Leafs have gone 3-10-1, which has many people wondering if in fact GM Brian Burke is the right man for the job...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 2,591 reads 116 comments

  17. Leafs GM Burke Hangs Up During Radio Interview: Is He Feeling the Heat?

    Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke , who is already on thin ice with Toronto media, made matters worse on Tuesday by hanging up during a radio interview...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 739 reads 14 comments

  18. Leafs Re-Sign Center Mikhail Grabovski: Did GM Burke Make a Mistake?

    The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Tuesday morning that GM Brian Burke has re-signed center Mikhail Grabovski to a five-year, $27.5 million contract extension...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 370 reads 15 comments

  19. Don Cherry Blasts Leafs GM Brian Burke for an Alleged Firing Attack

    This past Saturday night, Canada's biggest loudmouth Don Cherry ripped into Leafs GM Brian Burke during his Coach's Corner segment on CBC's "Hockey Night In Canada" broadcast...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 695 reads 2 comments

  20. Toronto Maple Leafs: 10 People Most Responsible for the Leafs' Struggles

    Randy Carlyle may have gotten a win in his debut as bench boss for the Toronto Maple Leafs , but realistically his new team is in dire straits and there is no shortage of people at fault...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 1,846 reads 14 comments

  21. 7 Changes Toronto Maple Leaf Fans Will See Under New Coach Randy Carlyle

    GM Brian Burke is confident his Toronto Maple Leafs will be participating in playoff hockey come April for the first time since 2004, but a number of changes will have to occur in order for that to happen...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 6,668 reads 33 comments

  22. Toronto Maple Leafs: The Firing of Wilson Opens GM Burke to New Criticisms

    If GM Brian Burke thinks that his decision to fire coach Ron Wilson has gotten him off the hook with Toronto Maple Leafs fans, he should think again...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 455 reads 8 comments

  23. Toronto Maple Leafs: Where Did GM Brian Burke Go Wrong?

    The Toronto Maple Leafs are a team with an identity crisis on their hands, and fans have only one person to blame for that: Brian Burke...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 1,193 reads 12 comments

  24. 5 Replacements for Coach Ron Wilson of the Toronto Maple Leafs

    As the Toronto Maple Leafs slip further away from the playoffs with every defeat, fans no longer ask if, but when will coach Ron Wilson be fired...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 3,199 reads 87 comments

  25. Toronto Maple Leafs Fans Call for the Guillotine with 'Fire Wilson' Chants

    Instead of enjoying his 1400 th career game as an NHL coach, Ron Wilson was showered off to the locker room with the sound of "Fire Wilson" chants raining down on him...

    Matt Wiseman Written by Matt Wiseman about over 2 years ago 1,226 reads 59 comments