1. Toronto Maple Leafs' Big Question: Is Mike Komisarek Better Than a Can of Spam?

    I know, I know: the Leafs are off to a pretty damn good start—way better than expected, even with the loss to Ottawa tonight—and so perhaps I should simply be happy ...

    Matthew Shane Written by Matthew Shane about over 2 years ago 1,487 reads 51 comments

  2. 2011 NHL Playoffs: 15 Players You'd Most Want on Your Side in a Game 7

    The lights dim. The crowd gets quiet. You can feel the tension in the air. The anthem is sung. The crowd goes wild. The players begin circling the ice, with thoughts of the stress and the pressure overwhelming the crowd noise...

    Matthew Shane Written by Matthew Shane about 3 years ago 1,171 reads 5 comments

  3. NHL Playoffs: Sean Bergenheim and the Top 11 Stanley Cup One-Hit Wonders

    There's really nothing like the NHL Playoffs for separating the wheat from the chaff. The lambs from the lions. The men from the boys...

    Matthew Shane Written by Matthew Shane about 3 years ago 1,639 reads 9 comments

  4. Toronto Maple Leafs: No Reason to Bring Clarke MacArthur Back

    Until James Reimer started leaping tall buildings in a single bound, there's no question that Clarke MacArthur was the biggest surprise of the Toronto Maple Leafs 2010-11 season...

    Matthew Shane Written by Matthew Shane about 3 years ago 5,838 reads 171 comments

  5. James Reimer: How Much Should He Play Next Season?

    The story is a familiar one by now, but remains an engaging read: On Dec. 30th, 2010, the Toronto Maple Leafs , sporting a 13-19-4 record, were sitting 14th in the Eastern Conference, and 28th overall...

    Matthew Shane Written by Matthew Shane about 3 years ago 1,349 reads 16 comments

  6. Toronto Blue Jays: 6 Keys for Jays to Compete in the Tough AL East

    Any longtime Blue Jays fan understands that the world isn’t necessarily a fair place. Year in and year out, while teams like the Twins and Rangers are allowed to squeak ...

    Matthew Shane Written by Matthew Shane about 3 years ago 457 reads 2 comments