1. Toronto Maple Leafs: Does Van Riemsdyk Make Sense as a Center?

    There have been very mixed opinions on the trade of Luke Schenn to the Flyers for James Van Riemsdyk ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Francesco Piacente about over 2 years ago 2,770 reads 34 comments

  2. Toronto Maple Leafs: Does Dion Phaneuf Deserve the Captaincy?

    There has been controversy surrounding Dion Phaneuf ever since he was awarded the captaincy of the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2010. Many don't believe he is a good enough player to wear the C for the most storied franchise in hockey history...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Francesco Piacente about over 2 years ago 2,601 reads 44 comments

  3. Toronto Maple Leafs: Could They Be the Answer to the New York Rangers' Problems?

    Thus far in free agency, both the Toronto Maple Leafs and the New York Rangers have done little to address needs in their top six...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Francesco Piacente about over 2 years ago 5,434 reads 70 comments

  4. Leafs: Analyzing Their Forward Core Going into Next Year (Post Free Agency)

    General Manager Brian Burke of the Toronto Maple Leafs made huge steps towards solidifying the bottom six of the forward core with his free agency moves this past weekend...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Francesco Piacente about over 2 years ago 1,654 reads 3 comments

  5. Toronto Maple Leafs: Analyzing Forward Core (Pre-Free Agency)

    Year after year, Leafs fans claim that "this will be the season" and that they'll take the next step forward and make the playoffs. They are beyond optimistic and expect everything to go perfectly for their beloved Maple Leafs...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Francesco Piacente about over 2 years ago 1,493 reads 11 comments

  6. Toronto Maple Leafs: What Justin Schultz Would Mean to the Future of the Defense

    The Toronto Maple Leafs have been linked to just about every player that has been seemingly available this offseason...

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  7. Life After Niklas Lidstrom: How Will the Detroit Red Wings Respond?

    I hate to say it, but we have seen the last of Nicklas Lidstrom in a Detroit Red Wings jersey. "Liddy" will hang up his skates this summer, having changed the game of hockey for years to come...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Francesco Piacente about over 2 years ago 1,030 reads 3 comments

  8. Toronto Blue Jays: Analyzing the Holes That Need to Be Filled for the Playoffs

    The Blue Jays have been a pleasant surprise so far this season, with a 16-13 record after finishing their series with the Los Angeles Angels ...

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  9. North Carolina Tar Heels: Who Will Step Up for the Tar Heels vs Kansas?

    There's no arguing it, the North Carolina Tar Heels are a better team with Kendall Marshall at the point. He is easily one of the top 5 distributors in college basketball, his basketball IQ is off the charts...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Francesco Piacente about almost 3 years ago 338 reads 0 comments

  10. Toronto Maple Leafs: Could a Trade with the Oilers Be on the Horizon?

    The Toronto Maple Leafs are in a very favorable position when it comes to their defensive depth. They currently have seven capable NHL defencemen capable of playing 20-plus minutes ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Francesco Piacente about almost 3 years ago 1,883 reads 83 comments

  11. Maple Leafs Trades: Why Burke Made the Right Decision in Acquiring Ashton

    Brian Burke has always preached size on his hockey teams, and there was much speculation that he would acquire a big, top 6 forward before this year's deadline...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Francesco Piacente about almost 3 years ago 1,348 reads 14 comments

  12. NHL Trade Rumors: Could the Maple Leafs and Kings Have a Trade on the Way?

    There has been speculation that the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Los Angeles Kings could be trade partners prior to this year's NHL trade deadline ever since Darren Dreger reported ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Francesco Piacente about almost 3 years ago 3,415 reads 39 comments