1. Toronto Maple Leafs: Does It Really Matter How Much the Marlies Win?

    In true damage control fashion, executives of the Toronto Maple Leafs have been desperately trying to point out the positives from this year in order to regain control of a Leaf Nation that is growing in apathy...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about over 2 years ago 2,043 reads 29 comments

  2. Toronto Maple Leafs: 4 Crucial Free Agents to Sign for Next Season

    Without any playoff action to look forward to, the focus in Toronto shifts towards the new faces that will be added in the coming months to bring hope for next year’s campaign...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about over 2 years ago 4,801 reads 13 comments

  3. Toronto Maple Leafs: What Should the Leafs Do with Their Impending Free Agents?

    The Leafs have six players on the roster that will be free agents on July 1, and with the way this season is coming to a disappointing close, there are some important decisions to be made in preparation for next year...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about over 2 years ago 4,241 reads 39 comments

  4. Toronto Maple Leafs: What's the Goalie Situation for Next Year?

    Let’s say you’ve got two goalies that are out of the top 25 in the NHL for almost every single significant goaltender stat category and your team is on track to miss the playoffs for a franchise record seventh season in a row...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about over 2 years ago 3,457 reads 20 comments

  5. Toronto Maple Leafs: 5 Players Who Will Thrive Under Randy Carlyle

    Well folks, it hasn’t been a success yet, has it? The Toronto Maple Leafs have only won one of three games in the new Randy Carlyle era, that win coming against the last-place Montreal Canadiens ...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about over 2 years ago 3,417 reads 29 comments

  6. The NHL's 25 Biggest Fighting Fails of the Season

    Unlike boxers, mixed martial artists and Chuck Norris, hockey players don’t necessarily receive training on how to fight...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about over 2 years ago 4,429 reads 17 comments

  7. Toronto Blue Jays: Why I'll Be Skipping Opening Day 2012

    Trying to reconcile loyalty for his team with an understanding of the profit-driven organization that runs it is a very tough thing for this particular Toronto Blue Jays fan...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about over 2 years ago 3,039 reads 71 comments

  8. NHL Trade Rumors: 12 Teams That Will Be Most Active Before the Deadline

    There are two times of the year when NHL GMs truly earn the money for which they are paid: the free-agency period in the summer and the weeks leading up to the trade deadline...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about over 2 years ago 35,973 reads 32 comments

  9. Toronto Maple Leafs: Why Ron Wilson's Contract Extension Does Not Make Him Safe

    On Christmas Day, Toronto Maple Leafs coach Ron Wilson tiptoed downstairs and tweeted to his followers that he had received a very special gift this year: a brand spanking new contract extension...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about over 2 years ago 1,252 reads 1 comments

  10. 2012 NHL All-Star Game: The Voting System Isn't Broken

    Fans of the Ottawa Senators have to be giddy as schoolgirls after learning on Jan. 5 that four of their players were selected as part of the First Six team for the 2012 NHL All-Star Game ...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about over 2 years ago 742 reads 4 comments

  11. NHL Trade News: Picking the Winner of Each Huge Offseason Trade

    Last summer we witnessed a number of blockbuster deals in the NHL for varying reasons—some were cost-cutting deals, others were made to allow players a change of scenery, and some were simply made to address a team deficiency...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about over 2 years ago 1,545 reads 20 comments

  12. One Player Each Team Should Look to Move After NHL Holiday Trade Freeze Ends

    With the NHL ’s holiday trade freeze officially over as of December 28 th , teams are getting ready to wheel and deal right up until the February 27 th trade deadline...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about over 2 years ago 1,422 reads 12 comments

  13. NHL Winter Classic 2012: 5 Reasons Why This Year's Game Was Boring

    It’s official: The TV ratings for this year’s Winter Classic were the lowest in the history of the event. The game received a 2.4 rating, with 3...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about over 2 years ago 1,021 reads 16 comments

  14. NHL Winter Classic 2012: 5 Reasons Why the Rangers Won

    It took about a period for the New York Rangers to fully enter the 2012 Winter Classic, but once they did they made sure to keep their foot on the gas, winning by a score of 3-2 against the Philadelphia Flyers at Citizens Bank Park...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about over 2 years ago 2,586 reads 0 comments

  15. NHL Winter Classic 2012: 3 Keys to Beating the New York Rangers

    Even though the NHL Winter Classic is always a spectacle and a fun game to watch, it’s still a regular season game...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about over 2 years ago 554 reads 0 comments

  16. NHL Trade Rumours: What Could the Toronto Maple Leafs Get for Nazem Kadri?

    Nazem Kadri has been itching for another shot at the NHL ever since he was last sent down to the Toronto Marlies in October...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about almost 3 years ago 6,611 reads 65 comments

  17. The 15 Most Idiotic Goal Celebrations in NHL History

    The practice of celebrating a goal in hockey is relatively new to the game. Back in the old days when hockey players were “real” men that ate porridge and washed it down ...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about almost 3 years ago 5,616 reads 56 comments

  18. Toronto Blue Jays Get Punk'd in Yu Darvish Sweepstakes

    It looks like yet another Toronto team has been played for fools. On December 19 , the Yu Darvish saga finally came to an end, at least as far as the Toronto Blue Jays are concerned...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about almost 3 years ago 1,851 reads 26 comments

  19. Toronto Raptors: All-Time Head Coach Rankings

    New Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey has very little time to implement his coaching system with the players as the team will open the season in less than two weeks, with only two preseason contests against the Boston Celtics as tune-ups...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about almost 3 years ago 1,614 reads 0 comments

  20. 2012 NHL All-Star Game: Who Should Make the First Team vs. Who Will

    NHL fans are having their say as to who should represent the league as First Team All-Stars, and the results aren’t pretty...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about almost 3 years ago 5,228 reads 30 comments

  21. Sidney Crosby: Should the Pittsburgh Penguins' Star Retire?

    Are we witnessing the concluding chapter of Sidney Crosby's hockey career? On December 12, it was announced that Crosby will be out indefinitely after experiencing concussion-like symptoms again...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about almost 3 years ago 2,960 reads 13 comments

  22. 5 Rivalries That Should Be Considered for the NHL Winter Classic

    The Winter Classic has turned into a very successful midseason tradition for the NHL , complete with intriguing storylines, cool jerseys and cleverly chosen venues...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about almost 3 years ago 5,558 reads 128 comments

  23. NHL Realignment: Is the Four-Conference Format Good for the Playoffs?

    Forget the regular season, the playoffs are where real hockey happens. Only 16 teams—roughly half the NHL —remain in mid-April...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about almost 3 years ago 4,173 reads 17 comments

  24. NHL: 4 Reasons Why the Four-Division Realignment Proposal Works

    Will the NHL use an old solution to solve a new problem? We’ll likely find out in a week. The NHL Board of Governors will meet on December 5th and 6th to discuss realignment possibilities, which include a return to four divisions...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about almost 3 years ago 3,166 reads 58 comments

  25. NHL Stock Market: Buy, Sell or Hold Rankings for Each Team

    Decisions, decisions. About a quarter into the NHL season, Thanksgiving in the NHL is usually the point when general managers begin to draw conclusions about the talent on their rosters and whether or not it is good enough to make the playoffs...

    Anthony Antonacci Written by Anthony Antonacci about almost 3 years ago 3,466 reads 10 comments