1. NHL Lockout 2012: Why Gary Bettman Should Lose His Job If a Lockout Happens

    With the collective bargaining agreement set to expire at midnight or September 15th, the National Hockey League ( NHL ) is set for what looks to be a long and drawn-out lockout that does not look like there will be an end in sight...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about almost 2 years ago 9,522 reads 8 comments

  2. Toronto Blue Jays: Minor League Awards and Summary for 2012

    The Toronto Blue Jays endured an injury plagued year so far in the 2012 season. The season isn't quite over yet, but September has now begun and the Jays are now on the outside ...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about almost 2 years ago 1,853 reads 1 comments

  3. NHL CBA Meetings 2012: A Fan's Simple Quick Fix for NHLPA'S Proposal Rejection

    With yet another lockout looming in Gary Bettman's tenure, there is no wonder why he gets booed incessantly at any hockey event he attends. Fact of the matter is, the fans are just plain tired of greed on the part of the owners...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about almost 2 years ago 1,117 reads 6 comments

  4. Toronto Maple Leafs: The Leafs' Top 13 Prospects Heading into the 2012-13 Season

    After a pretty impressive 2012 draft, the Leafs head into the season as having one of the deepest prospect pools in the NHL ...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 3,181 reads 32 comments

  5. Toronto Maple Leafs Speculation: Why Leafs Should Not Target Ryan Getzlaf

    All this talk this offseason was about the Leafs' pursuit of either a starting goaltender or that ever elusive first-line center...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 4,098 reads 48 comments

  6. Toronto Maple Leafs: 5 Prospects Expected to Make an Impact This Season

    With an NHL lockout looming, there remains a distinct possibility the Toronto Maple Leafs could have a completely different look to them the next time we see them on the ice...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 3,906 reads 30 comments

  7. MLB Trade Deadline 2012: Blue Jays Trade Snider and Thames for Bullpen Help

    Early in the morning on trade deadline day, Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopolous has struck two separate deals that see outfielders Eric Thames and Travis Snider head out of town...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 5,361 reads 33 comments

  8. Rick Nash Trade: Power-Ranking the Eastern Conference Post-Nash Trade

    Rick Nash has been dealt to the New York Rangers, according to TSN's Darren Dreger , in a deal that sees the Rangers give up Artem Anisimov, Brandon Dubinsky, prospect defenseman Tim Erixon and a first-round pick in the blockbuster trade...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 5,643 reads 87 comments

  9. Jays Complete Monster 10-Player Deal with Astros, Acquire Happ and Lyon

    The Toronto Blue Jays and Houston Astros have hooked up for a monster trade that sees the Astros give up starter J.A...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 1,328 reads 6 comments

  10. Report: Maple Leafs Make Offer for Los Angeles Kings Goaltender Jonathan Bernier

    According to a report in the Toronto Sun and Hockey Night in Canada's Andi Petrillo, the Toronto Maple Leafs have begun their pursuit of goaltender Jonathan Bernier by making an offer to the Los Angeles Kings for the 24-year-old netminder...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 7,298 reads 83 comments

  11. Toronto Raptors Trade James Johnson to Sacremento Kings; Another Move Immenent?

    According to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN.com , the Raptors have agreed to trade small forward James Johnson, the teams best perimeter defender, to the Sacremento Kings in exchange for a future second-round pick...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 3,736 reads 34 comments

  12. Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 Prospects at the All Star Break

    Even though the Toronto Blue Jays are struggling to a .500 record in a season full of injuries and inconsistencies, that cannot be said for the Jays' farm system, which is ranking among the best in all of baseball...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 5,351 reads 9 comments

  13. NHL Offseason 2012: Could Niklas Backstrom Be on the Toronto Maple Leafs' Radar?

    An offseason full of speculation and rumors appears to be continuing, as the Toronto Maple Leafs re-work their team in hopes of making the playoffs...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 183 reads 60 comments

  14. Toronto Raptors: 5 Free-Agent Point Guards to Replace Jerryd Bayless

    ESPN's Marc Stein tweeted on Friday that the Toronto Raptors have renounced Jerryd Bayless , officially making him an unrestricted free agent. The qualifying offer was worth $4...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 8,448 reads 15 comments

  15. NBA Rumors: Raps Interested in Kirilenko, Ilyasova; Looking to Deal Calderon

    It's been a busy offseason so far for GM Bryan Colangelo, assistants Ed Stefanski and Maurizio Gheredini and the entire Raptors staff. But guess what? The offseason has just started...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 6,732 reads 22 comments

  16. Jays Talk: Does Management Value Farm System More Than the Major League Team?

    Sitting at 40-39, the Blue Jays' season appears to be spiraling out of control. The team has struggled on the mound since losing their ace, Brandon Morrow, and depth starters Drew Hutchison and Kyle Drabek...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 1,836 reads 14 comments

  17. NBA Free Agency 2012: Raptors Trying to Sign SF Nicolas Batum?

    According to Chris Haynes of CSSNW.com , the Toronto Raptors are among the teams looking into signing small forward Nicolas Batum of the Portland Trail Blazers ...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 4,612 reads 37 comments

  18. NBA Rumors: Is Dion Waiters in a Draft-Day Deal with the Raptors?

    Speculation mounted earlier today when it was reported by ESPN's Andy Katz that the Cavaliers were thinking of taking SG Dion Waiters with the fourth overall pick in this years NBA draft...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 3,123 reads 6 comments

  19. Lakers Shopping Pau Gasol for Top 10 Pick, Should Raptors Be Interested?

    According to a report by Mike Bresnahan in the Los Angeles Times , the Los Angeles Lakers appear set on trading star power forward Pau Gasol for a top-10 pick...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 2,638 reads 24 comments

  20. NBA Trade Rumors: Raptors & Rockets Talking Deal to Send Kyle Lowry to Toronto

    According to Chad Ford and Marc Stein of ESPN , the Houston Rockets are extremely high on center Andre Drummond and power forward John Henson and are looking to trade up in the draft...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 8,566 reads 20 comments

  21. Raptors Rumors Round-Up: Nash to Toronto Gaining Steam, Bulls a Trade Target?

    Captain Canada, also known as Steve Nash, is one of Toronto's main free-agent targets as they attempt to spend some of the cap space GM Bryan Colangelo collected over the past couple of seasons...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 7,382 reads 23 comments

  22. Adam Lind and Travis Snider: Are They in the Long-Term Plan for the Blue Jays?

    Both Adam Lind and Travis Snider have had some success at the major league level, but recently, both of their careers have taken a turn for the worse...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 1,743 reads 7 comments

  23. After Acquiring James van Riemsdyk, Are Toronto Maple Leafs Done Dealing?

    The Toronto Maple Leafs ' offseason checklist included, in no specific order, to get a No. 1 center, get some extra size up front, improve their mobility on the back end and get that No...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 5,559 reads 44 comments

  24. James Van Riemsdyk to Leafs: Toronto Pulls off Blockbuster Post-Draft Deal

    In some breaking news, the Leafs have traded Luke Schenn for forward James Van Riemsdy k. The move doesn't come as any surprise as the Leafs drafted two stud defenceman with their first two picks in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 1,497 reads 15 comments

  25. Toronto Maple Leafs: 7 Goalies the Leafs Should Pursue by Trade or Free Agency

    The goaltending position has long been a position of need for the Toronto Maple Leafs , ever since the lockout and the eventual retirement of Hall of Fame goaltenders Curtis Joseph and Ed Belfour...

    Brad LeClair Written by Brad LeClair about 2 years ago 4,504 reads 6 comments