1. Toronto Maple Leafs Starring Role: Kessel Named NHL's First Star of the Week

    Talk about coming full circle for the Toronto Maple Leafs sniper Phil Kessel . Just over two weeks ago (Feb. 12) Kessel played his 14th-straight game without scoring a goal...

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  2. James Reimer: Toronto Maple Leafs Goalie Ignites the City

    In the beginning, James Reimer wasn't even in the conversation. 61 games into the 2010-11 season, and he's all anyone can talk about when it comes to the Toronto Maple Leafs...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 1,344 reads 29 comments

  3. NHL Injuries: 10 Teams Most Impacted This Season

    For teams in the NHL, it's not so much if you will have injuries throughout the regular season, but how many you sustain before it's all said and done. And this season, there has been no shortage of injured bodies for teams to deal with...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 7,271 reads 42 comments

  4. Joffrey Lupul: How the Toronto Maple Leafs New Addition Gives Them Playoff Hopes

    He's only been a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs for five games, but so far it's looking like Joffrey Lupul may play a bigger role than originally expected...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 1,824 reads 63 comments

  5. Toronto Maple Leafs Phil Kessel: Talented Scorer or Problem Child?

    He's about as streaky a scorer as they come. After not tallying a single goal in over a month (14 games), Phil Kessel has three goals in 48 hours...

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  6. Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Kris Versteeg: Acquire Flyers' 1st-, 3rd-Round Picks

    It was not too long ago that Kris Versteeg hoisted the Stanley Cup last season as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks. He will now be joining the team that he beat in those very Finals, the Philadelphia Flyers...

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  7. Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Ideas: 10 Teams That Could Use Phil Kessel

    Listen, Phil Kessel is not being dealt from the Toronto Maple Leafs. So for those of you that wish such a fate upon the 23-year-old, don't get too excited. Brian Burke is not going to go trading the player he spent so much to acquire...

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  8. Maple Leafs Trade Francois Beauchemin: What The Deal Means For Toronto

    Brian Burke is at it again. While this season for the Toronto Maple Leafs has had its fair share of trade rumours swirling, no one seemed to anticipate the trade that took place on Wednesday afternoon...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 3,464 reads 107 comments

  9. NHL Trade Rumours: 10 Players Who Could Help the Toronto Maple Leafs

    With the NHL Trade Deadline on Feb. 28, the time remaining for teams to make those tweaks, or major moves to their rosters is dwindling by the day...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 15,048 reads 39 comments

  10. Toronto Maple Leafs: Clarke MacArthur Undoubtedly Deserves a Contract Extension

    He was signed to a one-year contract by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the offseason, and given the season to show what he was capable of. Some questioned what his role would be on the team and if he really could be effective for the club...

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  11. Toronto Maple Leafs: Story Lines That Remain to Be Seen This Season

    Let's face it, the remainder of the Toronto Maple Leafs 2010-11 has the potential to be the least meaningful second-half in NHL history...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 1,060 reads 15 comments

  12. 2011 NHL All-Star Game: Why This Weekend Was Made for Phil Kessel

    Phil Kessel is going to win the MVP at the 2011 NHL All-Star Game this weekend. This is not a statement coming from the Kessel-crazed Maple Leaf fan, or the follower of said team who desperately needs something to cheer about this season...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 3,039 reads 56 comments

  13. Toronto Maple Leafs: Power Ranking Their Top 10 Players in the Minors

    For a Toronto Maple Leafs team that has struggled to find success this season, it may already (once again) be time to look ahead to the future of the club, and the players that may ...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 11,671 reads 19 comments

  14. Toronto Maple Leafs: Grading Each Player's Performance

    We're starting to run out of ways to describe how the 2010-11 season has been for the Toronto Maple Leafs. It's been so up and down at times that it's difficult to tell which team will show up on any given night, or if one will show up at all...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 2,158 reads 19 comments

  15. Toronto Maple Leafs: Tough Five-Game Set Crucial Before All Star Break

    With less than two weeks remaining until the All Star break kicks in, most of the Toronto Maple Leaf players will be looking forward to a few days off away from the ice...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 973 reads 13 comments

  16. Maple Leafs Decision Time: Could They Seriously Send James Reimer Down Now?

    Something funny happened during the battle for the Maple Leafs starting goalie job between J.S. Giguere and Jonas Gustavsson heading into 2011. Neither of them ended up between the pipes...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 2,202 reads 88 comments

  17. Toronto Maple Leafs Midseason Report: Grabovski, Waffles and a Goalie Carousel

    It has been an interesting start to the 2010-11 NHL season for the Toronto Maple Leafs , to say the least, as the first half has had it's fair share of ups, downs and plenty of unexpected along the way...

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  18. Maple Leafs' Decade of Draft Woes: Visit From Blues Serves As Cruel Reminder

    There are more than a few words that would bring a laugh or tear from a Toronto Maple Leafs fan. Stanley Cup, would be one of the most obvious. Waffle, would be another...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 1,027 reads 14 comments

  19. 2011 NHL All Star Game: Fan Votes Show Six Starters All Have Something In Common

    The NHL released the names of the first six players voted into the 2011 NHL All Star Game today, less than a month before the spectacle will take place on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011...

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  20. Toronto Maple Leafs: 2011 Will Be a Year of Change

    They may have had an impressive 5-1 victory over the rival Ottawa Senators to kick off 2011, but there are still plenty of things that are going to change for the Toronto Maple Leafs this year...

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  21. The Lighter Side of Hockey: A Toronto Maple Leafs Christmas Story

    Ah yes, Christmas. A time to spend with family and friends, sip eggnog, and receive cards from people you weren't sure still existed...

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  22. Defensive Duds: Maple Leafs Blue Liners Deserve Some Blame For Offensive Woes

    Care to guess at the only NHL team not to have at least one defenseman with more than one goal this season? Here's a hint: the name of their storied franchise comes from the objects off the same trees as maple syrup...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 1,116 reads 53 comments

  23. The 50 Best Goalie Mask Designs in NHL History

    It began in 1959. After experimenting with designs off the ice for months, Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jacques Plante felt he had found the right kind of goalie mask to use for protection in a game, but there was just one problem...

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  24. Toronto Maple Leafs: Balanced Offensive Attack Proving to Be More Effective

    Okay, attack might be a stretch when describing the Toronto Maple Leafs ' offense. Phil Kessel finished last season with 30 goals for the Leafs...

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  25. Dion Phaneuf's Return to Calgary: Why the Maple Leafs Made the Right Move

    Thursday night in Calgary will be more than just a game for Dion Phaneuf. It is his first return to the place where he started his career; drafted ninth overall by the Flames ...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about almost 4 years ago 2,120 reads 69 comments