1. NHL Video: Linus Omark and The Top 5 Goals, Saves, and Hits Of The Week

    What a week it was in the NHL. Sidney Crosby taking his scoring-at-will to a level seldom seen in this era, Tim Thomas continuing his unconscious play while still looking like he ...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 1,176 reads 3 comments

  2. Dion Phaneuf's Return: What It Means For The Maple Leafs' Defense Core

    Dion Phaneuf was lucky when the skate of Ottawa Senators forward Peter Regin sliced his thigh and caused him to miss over a month of action. It could have been much, much worse...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 804 reads 13 comments

  3. NHL Power Rankings: The Top 15 Rookies This Season

    Sometimes it's good drafting. Other times it's the luck of the draw. But no matter how it happens, when a rookie has a fantastic start to a season, it's almost a bonus to any team...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 3,430 reads 4 comments

  4. Toronto Maple Leafs Unlikely Hero: Colby Armstrong's Return Has Major Impact

    Colby Armstrong got back into the lineup Saturday night for the Toronto Maple Leafs, and he turned out to add a lot more than anyone (maybe even his own teammates) would have expected...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 1,270 reads 51 comments

  5. Toronto Maple Leafs' Tough December Schedule Could Make or Break Their Season

    While the first day of December usually brings about thoughts of the holiday season that will be in full effect over the next 25 days or so, it's a little different for the Toronto Maple Leafs...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 526 reads 2 comments

  6. NHL Trade Rumours: Top 25 Defensemen Who Could Be on the Market in 2010-11

    When a team is in need of a defenseman during the season in the NHL, they quickly realize that they can be few and far between, especially in the salary cap era...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 5,994 reads 26 comments

  7. NHL Trade Rumors: 15 Players Who Might Push the Leafs into the Playoff Race

    Saying the Toronto Maple Leafs need help this season before they can make a legitimate push for the playoffs is not a shock to anyone...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 5,643 reads 88 comments

  8. Toronto Maple Leafs: Why Home Ice Needs To Be Sweeter if Team Wants Success

    Home sweet home. Unless you're the Toronto Maple Leafs in the past few seasons, that is, because home has been anything but sweet for them or their fans...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 536 reads 17 comments

  9. Toronto Maple Leafs Monster: Jonas Gustavsson Reminds Us Hockey Isn't Everything

    Sometimes hockey just doesn't matter. In the case of Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Jonas Gustavsson , this weekend may have been a painful reminder of just that...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 1,599 reads 27 comments

  10. Toronto Maple Leafs' Keys To Success: Kris Versteeg and a Potent Powerplay

    Call me crazy, but did we just witness the key to miraculously fixing all the Toronto Maple Leafs' problems in the span of two games? Probably not, but it seems like the team has ...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 944 reads 39 comments

  11. Maple Leafs Rising Defenseman: How Luke Schenn Quickly Became One of Team's Best

    It's hard to find someone who wasn't hard on Luke Schenn after his less-than-stellar season last year...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 1,624 reads 135 comments

  12. Maple Leaf Moves: With Pressure on Kadri, Will Keith Aulie Impress Under Radar?

    In case you live in a house without electricity, or were working in a mine shaft all day, you certainly heard that the Toronto Maple Leafs, in a desperate move, have called up Nazem Kadri and Keith Aulie from the Marlies of the AHL...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 532 reads 7 comments

  13. NHL All-Star Game Changes Not Enough: What the Fans Really Want To See

    The NHL 's Annual GM meetings have been happening all this week, with each team's GM present as they discuss the current state of the game, and additions or rule changes that need to take place...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 914 reads 25 comments

  14. Maple Leafs Scoring Woes: What They Can Learn From Tampa Bay, Steven Stamkos

    I know, I know, writing about the Toronto Maple Leafs needing a set-up man for Phil Kessel is about as original as a Brett Favre story. And as old as him...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 751 reads 26 comments

  15. Maple Leaf Monster Performance: Why Jonas Gustavsson Could Be the Answer in Net

    Wednesday night in Washington , Jonas Gustavsson played the best a goalie can possibly play in a loss. Even though it ended 5-4 in the shootout in favour of the Capitals, the "Monster" had a monster game between the pipes for the Leafs...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 1,494 reads 27 comments

  16. Movember Madness: The Best Moustaches in Toronto Maple Leafs History

    "A man without a moustache is like a cup of tea without sugar." As the old English proverb (apparently) states, there are few things in the world that can define a man more than a moustache, and nowhere is that more clear than in the NHL...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 2,230 reads 8 comments

  17. Trick or Treat in Toronto: Halloween Costume Ideas For Maple Leafs Players

    Some would argue that it always feels like Halloween around the Toronto Maple Leafs, as they're haunted by the fact that they haven't won a Stanley Cup since 1967, which is the longest such streak in the NHL...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 1,318 reads 10 comments

  18. Maple Leafs Curse of the Crease: Toronto Finally Beats a Backup Goalie

    Colton Orr , tired of losing hockey games, decided to take matters into his own hands on Tuesday night in Toronto, ending what was turning into quite the little curse for the Maple Leafs...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 1,031 reads 24 comments

  19. Maple Leafs' Reality Check: Phil Kessel, Clarke MacArthur Need Help on Offense

    This is a recording. Phil Kessel can't do it alone this season for the Toronto Maple Leafs . As the final whistle blew Saturday night in Philadelphia and the Leafs skated ...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 1,123 reads 65 comments

  20. The NHL Is Great But Here's What I Hate: Why Hockey Games Can Drive Us Crazy

    Don't get me wrong, I absolutely love the NHL . There are few things in this world that I'd rather be doing than watching a hockey game...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 422 reads 6 comments

  21. Phil Kessel, Luke Schenn and What We've Learned About the 2010-11 Maple Leafs

    Few expected the Toronto Maple Leafs to start out on such a torrid pace to start the 2010-11 NHL season and none would have expected the Leafs to be sitting atop the Eastern Conference...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 1,012 reads 14 comments

  22. The 50 Hardest Slap Shots in NHL History

    The slap shot. Until the 1950's in the NHL, coaches frowned on the use of the slap shot during games because it was thought to take too long for a player to get it off...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 26,613 reads 45 comments

  23. Tomas Kaberle Conundrum: Would the Toronto Maple Leafs Be Crazy To Let Him Go?

    It's become increasingly clear in this young season that I may have had no idea what I'm talking about. Not a surprise...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 2,120 reads 38 comments

  24. Tim Brent and the Secret to Maple Leafs' Success: Third Line's the Charm

    It wouldn't be a stretch to say that the new fan-favourite on the Toronto Maple Leafs, Tim Brent, might be living somewhat of a dream right now...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about over 3 years ago 1,035 reads 10 comments

  25. 2010-11 NHL Predictions: Bold Proclamations of Winners, Losers and Sidney Crosby

    There's just something about the preseason. It has its purpose; each team uses it in whatever way they deem necessary, along with radio, TV, and internet personalities preview, ...

    Jon Neely Written by Jon Neely about almost 4 years ago 2,396 reads 137 comments