1. Toronto Maple Leafs: 2009 Draft Analysis

    There is disappointment in Toronto concerning the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 2009 draft picks. It’s the kind of dissatisfaction your stomach feels after having a rice cake instead of cheese cake...

    Tommy G Written by Tommy G about 5 years ago 970 reads 0 comments

  2. Close but No Cigar: The 40 Best Players Whose Names Aren't Etched on the Stanley Cup

    Chris Osgood throws his fatigued arms in the air as Johan Franzen enthusiastically clenches Henrik Zetterberg. Mike Babcock throws himself into the arms of his assistant coaches...

    Tommy G Written by Tommy G about 5 years ago 9,519 reads 32 comments

  3. Legendary Toronto Maple Leaf Trios

    The 2008-09 NHL season was a stepping stone for the Toronto Maple Leafs. There wasn’t very much to be excited about for Leafs Nation except for a possibility at a brighter future...

    Tommy G Written by Tommy G about 5 years ago 1,490 reads 0 comments

  4. NHL Defensive Minded Prospects Are Not Valued In Comparison to Dynamic Scorers

    Whenever I read prospect analyses and biographies I tend to cringe. It’s especially unbearable when the player in question is a forward. I find it ignorant to think that the only value a player has is his ability to put the puck in the net...

    Tommy G Written by Tommy G about 5 years ago 120 reads 3 comments

  5. Luke Schenn Isn't Going Anywhere, Maple Leafs Say

    According to the Fan 590 and AM 640, the rumour that Tomas Kaberle, Luke Schenn, and the seventh pick for the Lightning's Ryan Malone and their second pick overall is not going to happen...

    Tommy G Written by Tommy G about 5 years ago 746 reads 2 comments

  6. Boudreau Is Annoyed, and Who Can Blame Him?

    If you think I’m talking about the Capitals playoff situation, then think again. But I wouldn’t suggest that he’s not aggravated about that too...

    Tommy G Written by Tommy G about 5 years ago 414 reads 10 comments

  7. The Hockey Card: An Industry That's Lost Its Soul

    I remember those days as a kid when I spent countless hours studying my hockey card collection. Who knew how much they would be worth? I just loved hockey cards, and I couldn’t get enough...

    Tommy G Written by Tommy G about 5 years ago 224 reads 0 comments

  8. Trade Rumor: Luke Schenn to ACME for Bugs Bunny

    Now that I have your attention, let’s talk about a rumour that’s been going around about Luke Schenn being traded to the New York Islanders for their first round pick in the 2009 NHL draft...

    Tommy G Written by Tommy G about over 5 years ago 448 reads 7 comments

  9. Has Individuality Disappeared in the NHL?

    The recent criticism over Alexander Ovechkin’s 50 goal celebration has led me to notice that the NHL is losing its individualism. I’m not just talking about player celebrations and antics...

    Tommy G Written by Tommy G about over 5 years ago 601 reads 0 comments

  10. Top 25 Aging Athletes that Continue(d) To Dominate

    People in their late 30’s and early 40’s are still considered to be young and at the peak of their lives. Right? Well not in professional sports where an athlete is considered “over the hill” by the age of thirty five...

    Tommy G Written by Tommy G about over 5 years ago 1,469 reads 5 comments

  11. Toronto Maple Leafs Fans Hoping for Last-Place Finish To Snag No. 1 Draft Pick

    There are many Leafs fans who would thoroughly and genuinely relish the moment if the Toronto Maple Leafs finished the season in last place...

    Tommy G Written by Tommy G about over 5 years ago 158 reads 6 comments

  12. Justin Pogge Is Not Ready for NHL

    You can’t blame the players, because everyone learns and adapts at different rates. In June 2004, Justin Pogge was just another junior goalie with potential in the CHL...

    Tommy G Written by Tommy G about over 5 years ago 139 reads 8 comments

  13. Maple Leafs Trade Deadline Analysis

    Let’s take a look at what the Maple Leafs acquired on the 2009 trade deadline. Trades Olaf Kolzig Jamie Heward Andy Rogers 4th RD pick 2nd RD pick 2nd RD pick Conditional Draft Pick ...

    Tommy G Written by Tommy G about over 5 years ago 263 reads 0 comments

  14. New Jersey Devils at Toronto Maple Leafs (March 3, 2009)

    I don’t want to take too long with this post game review given the fact that I want to analyse the trades made by the Toronto Maple Leafs. All I can say is that Vesa Toskala made some spectacular saves against the Devils...

    Tommy G Written by Tommy G about over 5 years ago 38 reads 0 comments

  15. Maple Leafs @ Senators (Feb 28, 2009)

    The game in Ottawa showed me that the Leafs seem to be creating a winning culture and that’s very important for a rebuilding team.  Especially if that organization is trying to rebuild their image as a winner...

    Tommy G Written by Tommy G about over 5 years ago 36 reads 0 comments