The Toronto Maple Leafs (4-0-1) look to remain undefeated in regulation tonight against the New York Rangers (1-2-1) at the Air Canada Center in what should be a spirited affair.
Some of the storylines heading into tonight's game include Sean Avery (surprise, surprise), Kris Versteeg and Dion Phaneuf.
Let's start with the super pest, Avery. It was only six days ago the 30-year-old agitator was attempting to get under Mike Komisarek's skin. Surprisingly, Avery only received a two-minute minor and no disciplinary action was taken. My personal opinion aside, Avery should anticipate a whole lot of weight flying his way. However, it's important the Leafs don't get too caught up in his antic...
In an interview conducted by the FAN 590, Brian Burke revealed the Toronto Maple Leafs are "open for business" regarding trade negotiations.
Although Burke didn't reveal specifics, one would assume the Leafs are in the market for a big center. To be fair, Tyler Bozak and Mikhail Grabovski provide decent production down the middle, but neither are an adequate choice for a number one center in the long-term.
So get your trading caps on because the Internet is going to be flooded with trade proposals, most of which completely ridiculous. With rumors afloat that the Leafs are interested in Brad Richards, who is a pending unrestricted free agent, Burke declined to comment when asked if he w...
Upon drafting defensive stalwart Luke Schenn fifth-overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs had hoped they obtained a young defender capable of anchoring the blueline for years to come.
Advertised to deliver menacing hits and possess exceptional defensive awareness, it didn't take long for Schenn to crack the Leafs' roster. As an 18-year-old defenseman he donned the Blue and White for 70 games, rarely looking out of place---a rarity for young defensemen in the NHL. He had fans salivating for more, but he regressed in his second campaign, enduring the dreaded sophomore slump.
With plenty of questions surrounding the Leafs' defense heading into the 2010-11 season,...
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Leafs have won 3 games, and before you laugh, realize what month it is. Yes people, it's October and the Leafs have won three games, six points, which ever way you want to look at it.
So what have we learned these past three games:
* Plan the parade jokes have officially passed Justin Bieber in popularity. One of them is lame and annoying. I'm Just sayin'
*The Rocket Richard Trohpy will officially be named the Abandoned Thrasher MacArthur Trophy at the end of the season.
*There's a better chance that Phil Kessel passes on a two on one than Nazem Kadri gets recalled given that Tim "Who The @#$%" Brent has two goals already.
*Ron Wilson will stop a...