Maple Leafs: After Another Tough Exit, What Comes Next?

The 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs are rolling on, but the Toronto Maple Leafs aren’t playing which means much of the talk in hockey is about why the Toronto Maple Leafs aren’t playing. If you’ve been anywhere near the various media outlets over the last few days, you know much toner has been leaked in post-mortems,Continue reading “Maple Leafs: After Another Tough Exit, What Comes Next?”

Maple Leafs: Lamoriello, Hunter Out as Dubas Era Takes Shape

With the news earlier Tuesday that the New York Islanders officially signed Lou Lamoriello as their president of hockey operations, two things happened: First, the irritable Internet commentariat faithfully (and ironically) announced their indifference. Second, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ organization crystallized into its vision for the future. Lamoriello was, of course, the general manager ofContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Lamoriello, Hunter Out as Dubas Era Takes Shape”

Maple Leafs: Lamoriello Finished as General Manager

Lou Lamoriello is out as general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, the team announced Monday. “Three years ago, Lou and I agreed on a contract that would see him serve as general manager of the Maple Leafs for three years and then transition to senior adviser for the following four years,” president and alternateContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Lamoriello Finished as General Manager”

Brendan Shanahan Retires

After 21 seasons in the National Hockey League, Brendan Shanahan announced his retirement on Tuesday. In a release to the league, Shanahan said: “I would like to thank my family and all of the friends who have helped me achieve and maintain my childhood dream of playing in the National Hockey League. I am enormouslyContinue reading “Brendan Shanahan Retires”

Philly Interested in Shanahan?

Brendan Shanahan wants to play in the National Hockey League this season, that much is clear, and the Philadelphia Flyers may well be the team that he winds up skating for. The Ottawa Sun is reporting that Shanahan, who is now 39, is being courted by the Flyers. The newspaper also placed the Montreal CanadiensContinue reading “Philly Interested in Shanahan?”