Maple Leafs: Thornton Signing a Win/Win Situation

As almost everyone knows, Joe Thornton has signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Leafs announced their new hire Friday. Thornton signed a one-year contract for the league minimum salary of $700,000. There are no bonuses involved in the contract, so what you see is what you get. The 41-year-old is currently skating with HCContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Thornton Signing a Win/Win Situation”

Maple Leafs: John Tavares Out at Least Two Weeks

Toronto Maple Leafs forward and captain John Tavares will be out for at least two weeks with a broken finger, the team announced Thursday. The centre sustained the injury Wednesday during Toronto’s 4-3 loss to the Washington Capitals. He took a Morgan Rielly shot off the hand with about five and a half minutes toContinue reading “Maple Leafs: John Tavares Out at Least Two Weeks”

Maple Leafs: What to Expect from Jason Spezza

The Toronto Maple Leafs are used to having every single detail scrutinized, from lineups to the ins and outs of practice. It’s part of life. When the Maple Leafs picked up 36-year-old Jason Spezza on July 1, there were questions. Understandably so. And when head coach Mike Babcock scratched Spezza for the season opener againstContinue reading “Maple Leafs: What to Expect from Jason Spezza”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

It was another hot summer for the Toronto Maple Leafs, the team that never ceases to make headlines. Whether it was the overdue Mitch Marner contract, which will be contested ad infinitum, or the alleged pants-dropping actions of Auston Matthews and the story still unfolding out of Arizona, the Six is certainly in the news.Continue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs”

Stars: Dallas Closes Out Nashville with Game Six Win

It took just over 17 minutes of overtime, but the Dallas Stars eliminated the Nashville Predators from the playoffs Monday night. The Stars snagged the 2-1 victory, effectively ending their first round series with Nashville in six games. Dallas will go on to face the St. Louis Blues in the second round. The series-winning goalContinue reading “Stars: Dallas Closes Out Nashville with Game Six Win”